• Why Do My Dog’s Feet Smell Like Fritos?

      Have you ever cuddled up next to your dog and noticed a distinct smell coming from their feet? This is commonly known as “frito feet.” This smell, which usually occurs within the ears or feet, is usually related to yeast overgrowth. Learn what you can do about it!

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    • Five Reasons Your Dog May Stink

      Does your dog have an awful stench – even after a bath? Getting to the root cause of your dog’s smell is essential for their overall health. If your dog is stinky, there’s a reason.

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  • Improving the Quality of Dry Food with Supplements

    We could write a blog every day for a year and still not cover every supplement and their use. There is a supplement that can benefit just about every condition and issue, and they can also be used to boost nutrition. We recommend a variety of supplements for varying reasons, however the most common reason is to improve upon a kibble. For example, we may add moisture to aid in digestion and to reduce inflammation. Or, we may add omega [...]

    History of Pet Food

    The beginning of pet food as we know it began in the year 1860 with the invention of the “dog biscuit” in England. A gentleman by the name of James Spratt made this biscuit from vegetables, beef blood, wheat, and beetroot. These biscuits became incredibly popular, and by 1890 the commercial pet food industry had made it to the United States with other companies making their own version of the dog biscuit. In 1907 the Milk Bone was born in […]

    Does the Way You Purchase Your Pet Food Pose a Risk?

    In our previous posts we’ve examined how dry food or “kibble” came to be and why it might not always be a one-size-fits-all option. The pet food industry has boomed over the past couple of decades, with some incredible advancements in the last decade alone. However, have some of these advancements come at a cost? Let’s take a look: We now have canned pet foods that are more edible than some canned human foods, freeze dried complete meals, kibble mixed […]

    Grass Eating…Problem or Not?

    As greenery awakens in springtime, we often see our cats and dogs munch on some of the freshly grown grass and other vegetation. You have likely been told at some point that your pet eating grass may be an indicator of an upset stomach. However – this is likely not the case, and most instances of dogs or cats eating grass are perfectly normal and healthy! While dogs are hunters by nature, they are also known to scavenge. While many [...]

    What You Need To Know About Tick-Borne Illness

    Yes, it's true - ticks are already here! After only a few short weeks of warmer weather, our flea and tick preventatives are already in high demand! The past few years we have seen an epidemic of ticks, and I have been asked every question about ticks, tick-borne disease, preventative etc. However the one question I've been asked the most is “why are they SO BAD these past few years?” We also know that ticks can carry some nasty diseases [...]

    So – You’ve Adopted a Kitty!

    We bet you’re wondering how to make this change for you and you kitty as smooth as possible – and we’re here to help you do just that! Give your new cat or kitten enough time to decompress. Most cats prefer time to themselves to become comfortable with the sights, smells and noises associated with their new home. Overcrowding them or forcing them to be held can create a skittish cat. Letting them come to you is a great way […]

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