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Dogs Dog Allergies

Caring for a Dog with Allergies

It turns out no one is immune to allergies, not even our furry friends. Hopefully, your dog doesn’t have a serious problem. Some allergy symptoms are mild, like increased scratching, runny eyes,…

Dogs yorkie laying with a bowl of dog food

4 Ways To Help Your Dog Eat Better

Dogs love food and are always tuned in to their stomachs. They know when it’s time for breakfast and dinner, and they hang around the kitchen hoping we’ll ‘accidentally’ drop something. Most…


What’s In Your Dog’s Bowl? 5 Nutrients He Might Be Missing Out On

by Daniela Baker

You want the very best for little Lucky, from his toys to his dog food. However, if Lucky isn’t getting all the nutrients he needs each day, he may not enjoy the best of health.

In this article, we’ll help you understand what’s in your dog’s bowl, along with 5 nutrients he might be missing out on. We will also explain how you can supplement these nutrients to keep Lucky as happy and healthy as can be.

Before we start, please remember to check with Lucky’s veterinarian before adding any supplements to his diet. Giving Lucky too many supplements or the wrong supplements can be dangerous.

Cats cat eating kibble out of a food dish

Proper Cat Diet & Nutrition

Everyone knows that proper diet is important to keep us healthy and happy – but do you realize that the same applies to your cats? But what’s best? Should you feed them…

Health & Safety Announces 6 Unsettling Facts about Pet Food

With many options for your pet’s food, it can be difficult to choose which is best. As we all know, price doesn’t always guarantee quality, and self-proclaimed quality isn’t always true either.

Unfortunately, these days many of the marketed pet foods are full of things that can be harmful to your pet. outlined six important things to remember before purchasing your pet food in the article found here.


Merrick Pet Care Recalls Texas Hold’ems 10 oz Bag because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 3, 2010 – Merrick Pet Care, Inc. of Amarillo, Texas is extending its July 2,2010 recall of 10 oz “Beef Filet Squares for Dogs (Texas Hold’Ems)” pet treat (ITEM # 60016 LOT # 10084TL7 BEST BY MARCH 24, 2012) to also include 83 cases of “Texas Hold’ems” (ITEM # 60016 LOT # 10127 BEST BY MAY 6, 2012) because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products. People handling the treats can become infected with Salmonella, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the chews or any surfaces exposed to these products. Consumers should dispose of these products in a safe manner by securing them in a covered trash receptacle.


Joint Rescue

Does your dog need help getting up the stairs? Does your cat have difficulty jumping up onto your lap? Are your pets stiff and lacking energy in the morning? Unless you have acquired loving pets equipped with super powers, then you’re well aware that pets, just like us, are susceptible to getting arthritis and joint stiffness problems as they age.

Can the dreadful signs of joint deterioration and arthritic symptoms be treated naturally? Maybe! Stephanie Evans of Bottled Fitness thinks so. She’s written to tell us all about Joint “Rescue” Chewables, a homeopathic pet remedy for dogs or cats suffering arthritis or other joint problems.

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