Is Your Dog Getting Enough Calcium? Calcium’s Importance to a Dog’s Diet.

Most of us have heard the word ‘Calcium’ and have a minor understanding about what it is and what it does. From a scientific perspective, Calcium is a chemical element and the fifth-most-abundant element by mass on Earth. It is absolutely essential for living organisms. Of course, this includes humans – and our furry friend the dog. While it’s true …

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A Holistic Dog Food Diet Starts & Ends With The Ingredients

We see a lot of “buzz” words in the food community these days. We hear things like: gluten-free, grain-free, organic, GMO free, and holistic. The same words are beginning to show up on dog food labels as well. What exactly does holistic mean, especially when it comes to describing holistic dog food? In simple terms, a holistic diet is meant …

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The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Dog Food

So you’ve just come from the dog adoption event around the corner. Your new best friend is sitting in your passenger seat and you’re headed to the pet store to get him the essentials: a bowl, a leash, a collar, and of course – dog food. As you and your buddy peruse the dog food aisle you see shelf after …

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Four Signs Your Dog Doesn’t Like His Dog Food

Dogs love to eat, trust me, I’ve seen them go after food like there isn’t any left on the planet. In fact, many dogs treat mealtime as the best part of their day. However, there also are a lot of dogs that wish their owners would feed them something they actually wanted to eat. Too many dogs go hungry because …

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Why Bringing Your Dog to Work Can Improve Your Job Performance

Do you have a dog friendly workplace? The average American works 40 hours a week inside an office building. For dogs whose owners commute to a workplace, this could mean that your dog is at home alone for nearly 10 hours in a given day. This can lead to significant stress for both the dog and you, the owner. In …

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Raw Feeding Guide: Whole Prey Model Raw vs. Pre-Ground Raw

As part of our raw feeding guide series we discuss different aspects of raw feeding including the different types of raw diets and how they differ, as well as different ways to feed raw dog food. In this portion we’ll talk about the difference between the Prey Model Raw (PMR) and Pre-Ground Raw, the pros and cons, as well as …

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10 Apps Every Dog Owner Needs in 2016

Today nearly 50% of all people with a cell phone access the internet through their mobile devices. Not surprising that even in the world of the saturated App market, there are still useful, amazing apps that help make our lives better, all at the click of a button. Check out the top 10 apps all dog owners should have on …

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Organ Meat as Dog Food: The What and the Why

When most of us, as humans, think about organ meat we scoff – or maybe get a little sick to our stomach. Human beings don’t normally eat organ meat as a part of the primary diet, at least not in North America. However, for pets, organ meat is not only essential, it can prove to be the difference in your …

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The 10 Things You Need to Know About Raising A Puppy

Puppies are adorable. There’s a reason they have their big doe eyes and they stumble around like Bambie because they need us to take care of them. However, anyone who has ever raised a puppy knows, that they are a lot of work and can try at your patience. Here are the 10 things you should know before you dive …

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Dog Food Recalls: Why Your Dog’s Food May Be Pulled Off the Shelf

The rise in Internet usage allows us to stay connected more today than ever before. It allows us to access critical information at a moments notice, sometimes even saving us from dire consequences. This is true not only on a human level but for our pets as well. Dog food recalls are an all too common occurrence today, and we …