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Category: Nutrition

obesity in dogs

Addressing Obesity In Animals

Obesity is a severe and debilitating illness, and the most common nutritional disease in both animals and people. Estimates suggest that up...

Mushrooms For Your Dog’s Immune System

My dog, Cardiff, is a neutered Welsh terrier who has suffered three bouts of typically fatal  Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA)...

no GMO for dogs

No GMO for animals

Like the proverbial canary down the mine shaft, dogs have become our sentinels.  They alert us to health hazards in the home environments...

food for your dog's brain

Food for your dog’s brain

If you’ve ever felt lazy after eating a big meal, or hyperactive following a sugary treat, then you have an idea of how what we eat can...

antioxidants for dogs with cancer

Antioxidants in animal cancer treatment

Chances are, most of us will eventually have to deal with a diagnosis of cancer in a beloved dog or cat. Surgery, radiation therapy and...

supplements for pets

Should I add supplements to my animal’s diet?

Not surprisingly, our animals’ health is beginning to mirror our own. Today we’re seeing many of the epidemics that have plagued...

Top 10 herbs for your dog

Aside from their fragrance, many herbs are brimming with flavor and healing qualities that you can share with your dogs and cats. Consider...

supplements for senior dogs

Senior animals & supplements

If there’s any drawback to companion animals, it’s that they don’t live as long as we’d like them to. One day, we realize the...

Understanding Pica & Your Dog

Pica is a condition in which dogs crave the ingestion of unnatural food sources. While it may seem unusual, it’s actually fairly common....

Understanding Raw Food Diets For Dogs

It used to be that if you wanted to feed your companion a raw diet, you had to make it from scratch, and that meant buying all the...

Holiday Menu For Your Dog

What would your dog love if she could choose a special holiday dinner? We asked Audi Donamour to come up with something fabulous and she...

homeopathy for animals

10 homeopathic remedies for dogs

Based on the principle that “like cures like”, homeopathic remedies are effective healing methods that go deep to the root of a...

The Benefits Of Cranberries

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without cranberries. Not only are these colorful little fruits full of flavor, but they’re also...

High Vitamin B Recipes For Your Dog

Bs for your buddy B vitamins are found in many foods, including: Alfalfa Asparagus Bananas Beans, e.g., kidney beans Cantaloupe Carrots...

supplements

Supplements For Your Dog

Whether you feed your animal a raw or home-cooked diet, or a premium canned or dry food, the bottom line is that each animal is as unique...

diet

5 Tips For The Best Dog Diet

Garbage in, garbage out. It’s as true of our bodies as it is of computers, and it applies as much to your dog or cat as it does to you....

holiday

Holiday Tips For Your Dog

A happy, healthy holiday …for you and your animal The holiday season has arrived! It’s exciting, it’s busy and for most of us,...

animal-friendly herb garden

How To Build Animal-Friendly Herb Garden

Herbs are amazing plants. Not only do they possess many culinary and healing properties, but they’re also wonderfully fragrant and easy...

trends

Top 10 Dog Trends

Gone are the days when our canine buddies lived outside in dog houses. At night, you can find most dogs curled up at our feet or on cushy...

genes

The Relationship Between Dog Genes & Diet

Wholesome high-quality food can help keep your dog healthy by enhancing his immune system and reducing the risk of disease. But did you...

Peanut Butter Truffles

INGREDIENTS 1 cup peanut butter (with no added salt or sugar) You can also use other nut or seed butters 1 cup oatmeal ½ cup carob powder...

quality food for your cat

Quality Food for Your Cat

Your cat is an obligate carnivore, which means she must eat meat in order to thrive. Of course, the quality of the diet is only as good as...

garden

Building A Dog-Friendly Dream Garden

Ever wonder what Rover is thinking about when he’s surveying your back yard from the porch steps? Perhaps he’s dreaming of a...

Birthday Cake For Your Dog

So your dog is turning one! Where did the time go? Studies show that more people these days recognize and celebrate their dog’s birthday....

essential fatty acids

Essential Fatty Acids For Your Dog

Omega 3 essential fatty acids from fish oils can help prevent and alleviate allergies, arthritis and other common canine problems. You’ve...

veggies

Top 10 Fruits and Veggies For Your Dog

A variety of nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables can help your dog live a healthier, longer life. Feed as snacks or add a tablespoon or...

labels

The Importance Of Reading Dog Food Labels

If you want to offer your dog good nutrition, how do you know you’re giving him a good quality product? The best way is to learn how to...

Homemade Dog Training Treats

INGREDIENTS (Choose organic whenever possible) 1 pound chicken livers 3 cloves fresh garlic (optional) Organic whole flour of your choice...

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