Caustic substances and your pet

As the weather gets warmer and our pets are outside more, their exposure to caustic substances increases as well. Listed below are caustic substances your pet could come in contact with both inside and outside of your home. If you think your pet has swallowed a caustic substance, DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. These substances can […]

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Houseplants poisonous to pets

Dogs and cats, especially puppies and kittens, love to snoop and chew on greens, so it’s best to eliminate any poisonous houseplants from your household. I have found different plants listed in various places, so I’ve tried to combine them into one list. There may be others, so if in doubt, it’s best to call […]

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Three common items toxic to pets

There’s a great article from Dr. Barchas’ vet blog, on three common poisons for our pets that I thought was worth mentioning here. Take note about the chewing gum, because I haven’t seen it mentioned in other lists of items that are toxic to pets. Here’s an excerpt from Dr. Barchus’ article: “Despite the huge […]

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Adding an older cat to a multi-cat household

We recently adopted Angel, a 10 year old female cat from some people who needed to find a new home for her because of allergies in the household. When I decided to adopt Angel, I knew I would be facing some different challenges than I had with our previous additions because of Angel being an […]

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Treats for Training

During any given training session, you will end up giving your dog A LOT of treats? So, how do you do this without adding pounds to your dog?There are many options and you may need to experiment to see which one is best. The first option is to simply use the dog’s regular food as […]

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How to Make Freeze Dried Dog Treats

Freeze Dried Dog Treats Freeze drying is like putting foods in a state of suspended animation. The process was first made popular by the astronauts and is used today to make food for camping and for emergency rations. Freeze dried dog treats are perfect for vacations, camping trips, or just for keeping around the house […]

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Easy Homemade Dog Treats

As more individuals are becoming conscious about their eating habits and health, they are also becoming more concerned about their pet’s health and diet as well. Making homemade dog treats is not only a fun and interesting project that the whole family can participate in, but it will also give you the peace of mind […]

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Add Variety to Your Dogs Diet

Lot of dog owners tend to find a food that works well for their dog and stick with it…forever. I have taken a different approach and would like to explain it along with my reasoning.​I tend to change the dog’s food about once a week or so. The timing has everything to do with the […]

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