Safe Pet Treats – What Are the Best Treats for Your Dog?

Dog with bone

There is a considerable amount of controversy over whether or not to feed dogs bones as treats. And, what about pig ears? Or jerky pet treats? While bones, jerky treats, pet chews and pig ears seem to be natural choices to give your dogs to nibble and chew on, here are … Continue reading

Dog and Cat Food Ingredients
to Avoid

Wheat gluten

Since the emergence of the natural pet food market in 2004, pet food has improved markedly.  The focus has shifted from merely sustaining your pet to providing natural health solutions including naturopathic and preventative care. A bag of pet food is not just a bag of food, but a bag … Continue reading

Hip Dysplasia and Joint Issues

Hip dysplasia xray

There are a number of ways to prevent and/or treat a dog or cat with hip, bone, and joint issues ranging from hip dysplasia to arthritis.   For the sake of time and effort, this article will focus on hip dysplasia, as it is the most common of all the hip, … Continue reading

Coconut Oil – A Super Food for Your Pet

Coconut oil

Coconut oil is known by many as a super food.  In people, research has shown that the fatty acids specific to coconut oil, called medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), are processed through our bodies differently than the fatty acids you find in other high-fat foods, like cheese.  This remarkable compound doesn’t require energy … Continue reading