Pet Obesity Reality Check

Arielle West Articles, Cats, Dogs, Nutrition & Health

Pet obesity is a very serious health concern for our furry family members. Obesity can result in serious adverse health effects, such as reducing the lifespan of your pet. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), in 2014, an estimated 53 percent of dogs and 58 percent of cats in the U.S. were overweight or obese. Most dogs …

New Encouraging News Regarding Rabies Vaccinations for Dogs and Cats

Arielle West Articles, Cats, Dogs, Nutrition & Health

Results of a study performed by Kansas State University recently released are favorable for supporters and leaders of the charge against over-vaccinating pets. The study results show that most pets are protected against rabies from their initial rabies vaccinations, and that boosters are not necessary. A fact that has a big impact on how pets with out-of-date vaccinations that are …

Storing Dry Pet Food

Arielle West Articles, Cats, Dogs, Nutrition & Health

Dogs Naturally Magazine published a very informative article about how and how not to store dry pet foods that we definitely feel is worth sharing. To start, the expert in the article advises a bag of kibble, once opened retains the full nutritional value for TWO WEEKS, TOPS, thanks to the oxidation process. Tips On How To Enhance The Life Of …

Steve’s Real Food

Arielle West Cats, Dogs, Featured Products, Nutrition & Health, Pet Food

One of the very first companies to distribute a raw meat product nationwide!  Steve’s Real Food has always been committed to quality and now they are also committed to being green, ensuring that their entire product life cycle has little impact on mother nature. Steve’s Raw Goat Milk Yogurt with Coconut flour and Chia seeds. A tasty treat packed with …

Why LID Diets May Be Your Pets’ Best Friend

Arielle West Allergies, Articles, Cats, Digestive, Dogs, Nutrition & Health

Many times a week we are visited by pet owners, concerned about their pooches various health issues. The most common ailments consist of paw chewing and licking, skin rashes and hair loss, gut issues, diarrhea, vomiting, gas and yeast overgrowth. These symptoms may be caused by a number of things, but diet is always one concern. Here we will discuss …

BRAVO RECALLS SELECT CHICKEN AND TURKEY PET FOODS BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE SALMONELLA HEALTH RISK

Arielle West Cats, Dogs, News, Nutrition & Health, Pet Food, Recalls

Bravo of Manchester, CT is recalling select lots of Bravo Turkey and Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with …

Kong Aussie Sticks Recall

Arielle West Cats, News, Nutrition & Health, Recalls, Toys & Gifts, Treats

Kong Aussie Sticks dog treats have been recalled by the product manufacturer due to possible contamination with mold. The products being recalled have the following item numbers: Item 75559 Item 75560 And these “Best Before” dates: 1/30/16 1/31/16 The recalled product is reported to have only been for sale at PetSmart. More Information, and what to do if you have …