DCM CONCERN–

Arielle West Dogs, Nutrition & Health

Dr. Sheila Dodson with Mariposa Veterinary Wellness Center recently shared this article with us concerning the DCM issue. We found this to be a well thought out article on the topic so we wanted to share it on our website for our customers as well.   https://justinshmalberg.com/blog/2019/7/3/dilated-cardiomyopathy-and-grain-free-diets-thoughts-on-the-fda-update?fbclid=IwAR2mxnsPsW9RyAgZ9LOZWE3yVsTIa4-9xjz7Ws4grg68rqNTxa8KSDzTHUM

Summer Sizzle

Arielle West Dogs, Nutrition & Health

Fun in the sun is what summertime is all about. You can finally enjoy the outdoors without having to wear a coat or worse, snow boots. Your pets can enjoy the nice weather too as long as you keep in mind that our dogs do not handle heat the same way we do. Dogs have a higher body temperature than …

Holistic Approach To Protecting Your Pet From Summer Pests

Arielle West Dogs, Nutrition & Health, Supplements

Our companion animals like to spend all the time they can with us, and right now that means spending more time outdoors. It’s important to consider the following and take steps to prevent doing harm to our pets. Pest Busters Bloodsucking parasites can take the fun out of summer. Skin problems like fleabite dermatitis can cause dogs and cats to …

Ready for Raw Meaty Bones

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By Debra Manfield, Owner Benefits of feeding raw bones to dogs Raw meaty bones, introduced properly into your dog or cat’s diet, can become an important part of your pet’s health. Raw weight bearing bones, like the femur or knuckle, are considered recreational bones. They provide the best in dental hygiene, especially if the bone still has cartilage, tissue and …

How to Tell if Your Pet Has Allergies

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4 Remedies to Try for Itchy Pets If you’ve ever had an itch that can’t be scratched or one that a scratch can’t satisfy, you understand how uncomfortable your pet with allergies can be. The stopping mid-meal, mid-play, mid-walk and mid-sleep to scratch is frustrating, irritating and downright annoying to pets and to pet parents. Itching and scratching are often …

Pet Obesity Dog On Scale

What to Do If Your Pet Is Overweight | Pet Obesity Part One

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With the holidays over, it’s time to turn a critical eye to body shapes. No not ours, our pets! The APOP (Association for Pet Obesity Prevention) reported in 2016 that over half the dog and cat populations are overweight. Obesity is defined as a body weight of 10 – 20% above the ideal weight. When checking your pet, a good …

Why You Shouldn’t Shave Your Dog In Summer

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Holistic Care/ By Julia Henrigues  It’s hot and sticky across most of North America at this time of year. I have two Samoyeds and they would far prefer the temperatures to be at the other end of the spectrum. Anything over 40° is hotter than they’d like. Winter is definitely “their season.”  So yes, they do feel the heat in …