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Beggin Strips or the Real Thing?

Let’s look at a popular “grocery store” treat touted as good for your dog.    Yes, it is made with real bacon.   But first comes Ground wheat, corn gluten meal, wheat flour, water, glycerin, ground yellow corn, sugar, soybean  meal…..and then bacon.    Followed by several chemical preservatives and chemical dyes.     Then consider a healthful […]

Springtime Pet Safety Tips (from ASPCA)

Springtime Safety Tips Spring has sprung, and with the change of season, our thoughts turn to Easter celebrations, spring cleaning and much-needed home improvement projects. Before you embark on seasonal chores or outdoor revelry, take inventory of potential springtime hazards for your furry friends. *If you suspect your pet may have come in contact with […]

Bladder Health from Herbsmith

Bladder Health An animal eats some food The animal’s body digests the food Through digestion, the food is absorbed into the blood stream The process of digestion causes the liver to produce ammonia, which combines with other elements in the body (like carbon, hydrogen & oxygen) creating a by-product called urea nitrogen The kidney concentrates […]

Happy With Fromm! Testimonial

We are so grateful for our customers!  Reprinted here with permission of the owner. Thanks, Bev!             Subject: Happy with FROMM > > Tracy- Just wanted to share with you what great review we got from Chloe’s > vet check today. When the vet came in her first comment was […]

Chicken Fat and Allergies

We frequently have customers concerned about the presence of chicken fat in pet foods.   They have pets believed to be allergic or that show sensitivity to chicken proteins.    That is the key point….protein is the normal component that is responsible for causing an allergic reaction.    And chicken fat contains virtually no protein […]

Selecting The Right Dry Dog Food

From Whole Dog Journal…. How to select the right dry dog food (kibble) for your unique dog in 10 steps. By Nancy Kerns How do you select your dog’s food? Do you just buy what your dog’s breeder recommended? Get whatever dog food is on sale? Ask the sales clerk for his opinion? Well, that’s […]

Pets Are Children’s Best Friends

Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with siblings. The research adds to increasing evidence that household pets may have a major influence on child […]

Do You Buy Pet Food From Any of These 6 Con Artists?

Reprinted from http://healthypets.mercola.com/ By Dr. Becker I frequently discuss “prescription” pet diets here at Mercola Healthy Pets in terms of the cheap, biologically inappropriate ingredients they contain, much like most other processed pet foods on the market. I typically don’t talk as much about the high cost of these diets or the fact that there’s nothing […]