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OUR FAT PETS (from New York Times)

in Frontpage Article August 2, 2018

  Our Fat Pets Sixty percent of cats tip the scales at unhealthy weights, slightly more than the 56 percent of dogs. It’s not good for them. By Susan Jenks Like most cats, Max had a swagger in his walk. But because he was slightly overweight, the 15-year-old Maine coon began having trouble “jumping up on […]

Fireworks and Storms

in Frontpage Article June 25, 2018

Who has a dog OR a cat that is stressed out during storms and fireworks? Did you know that we have several all-natural supplements/treats etc. that can help ease their anxiety? Stop in today and let us help you find the very BEST option for your pet(s). We have a wide ranging choice of products […]

What’s the Scoop on Poop?

in Frontpage Article June 6, 2018

From our friends at Holistic Select….. What’s the Scoop on Poop? All embarrassment aside for a moment, it is time to take a closer look at your pet’s poop.  As responsible pet parents, we have a great opportunity to evaluate the general health – and specifically, the digestive health – of our pets by closely […]

Feeding “Acid Washed” Pet Foods

in Frontpage Article May 15, 2018

Some veterinary “prescription” diets utilize ‘hydrolyzed protein’.   In the old days one would have seen the term used to describe a feed ingredient that was not very desirable from a nutritional standpoint made better.    For example, hydrolyzed feather meal.     Chicken feathers.   Boiled in hydrochloric acid and then neutralized with sodium hydroxide it takes the protein […]

Pancreatitis in Dogs

in Frontpage Article, Uncategorized April 20, 2018

Pancreatitis in Dogs At Wholesome Pet Essentials we have several diets that fit the profile needed for a dog/cat with pancreatitis.   The “prescription” food offered by your veterinarian is not the only low fat option available.    (The following is from PETMD) The pancreas is part of the endocrine and digestive system, which is integral for the […]

Why Pick Up after Your Pet?

in Frontpage Article April 16, 2018

You’ll Probably Never Leave Dog Poop On the Ground Again After Read This… Do you poop and scoop, or bend and pretend? Here’s why you shouldn’t  leave dog poop behind When you let your dog out into the backyard to do his business, you may not immediately clean up after him. If you are taking your dog out in […]

Champion Pet Foods Suit

in Frontpage Article March 22, 2018

You may  have heard of a lawsuit filed recently against the manufacturer of Acana and Orijen petfoods.   The suit claims Champion has been negligent in their claims of high quality in both advertising and labeling their products.    The lawsuit is based off data that has already been debunked in credentialed testing and even a casual […]

Cleaning Your Pet Food Bowl

in Frontpage Article March 14, 2018

Do you regularly wash your pets food bowl?    Please do.    A recent study by NSF International examined 30 everyday items from 22 different households and pet food dishes ranked 4th in the final list of germ spots.   Pet food bowls can serve as ideal breeding ground for bacteria, mold and yeast.    It […]

Nationwide Pet Obesity Problem

in Frontpage Article February 13, 2018

(courtesy of CBS News) A new study shows the nationwide obesity epidemic now includes our pets. Busy lifestyles and unhealthy diets are wreaking havoc on our pets and while porky animals may look cute, the extra fat can cause life-threatening conditions, reports CBS News correspondent Don Dahler. “Overweight and obesity in our cats and dogs […]