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 […]
Wholesome Pet Essentials Newsletter October 2016 Store Hours: M-F 10:00 am-7:00 pm Saturday 9:00am – 6:00pm Sunday 11:00am- 5:00pm Phone (515) 289-2006 What’s New: Lots of new products are arriving on our shelves. Outward Hound toys – multiple squeakers, bottle crunch toys; new kitty litter boxes and mats; food dishes and more! New treats […]
**NEW** cat food…we’ve got Pure Vita single source proteins-great for cats with allergies and sensitive tummies! Plus, Koha canned food is low in fat and comes in Venison and Kangaroo (great for allergy prone cats).
If you rebook your pet for their next full groom when you checkout from the current grooming session we’ll apply a 10% grooming discount on that next booking. Includes only the regular grooming charge and does not include a discount for any “add on” services. The discount will not be taken […]
Gluten — Beware This Inferior Dog Food Protein Impostor Hey, nobody likes an impostor. Am I right? Yet you may have already come face-to-face with this unexpectedtrickster and not even known it. You see, in the world of dog food, protein truly is the Holy Grail. Dogs crave it for survival. And companies market it for […]
Rudy increases his pace on the treadmill, a stoic expression on his face. On the other side of the room, Lucy is having a blast as she moves her legs through the water to reach the other end of the pool. Nearby, Larry concentrates as he begins a warm-up routine incorporating balancing exercises using the […]
Why keeping a dog’s nails short and sweet should be a top priority for all dog owners. (Excerpted from Whole Dog Journal) By Denise Flaim Let’s get this out of the way first: Nobody, it seems, likes to “do” dog nails. Not you, not the dog, nor anyone else who may be called upon to […]
from our friends at vetstreet.com What’s almost as much fun as welcoming a new dog into your home? Going on a shopping spree to make that welcome complete! Let’s face it. Even though your new dog can thrive on love and attention, even dogs have a materialistic streak, and they won’t turn down a plush […]