We’ve been buying our pups Purina’s Pro Plan food for a while. It is supposed to be their upper line and is not inexpensive, especially when you are feeding three large dogs. I thought I was buying a good product until a friend sent me over this information from Dogs Naturally. It has to do with aflatoxins and melamine or cyanuric acid being found in the food. Toxins which can make your dog very sick and in some cases be deadly. Like back in 2007 when there was an outbreak of contaminated dog foods and dogs died because of this. Read the full story »
Last year we lost our 14-year-old dog, Copper. She was a great girl but her last few years she suffered a number of health issues. She developed diabetes and required insulin shots twice a day, had trouble walking, and a chronic cough along with some other health problems. We did everything we could to keep her as comfortable and happy as possible.
Some of these things were as easy as making sure she had the right medications and others involved making changes in our house to help her get around easier. As your dog gets older there are things you can do to accommodate their changing needs. Here are five great tips from the Hartz blog. (more…)
There’s an article on Pet 360 but nowhere do I see a Chowberger listed. In case you don’t know what a Chowberger is it’s part chow, some leonberger, with a twist of retriever. That’s me, of course. While the post may be interesting I cannot verify the accuracy because if I’m not on there who knows what else they left out. Woof! -Kensy, The Dog (more…)
Services dogs are known for lending assistance with everyday tasks to those who are disabled but they do so much more. The emotional support they provide is priceless. Here is the story of two of the Boston Marathon victims and how their dog has helped get them through some really tough times. (more…)
We now have our third puppy mill dog, Bethany, who we adopted seven months ago. When we adopted our first, Logan, we really didn’t know what a puppy mill was. That was back in 2009 and we learned so much since then. I spread the word as much as I can so that when folks see those adorable puppies at pet stores or from puppy mills they realize that there is so much more to it than just the cute face their looking at.
Have a great weekend.
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