What is a Raw Diet For Dogs?   The basis of  a raw diet  supports feeding your dog a complete raw diet, one that you have either purchased or prepared yourself. The diet is referred to as BARF and depending on who you ask, stands for ‘Biologically Appropriate Raw Food’ or ‘Bones And Raw Food’.  Our dogs… Read More

What’s In That Can Of Dog Food? Recent history has shown that all pet owners need to be vigilant when it comes to the food that we feed our pets. We have found it necessary to become  experts at reading labels and knowing what is safe for our pets. Today I want to talk about Carrageenan which… Read More

Safe For your Pet Should Always Equal Safe For You In my last post I talked about Salmonella, a bacteria infection can effect a pet that has eaten contaminated food and people that have handled  contaminated food. This exposure can be extremely dangerous to someone with a compromised immune system, such as a person that is undergoing… Read More

  What is Salmonella? Salmonella is a bacterial disease of the intestinal tract. In extreme cases, the bacterial can enter the bloodstream. Pet food is made with ingredients that can contain Salmonella, such as eggs, chicken or poultry. Although processing normally destroys bacteria, Salmonella can live on pet food for months. The overuse of antibiotics, in… Read More

Looking for that perfect holiday gift for your dog? With Surpise My Pet, you can express your love all year long with monthly deliveries of a box of toys, treats and other great surprises! When you sign up, you do so based on the size of your dog, so that the box that they receive… Read More

I give a monthly gift to my local Humane Society and today I received a letter from them thanking me for my efforts and inviting me to do more. Their accomplishments this year include placement of 91% of the animals that were brought to them for help, and providing assistance to more than 2,700 families… Read More

  Just Say No To Pet Stores   In august of this year, the City Council of Beverly Hills, CA passed an ordinance that states that pet stores can no longer sell animals that have been commercially bred.  This means that the owners of pet stores can only  offer pets that have come from rescue… Read More