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Winter Woes

People suffer from seasonal depression, but do pets? Pets need daily exercise for physical and mental stimulation. The parts of the world experiencing colder, shorter and darker days may make people feel gloomy and exercise more challenging. Half way through the...

How I got my dog to lose weight

Reflecting back to just over a year ago, I wrote about my desire to be more active with my dog. I resolved to walk 10,000 steps with my dog daily in an attempt for both of us to lose weight. We achieved our goal of being active most days and, as a result, we both lost...

Beware of potato in dog food

More and more pet parents are making the switch to grain-free food for their dogs. The awareness of food allergies among dogs and the lack of nutritional benefits of grains for pets are spreading. Before one reaches for that bag of dog food in which the packaging...

5 Foods to Keep Away From Your Dog This Thanksgiving

Letting your dog enjoy a special dinner or leftovers over the Thanksgiving holiday may seem like a good idea, but think again. Is giving in to those pleading eyes and letting your dog scarf down some of the feast in a few minutes or less worth an expensive visit to...