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Month: April 2015

6 Steps to Help a Choking Dog

6 Steps to Help a Choking Dog

One of the scariest things to happen is to have your dog choke in front of you. Unfortunately I have known several families who have had their dog suffocate to death. One family had a boxer who they were feeding popcorn too during family movie […]

Resources for Pet Assistance Programs

Resources for Pet Assistance Programs

After browsing the internet for different pet related resources for a friend of mine, I came across some awesome pet assistance programs. This is a huge in depth list of where you can get assistance if you are struggling to afford your pet. To me […]

Human Medicine that is Okay for Dogs

Human Medicine that is Okay for Dogs

Did you know that there is some human medicine that dog’s can have? There’s not many, but in a pinch they can really help alleviate your dog’s symptoms. Follow the dosage listed below very closely as dog metabolisms are not the same as humans. Also […]

Homemade Dog Pill Pockets

Homemade Dog Pill Pockets

Do you have a dog that hates taking his medicine or pill? I know I struggled for a long time getting Ginny to take her supplements. She would spit them out and lock up her jaw so I couldn’t even try if I wanted to!! […]

How to Make Dry Shampoo for Dogs

How to Make Dry Shampoo for Dogs

Giving old dogs baths, or baths during the winter for large dogs can be tricky. Normally your options come down to wrestling your dog into the bathtub, or making a trip over to the groomers. Luckily for me George can easily walk over the edge […]

2 Ways to Feed your Dog a Raw Bone without the Mess

2 Ways to Feed your Dog a Raw Bone without the Mess

There are two different kinds of raw bones. Raw meaty bones which are supplemented for a meal, and marrow bones. Raw meaty bones tend to be softer bones, such as duck necks, many people are concerned that dogs eating bones is bad. Eating bones are […]

How do I Stop my Dog from Scratching?

How do I Stop my Dog from Scratching?

George’s paws become super itchy and red after he walks through freshly mowed grass, and during the spring.  It got to a point where I use to put socks on his paws to stop him from licking between his toes, but that didn’t stop him […]

Is Canned Food only a Treat?

Is Canned Food only a Treat?

The other day in the store, a couple came in with their new puppy. They had several valid questions about the different kinds of dog food, feeding science based formulas or the holistic approach. They were quite mixed up on canned food only being a […]

How to Store Homemade Dog Treats

How to Store Homemade Dog Treats

Learning about dog treat storage may be the last thing on your mind when you first start baking for your dog. It is much funner picking out all those cute cookie cutters and finding the perfect recipe than thinking about how to store the biscuits. […]