You wouldn’t think trimming your dog’s nails would cause such angst, but it does. Most humans and their furry friends dread the nail trimming process. I must admit, I was once fortunate enough to have a dog that would sit and give me each of her paws to have her tails trimmed. It was amazing. […]
Well as the title sais, it’s flea and tick season again. That’s good news for most of us as the snow is all gone. We can now look forward to sun filled days, frolicking in the wild with our dogs and getting lots of sun. Just one thing you should do every year, get flea,[…]
A new geneticially modified fish is coming to our stores in the next 18months, will you be ready? The FDA is appoving genetically modified Salmon, composing of 2 types of fish with an addition of a synthetic DNA. This GM salmon is said to grow fives times larger than the average sized salmon at twice the rate. This means[…]
I don’t know folks, this dog claims to be the strongest dog in the world. What do you think? Supposedly, this is a deformed Whippet. Twice the weight, and born with a disorder. Disorder? – twice the muscle, or 24 pack. Anyone say photo-shop? I have to see it to believe it. Blog away.
The immune system is an intricate biological protection system responsible for determining what belongs to and in the body versus what does not belong and requires elimination. It defends the body against infection, disease and foreign substances. […]
It’s the end of summer and you are preparing for fall. School maybe in for some of you, others might be preparing their kids for a fall term. Getting your kids ready for school can be a tedious and time consuming affair. During these times, you must remember not to forget your other family member, your dog. […]
During the summer months and especially August, I don’t have to tell you that temperatures can soar well above 100. I have been hearing many cases of people leaving their dog in the hot car or outdoors without shade and water. This is a major NO NO and can be dealt with a fine and even imprisonment if caught.
What’s the Scoop on Pet Waste and Water Quality?
It’s first thing in the morning and the dog wants to go out right NOW, the cats are standing by their litter box waiting for some fresh kitty litter, and your toddler is demanding a trip to the park to feed the ducks. While none of these activities may sound like a major threat to the environment, animal waste is one of the many little sources of pollution that can add up to big problems for water quality and may cause human health problems as well. […]
Our dogs’ noses are much more sensitive than they appear: an on-going research study suggests that dogs can smell the early and late stages of lung and breast cancer. Their sensitive noses pick up on the scent of toxins and could be a great asset in the medical feild. In this study which will be[…]
Organic food is produced according to certain production standards. For crops, it means they were grown without the use of conventional pesticides, artificial fertilizers or sewage sludge, and that they were processed without ionizing radiation or food additives. For animals, it means they were reared without the routine use of antibiotics and without the use[…]