Pet-Proofing Your Home

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014

Here are some tips to keep your pet safe in the confines of her own home — 1. Remove candy or nuts from locations where pets can reach them. Chocolate is toxic to dogs and nuts can be dangerous by ingesting or choking. 2. If moth balls are used, keep pets away from those areas. 3. Keep the toilet seat down. 4. Check the security of the garbage can....

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People Treats for Dogs

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014

People Treats for Dogs

Dogs are always looking for a treat and who can resist their smiling mugs when they dance around to entice your good virtue knowing his weakness. With my pack, I practice “nothing in life is free”…nothing received if not earned. As long as my pups sit, lie down or practice a substantial stay cue, they receive a reward. As tempting as it is to present a scrumptious bone from...

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DIY Sweet Tator Chews

Posted by on Sep 22, 2013

DIY Sweet Tator Chews

I make a weekly, what I call “deposit,” at the big pet store buying such supplies as dog food, cat food, litter, treats, chews, cute toys…OY! So, when I come across a way to save on at least one of those expenses…I’m gonna try it! On my last grocery trip I purchased one large sweet potato. Now, usually my pups enjoy when I peel it, cut it up in...

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Preventing Pet Obesity

Posted by on Dec 8, 2012

According to veterinary surveys, more than half of our pooches and kitties are overweight. That puts them at higher risks for arthritis, diabetes, kidney and heart disease, high blood pressure and cancer. So, what’s the best way to begin slimming down? Calculate your pet’s optimum caloric intake. If you don’t know how many calories your pet needs, how do you know how much to feed them? Do you read...

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