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Why Does My Pup Do This: The Science Behind Why Dogs Eat Grass

If you’re out on a walk with your dog or sitting out in the back yard with your pup, you may notice him occasionally taking a nibble of the grass. This action often leads us dog parents to question, “why does my dog do that?” Is my dog sick? Is he hungry? Is my dog […]

Dog Dental Hygiene: How to Keep Your Pup’s Teeth Clean

Many people go years and years without paying any attention to their dog’s teeth. Then, suddenly, a dog stops eating or gets sick and it turns out the dog has a rotten tooth or tooth infection. If this has happened to your dog, you’re not alone. In fact, most people have no idea that their […]

Winter Skin and Paw Care: How to Keep Your Dog Healthy in Cold Weather

It’s a scorcher here in New Zealand! But a lot of folks in the Northern Hemisphere are having other problems… During the winter months, it’s common for humans to suffer from dry skin or chapped lips. The reason: cold weather literally sucks the moisture out of us. What you might not know is that dogs […]

The TOP 3 Dog Popsicle Recipes of ALL TIME! (That Your Pup Can Indulge in This Summer)

Everyone loves indulging in a cold treat on a hot day—even your dog! That being said, a lot of human treats, like… Dairy-based ice cream Sugar-laden popsicles Artificially flavored slushies …aren’t a healthy or safe option for your pup. Not to mention, if your dog is obese, those fat and sugar-filled treats could contribute to […]

Dog Obesity: Is My Dog’s Weight Damaging His Health?

As dog lovers, we want to do everything possible to provide our pups with the best life ever. And sometimes, that means spoiling our dogs with all sorts of treats, chews, and table scraps. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with that. However, I do believe that moderation is key. I’ve gone to far too […]