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Your Dog’s Food Source

Raw egg, chicken, beef, mutton, fish, quail are the most preferred ingredients in case of dog diets that are prepared fresh and in-house. Taurine is one of the essential ingredients for a dog’s nutrition. Similarily the vitamin thiamine needs to be supplemented as an ingredient.

Tags, Tattoos and Micro-Chips

Some form of pet identification is a necessity these days due to licensing needs, laws and bylaws across the United States and Canada – but it is also a way to protect yourself from ever losing your dog permanently. Licensing originally began as a way to reduce the numbers of the stray dog menaces in […]

Pet and Livestock Vaccinations

I know this is a sensitive topic for some, so I’ll try to stay in between the lines and not place any of my own beliefs around vaccinations for pets and livestock into this article. Everyone should make their own minds, and will need to live with the consequences behind vaccinating or not vaccinating their […]

Dog Parasites: Fleas and Heart Worm

We’ve battled them in both lifestyles – the concrete jungles as well as the forest surrounded fields. For years they seem to disappear from our lives, only to return again whenever a new dog enters into our lives or a stray cat is brought home. They’re fleas, ticks, and internal parasites and they’re sickening when […]

Feed Your Dog for Health and Longevity

A family that we were close to, and as a result considered their pets as our own, lost their treasured black lab this past winter – to cancer, a likely result of low quality dog food. He was a sweet old guy that was loved by all. A few years back he started to develop […]

Fleas and Worms on the Farm

In the country you may just find fleas to be a serious and ongoing problem for your pets. This can be especially true if you are new to your country home and pets inhabited the property before your purchase. After you have been in your new home for 4-6 months and have rid your pets […]