Monthly Archives: January 2018

Own a Pet, Improve Your Health: Here’s Why

Little boy and white puppy outdoors in summer

Twenty-nine years ago, in 1988, the first survey was conducted to determine how many U.S. households owned a pet and the answer was 56%. Now, according to the American Pet Products Association, that percentage has risen to 68% in 2017. That’s 84.6 million U.S. homes in which birds,

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Using Hemp CBD Oil To Treat Our Dogs


With more than a half a dozen states having now fully legalized cannabis (both hemp & marijuana) and with 19 more medically legalized states, the momentum for full cannabis legalization is accelerating in the United States. Among the many benefits that cannabis legalization would bring, one that is not mentioned as often is the prospect of using cannabis to treat our pets.

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Diffusing essential oils, kills cats [Infographic]

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Just Food For Dogs Dog Food Recall of January 2018

January 15, 2018 — Just Food For Dogs of Los Alamitos, CA, has advised its customers that the company is voluntarily recalling specific recipes of its cooked frozen dog food due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.

What’s Recalled?

We have reached out to the company for details.

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Safe Dog Food Bowls (and How to Keep Them That Way)


Lots of different kinds of food bowls are marketed for pets, but are all materials safe? And if dogs are so good at fighting bacteria, how often should their food bowls be cleaned?

I am sometimes shocked at the state of the dog bowls I’ve seen at some of my friends’ homes.

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5 Steps to Enhancing Your Dog’s Store-Bought Dog Food

Our readers have learned how to identify the best commercial foods when they shop for their dogs. But whether you feed dry kibble or canned food, even the best commercial diets can be improved with the addition of appropriate fresh foods. We know that, when it comes to enhancing an already complete &

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