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What I've Learned So Far: Raising a Happy Puppy

Raising a puppy can be a daunting endeavor. Here are a few bits of advice that I’ve collected from experience, my veterinarian, friends, and online that will (hopefully) help one have a happy, lasting canine companionship. 1,101 more words


The Ad Agency: A Pet Food Tool

The more I research the pet food industry, the more I learn about how its manufacturers love to fool loving pet parents into believing that their ingredients are human grade, by using pictures that show fresh veggies and plump chickens.   875 more words


Why Can't my Dog Live Forever?

I came across an interesting factoid the other day that got my little brain thinking about longevity. Specifically, as it relates to my dogs. The average lifespan of a Canadian in 1970 was 69 for males & 76 for females. 1,150 more words

Updated List of Best-to-Worst Types of Pet Food

By Dr. Becker and Diane Weinmann

Feeding your pet is a major portion of your job as a pet parent. You obsess and worry if you are feeding the right food, heck, you are inundated with commercials on the TV of which food is best for your pet.  2,382 more words

Animal Health

Is your pet considered a "Senior Citizen"?

With the recent advancements in veterinary care and nutrition, our pets are living longer, happier lives. Most pet owners understand the importance of early veterinary care & feeding a quality diet to their puppy or kitten. 601 more words

Pet Care

Why I Trust Our Vet

Early yesterday I noticed a response to a comment I made on a blog post about the differences between IBD and IBS. This response, while well-intentioned I’m sure, irked me a bit. 607 more words


The Nutram Optimum Transition Challenge

It’s that time of year when things become topsy-turvy. Things are changing. It’s out with the old and in with the new.

Bachaesh and I have moved from the quaint Tri-Cities to the hustle and bustle of the GTA. 437 more words