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Bloat The Second Leading Killer of Dogs

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Bloat is an Extremely Serious and Deadly Condition: Bloat, it sounds innocuous, like, “Hey I feel bloated.”  Yet bloat is the second largest killer of dogs right after cancer.  I’m writing this post because a friend of mine lost his dog last week to bloat.  It was a normal day and a very normal dog.  Jeri (Jericho) was a border collie mix …

oatmeal breakfast for dogs

Home Cooked Meals for Dogs -Breakfast

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Ever wonder what your dog might love for breakfast?  Home cooked meals for dogs are my dog’s favorite, here’s a recipe of Oatmeal and Blueberries. I found this recipe in Dr Jean Dodds book, Canine Nutrigenomics.  I’ve been feeding it to my dog ever since.  It’s a simple recipe and my dogs love it. Oat Meal Frozen Blueberries Manuka Honey …

Biking with your Dog – Fitness

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Giving your dog a balanced routine of training, fitness, diet and love is important to their well-being.  I enjoy biking with my dogs as long as it’s on a quiet street and provided the dog has been taught how to run with a bicycle.  There are many injuries that can occur if a dog doesn’t learn properly.  I will post info on …

Xylitol Poison for Dogs

Xylitol Poisoning Dogs

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Good for You, Deadly for Your Dog – Xylitol. A while back I reposted a thread about the dangers of Xylitol for dogs. I find it important to share things like this.   This post is very personal because last Wednesday I came home early to find my dog, Maya, had ingested a large amount of Xylitol. I keep a sealed …

Grooming Your Dog

Grooming Your Dog

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To bathe or not to bathe your dog.   Some people may say that dogs in the wild and wolves don’t bathe, so why should I bathe my dogs? Simply put: Because we care! There are some important aspects to remember when grooming your dog; it’s not just about shampooing, there are other things to consider. Grooming should be done by …

Dog Food Extras

Dog Food Extras

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I believe that you can always make your dog’s meal better by adding some dog food extras.  I call them toppers as well and it makes me happy to slip a little extra surprise in my dog’s meal. If you’re feeding your dog canned food or kibble, you can always enhance the experience for your dog’s palate by simply adding some …

Home Prepared Beef Recipe for Dogs

Home Prepared Meals for Dogs – Beef Tripe

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I love to feed natural, home prepared meals for my dogs, with natural ingredients.  I’m sharing today’s breakfast recipe here.  Be aware that there are many ingredients that are good for dog and a few that aren’t.  I urge you to research what the best foods are and also check to see what agrees best with your dog’s stomach.  Even though an ingredient …

Dog Treadmill DogTrotter

DogTrotter Dog Treadmill

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DogTrotter Dog Treadmill I own a DogTrotter  and I will say its one of my very favorite things.  It’s beautifully made and works great.  My dogs love it and I know they are safe and getting in great shape.  It’s more than a machine, it’s a work of art. Each DogTrotter is hand made to order.  They are all made …