Probiotics for dogs, whether from supplements or natural sources, can help improve digestive and immune system health in your pet. Both good and bad bacteria can live inside the gastrointestinal tract of dogs. Probiotics are the good or friendly bacteria (and yeast) needed in the gut for healthy digestive and immune system function. Dr. Judy […]
We know the importance of staying fit, but did you know fitness is also crucial for dogs? A fit dog is less likely to develop joint issues and behavioural problems.
So how do you start your dog on the road to fitness? The answer depends on your dog’s age and current activity level. Here’s how to get your dog going on the path to physical fitness…
While many of your favourite activities decreased or stopped during the COVID 19 pandemic, some people used the downtime to learn or enhance a skill, like baking, artwork or home improvement. This increase in the number of people doing new things came with a corresponding increase in the number of pandemic-related […]
A recent research study of stressed-out college students found the simple act of petting therapy dogs proved to be more effective at enhancing thinking and planning skills than traditional stress-management programs. The three-year Washington State University study, published in May in the journal AERA Open, randomly assigned students to four-week programs with different combinations of […]
High quality, biologically available, healthful diets for dogs and cats are the best path to optimal health and longevity. Historically, pet foods were commercially prepared with rendered and rejected meat by-products from the human food industry, sometimes known as the 4 D’s – dead, dying, diseased, or disabled. They also included vitamins, minerals, and low-grade […]