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Preservatives and Ingredients in Pet Products

Preservatives and Ingredients in Pet Products

Last week a reader thanked me for the info on flea and tick medications, and let me know that many big name pet stores still sell treats made in China that can be hazardous to a dog’s health.  I don’t feed my dogs too many bones or cookies, but I decided to do a little research anyway. “Made In China” on pet related items has been a red flag since they had a pet food recall around 2007.  In this…

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Homemade Dog Food, Recipes, Supplements, Suggestions

Homemade Dog Food, Recipes, Supplements, Suggestions

It has been about 3-4 weeks now since I have started making the dogs their own dog food.   I had always kept them on high quality food.  I used Blue Buffalo’s fish and oatmeal food for the longest time.  Yuki has always been allergic to chicken and Bacio doesn’t do very well on lamb. The past year has been tough trying to find a kibble that suits both the dogs.  Bacio started having head tremors last November.  Initially I…

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Blue Buffalo Sale at Petsmart this Month!

Blue Buffalo Sale at Petsmart this Month!

Hey guys, Just a heads up to anyone that feeds their dogs Blue Buffalo brand dog food.  It’s $5 off this month at Petsmart.  My two white dogs eat the whitefish and oatmeal variety because of their weird food sensitivities.  Yuki is allergic to chicken and Bacio didn’t do well on lamb based food as a puppy. After I wrote that first paragraph, I thought about it, and the $5 I’m saving on food will probably be reinvested in a…

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Yuki won’t be getting Turkey, will your pooch?

Yuki won’t be getting Turkey, will your pooch?

With Thanksgiving only a few days away, I feel the need to remind all my friends and family that may see Yuki on Thanksgiving to refrain from giving her turkey.  For most dogs scraps of turkey are perfectly fine, especially white meat, without fat or skin (its bad for the dogs and can lead to pancreatitis).  Yuki, however, is allergic to fowl, that’s chicken, duck, and turkey among other bird meat. Since dogs can’t talk, dog owners need to be…

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