5 Ways to Prevent Pet Poisoning

March 6, 2019

In 1961, Congress designated the week of March 16-22 as National Poison Prevention Week. Since then, the pet loving community has adopted the idea and expanded it to be Pet Poison Awareness Month. So we’re focused on passing along as much information as we can to keep your pets safe… Read More

12 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

October 31, 2018

Have you ever wondered how to be a more Earth friendly pet owner? If you’re like most of us, we spend a lot of time trying to reduce our environmental footprint. Well, here are 12 easy ways to become a green pet owner by reducing your pets’ environmental pawprint! 1. Read More

Three Marketing Phrases that May Not Mean What You Think

September 28, 2018

The pet food industry has changed a LOT over the years and today it is probably harder than ever to figure out what is and isn’t good for your pets. We see the market leaders come up with a new idea and then over time the rest of the market… Read More

Does My Dog Need Grain Free Kibble?

September 28, 2018

In light of the FDA’s investigation on certain grain free foods and DCM, it feels like a good time to think about why you’re feeding grain free in the first place. Quality grain free kibble can be an absolute life saver for those dogs that have an allergy but it… Read More

9 Tips for Moving with Your Pet [Curated]

September 13, 2018

By Justin Chaplin via apartmentlist.com While moving to a new home is an exciting chapter in you and your pet’s life, there are some steps you should take and things you should know before embarking on this journey. We’ve compiled a list of the… Read More

The FDA's Investigation into DCM

August 15, 2018

We will be constantly updating this post with our most recent information regarding the investigation along with any context that we can provide. Update 1: August 21, 2018 The FDA has not come forward with anything new but there is more and more commentary about this being published. Read More

Grain Free Diets

August 7, 2018

A few weeks ago, the FDA came forward and made a statement that they were “concerned about reports of heart disease in dogs that ate certain pet foods containing peas, lentils, other legumes or potatoes as their main ingredients.” In that same press release, they went on to… Read More

How to Protect Your Dog From Ticks

June 6, 2018

No matter how hard you try to avoid it, sometimes ticks happen. The first step in tick safety is prevention. You can try: Holistic Sprays Products such as Frontline Tick repellent clothing Adding garlic or apple… Read More

What You Need to Know About Pet First Aid

April 16, 2018

What would you do if…. Your dog started limping while you were on a walk? Or if she started overheating during a hike? Have you thought about how you’d handle it if your dog accidentally ate chocolate late at night after the vet was closed? What if your dog started… Read More

Spring Cleaning: 8 Awesome Tips for Cat and Dog Owners

April 9, 2018

Sanitize your pet’s food storage containers Did you know oils from your pet food left in storage containers can cause issues for your cats and dogs? Be sure to clean and dry them each time you switch out your pet food or to keep the food in… Read More

5 Things You Might Not Know About CBD for Dogs

February 5, 2018

Have you ever heard your dog whine in pain or cry while teething? What about the sad (be it adorable) howl when they don’t want to be left alone? It can be heartbreaking, so you’ve probably wondered what you can do about it. Read More

New Year’s Resolutions for Pet Owners

January 3, 2018

It’s that time of year again when we take a look at where we’d like to improve in the new year. And although it can be tough to create new habits it’s true that you can teach an old dog new tricks.  So how will you try to… Read More

Holiday Safety Tips for Cat and Dog Owners

December 6, 2017

The holidays are here, which means it’s time for decorations, fun and family. And we all know our pets are part of the family! Nothing can spoil the holidays like an injury to your pet, so let’s review a few holiday safety tips for cats and… Read More

Tips for Keeping your Pet Safe During Winter

October 15, 2017

Protect their paws. During winter most icy sidewalks get cleared with salt. Salt works great on the ice, but not so great with your pet. Salt can irritate your pet’s paws, and even worse, it’s toxic. So if your dog licks his paws he could ingest… Read More

Water Safety Tips for Dogs

August 31, 2017

Water can be so much fun with your dog (especially on 90 degree days)! But make sure you’re safe before you take the plunge with your pooch. Never force your dog to swim if they don’t want to. Not all dogs like the water. You may… Read More

10 Tips to Prevent Your Dog from Getting Lost During Summer

August 6, 2017

Has your dog ever gone AWOL: Absent Without a Leash?   It can be terrifying! One minute everything is fine, then the next you realize your dog is missing. Whether your pooch bolts out the front door because he’s scared of fireworks or runs away while… Read More

Choosing the Right Dog Food

May 9, 2017

Choosing dog food can be a bit overwhelming, right? You want to make sure to get the best possible food for your pup that fits with your lifestyle (and budget), but there are so many choices! Here’s how we help you figure out what will work best for… Read More

Cheatgrass in Central Oregon

April 21, 2017

Cheatgrass can be dangerous but with spending an extra minute or two after a walk can drop your risk down to simply annoying or mildly troublesome. Cheatgrass is a generic name for several types of brome grasses that all share similar stiff, spiny seed heads called awns. Read More

When to Give Up on Your Pet Food

March 11, 2017

Pet Food Isn’t Simple Anymore Like many of us, you may have had a pet growing up and you may have fed that pet a combination of kibble and table scraps and never thought twice about it! As more and more owners are looking to increase the quality of their… Read More