Carrots: Super food for pets
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Carrots: Super food for pets

“Eat your carrots.” Didn’t we all hear that growing up? Didn’t we learn early on that eating carrots meant we’d acquire a super-hero’s power of sight? Today’s parents, too, probably know that carrots are packed with vitamins and minerals, and that carrots have higher levels of beta-carotene than any other vegetable. In our bodies, beta-carotene […] READ ARTICLE
Broccoli: Super food for pets
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Broccoli: Super food for pets

Broccoli shows up cooked on our dinner plates, blended into our soup pots, and snuggled alongside party-tray dips so we can scoop with abandon while feeling good about it. Well, you may want to add it to your dog’s food bowl, as well. This member of the cabbage family has lots going for it: amino […] READ ARTICLE
Chia: Super food for pets
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Chia: Super food for pets

“Chia” is the ancient Mayan word for “strength.” Now, that says a mouthful. Chia are the seeds from the flowering plant Salvia hispanica native to Mexico and Guatemala. Grown by the Aztecs, historians believe chia was as important a food crop as was maize. Chia seeds were ground into flour, pressed for oil or mixed […] READ ARTICLE
Blueberries: Super food for pets
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Blueberries: Super food for pets

We love eating these tasty little morsels of goodness, so why wouldn’t our pets? We know blueberries have top-notch antioxidant properties; in fact, they possess some of the highest antioxidant values among all foods. Optimal health depends on antioxidant activity to combat the free radicals that can impair cellular structures and damage DNA. Researcher Jeffrey […] READ ARTICLE

Animal communication has yielded solutions to excessive grooming and self-mutilation, furniture clawing and stress.

Animal communication has yielded solutions to excessive grooming and self-mutilation, furniture clawing and stress. READ ARTICLE

A handy trick to check if there is blood in your cat’s urine is to mix shredded shite toilet paper into the litter.

A handy trick to check if there is blood in your cat’s urine is to mix shredded shite toilet paper into the litter. READ ARTICLE

Therapy cats can provide long-term benefits to soldiers living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Therapy cats can provide long-term benefits to soldiers living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. READ ARTICLE

Inflammation from dental problems can cause a spread of bacteria into the bloodstream and internal organs.

Inflammation from dental problems can cause a spread of bacteria into the bloodstream and internal organs. READ ARTICLE

Cats that eat nothing but low end dry foods usually don’t drink enough water to offset the lack of moisture in their diets.

Cats that eat nothing but low end dry foods usually don’t drink enough water to offset the lack of moisture in their diets. READ ARTICLE

Don’t use clippers designed for dogs; you can buy small pairs made specifically for a cat’s slighter, more slender claws.

Don’t use clippers designed for dogs; you can buy small pairs made specifically for a cat’s slighter, more slender claws. READ ARTICLE