Food and Diet, General Pet Information, Illness

8 steps to keeping your senior dog young

We love the folks at Animal Wellness Magazine. We recently saw a wonderful article on keeping dogs healthy as they age. As usual, we start out by giving full attribution to the author of the article, Melody Tavitian-Parra and our thanks to Animal Wellness Magazine. Here's a start to the article.  Then, grab the link… Continue reading 8 steps to keeping your senior dog young

Food and Diet, General Pet Information, Smart Hemp CBD Topics

Cannabis Pig Diet

Dave Hoyle, a farmer from Forest Grove, Oregon, has a new idea about how to approach sustainability. On his family farm they grow cannabis as well as raise hogs. The farm uses organic practices to produce high quality plants, but just like any other farmer they still face the issue of waste. During the harvesting… Continue reading Cannabis Pig Diet

Food and Diet, General Pet Information, Illness

Recreational Marijuana – The Potential Downside

With more states legalizing marijuana it’s important to remember the possible side effects it may have on your pet. Something not everyone knows or thinks about is the intoxicating effects marijuana has on dogs. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the substance in marijuana that gives people the “high” effect – is toxic to dogs and can cause… Continue reading Recreational Marijuana – The Potential Downside

Food and Diet, General Pet Information

Grain Free Diets – Things to Know

The FDA is currently investigating potential associations between canine heart disease and grain-free dog food diets. Here’s what you should know about the ongoing investigation and canine heart disease. Between January 1, 2014 and April 30, 2019, the FDA has received over 500 reports of canine heart disease or canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) most of… Continue reading Grain Free Diets – Things to Know