Improving Your Dog’s Skin and Coat

As pet parents to two former strays (including one, Irie, who came to us with mange and other skin issues), we know firsthand that the unsightly skin problems that some street dogs have can make it difficult for these dogs to find a forever home. Because of this, we loved this video about Belle, a […]

Understanding Lite vs. Weight Management Formulas

Do you understand the difference between “lite formula” and “weight management formulas”? The above video from The Nutro Company looks at helping manage your dog’s weight and follows Mister, a 13-year-old dog, who was having some weight issues. Follow along as the parents of adorable Mister discuss the issues they were seeing with their dog […]

Immune Support for a Feral Dog

Through the years, we’ve had many strays in our neighborhood, dogs that wandered up and found their forever home. Alby, a cattle dog that wandered into our home and hearts in 2000, was one such dog; she came to us with worms, heartworms, and a once broken leg. Because of Alby, we’re always looking for […]

Greenies Offers Free Pet Dental Checkup Days March 2-3

February is National Pet Dental Health Month, a time to focus attention on the importance that good oral health plays in your dog’s total health. This coming weekend, March 2-3, 2013, the GREENIES® Brand is offering free Pet Dental Checkup Days at participating PETSMART® stores that have a Banfield Pet Hospital®. The makers of the […]

Doggie Breath No Laughing Matter

Do you think doggie breath is normal? Contrary to popular opinion, bad pet breath can be a sign of serious health issues. “While smelly breath in pets is common, pet owners who believe this is normal are missing the signs of poor oral health or potential dental disease,” said Dr. Brook Niemiec, a board certified […]

Choosing Healthy Feeding Habits [Infographic]

We all start off January with the best of intentions. We’re going to lose weight. We’re going to get in shape. We’re going to get our dogs more active and get a handle on their weight, too. But the end of January is drawing near…and how much progress have most of us made on those […]

Nutro Announces Final ROOM TO RUN Dog Parks!

We’ve just received word that The Nutro Company has announced the last batch of winners in the 3rd Annual ROOM TO RUN™ Dog Park Appreciation Project! In all, 30 dog parks across the country have received grants of $2,000 to help with their dog park initiatives. You can also check them out on the ROOM TO RUN™ Facebook […]

Room to Run Announces More Winners!

The Nutro Company has just announced round two of winners in the Room to Run program that will be awarding 30 dog parks $2,000 grants. The first eight winners were named last month and now the second batch has been released: Independence Community Dog Park in Independence, OR Half Moon Bay Dog Park in Half […]

Questions About Natural Choice? Ask NUTRO!

As you know, we’re members of the Nutro Knowledge Network. Recently, The Nutro Company updated its NATURAL CHOICE® dog food in several ways: “Our team of pet food experts evaluated each and every ingredient in the new NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® dog food,” said Dr. Preston Buff, Chief Natural Nutrition Officer for The Nutro Company. “We […]

National Disaster Search Dog Foundation Launches Jack-O-Lantern Contest

Halloween is such a fun time, not only for the change in the seasons but for all the fun contests it seems to inspire! We’ve seen many creative photo contests but we just learned of one that we think will really catch the attention of dog lovers: The SDF Search Dog Jack-o-Lantern Contest. The Nutro […]