Individualized Nutrition For Your Dogs

We love dogs, too! So, we know that you want the same things we do - experienced canine nutrition consultants, high-quality supplements, and accurate information without the hype. We're proud to provide all three. Join us in the pursuit of your dog's best health.

PET DENTAL MONTH OFFERS

lactobacillus_acidophilus.jpg
$16.99
Co_Q10.jpg
$21.99 $19.99

Liver-Friendly Diet

The following diet is based on the original one by Dr. Jean Dodd's and I'm pleased that Dr. Dodds has approved it for long term use. Please note that the amounts of food have changed from the original diet and supplementation differs greatly. This diet meets the newest NRC recommended allowances for vitamins and minerals.

read entire article

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass

Many clients ask "why do dogs eat grass?"  

Some feel alarmed when they see Fido chewing on a lawn, and for good reason if that lawn has been sprayed with chemicals. Otherwise though, eating grass is a behavior known as “pica” which encompasses eating pretty much anything that’s not considered to be food.  Here are a number of factors to decipher this grass-eating behavior.

Puppies have curious noses and eager mouths. Their world of discovery includes a need to understand if something is food, or a toy, etc. So, pups and young dogs may engage in eating grass because of that, or simply due to boredom. Typically, they will yank tufts of grass, perhaps chewing a little before spitting it out, and repeating the actions as if playing a game.

However, there can also be health-related reasons for dogs eating grass, and although we may not understand all of them, some are clearly medicinal in action.  Grass consumption is often used to purge the body.

GASTROINTESTINAL CONNECTION

Dogs experiencing a gastrointestinal upset will often eat grass. They tend to eat it in frantic pace, and in fairly large amounts. They’re not selective about it.  Instead, they will consume, lick their lips (often a sign of nausea) and vomit.

read entire article
 
Shopping Cart
My Account
Subscribe today!

Disclaimer: Statements made or products sold have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.