The Mystery of “Crude Protein:” What is it, really?

Read the label on your dog’s food, and you’ll see a section called “Guaranteed Analysis.” That’s called the “ingredient dec” (or “declaration”) in pet food manufacturing lingo. Listed there, along with all the ingredients, you’ll find percentages for moisture, crude … Continue reading

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Safer tick repellent for kids that really works

Safer tick repellent for kids that really works You want to let your kids run around outside this summer, but how do you keep them safe from tick bites and the diseases that the nasty bugs can carry without dousing … Continue reading

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What Dogs Really Do When You Are Away | Video

Ever wonder what dogs do besides sleep while your not home? Well here is some insight into what really might be going on at your house when no one.. The post What Dogs Really Do When You Are Away | … Continue reading

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Blanky The French Bulldog Tries Really Hard To Reach His Tennis Ball | Video

Blanky the French Bulldog is so sweet trying to get his tennis ball that is just out of reach on the couch. Can somebody please help me get my ball???? The post Blanky The French Bulldog Tries Really Hard To … Continue reading

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Dog art made from some really weird stuff

All artists are creative, but the artists who bypass the canvas, clay, or stone for less traditional media are especially fascinating. The ones who recycle junk are doubly fascinating. Texas artist Ali Golzad created this detailed portrait of a dog … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: WHAT DOES CRUDE PROTEIN REALLY MEAN IN A DRY DOG FOOD?

The most popular blog I’ve ever written was about what “crude protein” really means – and whether the amount of crude protein in kibble is a reliable way to judge the best dog food for your own pooch. So I … Continue reading

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How many kitties does Teresa really have?

I’ve spent a lot of time this week at parties and music gatherings with my friends and the No. 1 question people always ask is, How many cats do you have? Well, I never tell the number any more because … Continue reading

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Busted! A “Lion” in a China Zoo Is Really a Tibetan Mastiff

One day, a boy went to the zoo in the eastern Chinese city of Luohe, located in the People’s Park of Luohe in the province of Henan. He noticed the lion was barking.  He pointed it out to his mother. (We … Continue reading

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This post was really helpful, thank you. I recentl…

This post was really helpful, thank you. I recently mentioned on a blog that I used a prong collar on my dog, and it created a firestorm. I have an 80-pound German shepherd, a stray I took in when he … Continue reading

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Feb 25, Is there Really More to Love or Just Less Time….. ?

Veterinarians warn about dogs slipping into the fleshy grip of the obesity epidemic, much like their owners. About 30% of the dog population is overweight. Fat dogs may suffer obesity-related diseases such as heart and circulatory diseases, joint problems and … Continue reading

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