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The following guest post comes from Rebecca Rose, president of In Clover, Inc., which develops high quality natural supplements for pets. According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, more than 80 percent of dogs develop gum disease by the age … Continue reading
I was very relieved to have insurance with Trupanion for my dog Teddy. He came down with severe periodontal disease when he was only 2 years of age. He ended up having his small upper teeth and small bottom teeth … Continue reading
Issues with the normal development of teeth – known as tooth eruption and exfoliation – are not often covered by pet insurance companies. Trupanion is one of the few that does cover these issues. (PR.com) March 14, 2011 — In … Continue reading
The following post was written by Nikka Harvey and was originally published at Happy Pets Magazine. Nikka is a Positive Dog Trainer, Certified AKC CGC Evaluator, Wildlife Rehabilitator and owner of Zoo Mommy Pet Care. She is also continuing her education with a … Continue reading
February is National Pet Dental Health Month which is a time that we recognize and remind pet owners of the importance of good oral hygiene for our pets. We brush our teeth on a regular basis but often forget that … Continue reading
I just finished reading a blog post over at The Truth About Pet Food blog, here’s the headline of that post, “All 50 U.S. States Give Approval for Illegal Pet Food“. Sounds great eh? :/ The gist of it is, that although there are federal laws in the United States governing what can and can’t go into pet food, the FDA apparently has chosen not to enforce those laws.
Fortunately for them, my little carnivores don’t eat commercial pet food, they eat mainly foods that I buy from local grocery stores, the same stores where I shop for my own food. No, I don’t buy them Shredded Wheat or Kraft Dinner ;), but I do buy them raw meaty bones and offal (organ meats).
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Springtime is right around the corner and you know what that means? Spring cleaning! This year, include your dog or cat in your cleaning plans with these top 10 cleaning tips for Springtime: Bath time – start out with cleaning … Continue reading
Just because National Pet Dental Health Month (February) is almost over, doesn’t mean that you get to stop concerning yourself with your pet’s dental hygiene. Just like humans, our pets’ teeth need regular brushing to keep their mouths healthy. It’s … Continue reading
You brush your teeth to keep them strong and healthy and of course to avoid painful dentist drills. But you may forget that your furry friend’s chompers need to be taken care of too! Animals can get cavities and dental … Continue reading