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Dog drinking water

Tap water? Bottled water? Filtered water?

November 3, 2022
The Ultimate Guide to Finding The Best Drinking Water For Your Dog If you are a pet parent, then you know how important it is to keep your furry friend healthy and happy. One of the most crucial aspects of their health and happiness is the water that they drink.
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Natural, non-toxic and dog-safe cleaning products for your home

October 1, 2022
One thing is for certain, our dogs definitely have a tendency to make things a little dirty around our homes. If you feed your dog raw food you know you need to be extra clean to keep everyone safe and healthy. Finding the right non-toxic cleaning products which are good for us and our dogs is an ongoing trial and error process. I've put together a few of my favourite non-toxic, natural products I like to use around my home which are compatible with my dog's lifestyle - if you know what I mean.
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My Three Favourite Dog Things (newly discovered)

September 13, 2022
I love dogs and I love it when I can find unique ways to showcase my love for them. Everything from greeting cards to custom illustrations of dogs on coasters.
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Canine Nutritionist-Consultants List

September 1, 2022
Are you looking for a professional to help you formulate a new diet? Nutritional help to address a specific health challenge? For a canine consultant to review what you're feeding now? Below is a list of Canine Consultants working with all different types of diets (raw, cooked, kibble, etc) put together by Dr. Karen Becker, Lindsay Hadfield, Rachel Godfrey and Renee Morin.
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Wanna know more about mushrooms?

May 18, 2022
Guess what is known to save your dog from cancer, boosts immunity, prevent viral infections, lower cholesterol level, reduce blood pressure, help with IBS, regulate sugar and metabolism, and keeps him super active all at the same time? The Superfood: MUSHROOMS!
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Tick Talk (not TikTok)

April 27, 2022
This tick season, I am going to do a FOUR-fold approach to repel ticks off my own dog. It's a new approach for this year and fingers crossed I won't have to see or touch any ticks!
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Winter Tips for your dog

January 25, 2022
The North Hound Life Guide to Winter Tips for Dogs. Some dog breeds can tolerate cold weather better because of their thick fur coats. Other dog breeds are not that well equipped. You know your dog best. I've put together some general cold winter weather tips and tricks to make the season a little easier. What do feed your dog in cold weather? How much water should your dog drink in the winter months? How often should you walk your dog in the winter? Where should your dog sleep in the cold winter months?
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Canadian Holiday Gift Guide for Dogs

November 20, 2021
It really is the most wonderful time of the year. I've rounded up some fabulous gift ideas from Canada and can’t live without products for all the pet parents on your list. From tug toys to shampoo to holiday bandanas to snuffle mats, you will delight your loved ones while supporting Canadian owned businesses that care about you and your dogs.
Products

Ultimate Giveaway with SEVEN other dog companies!

November 14, 2021
This amazing ultimate dog goodies giveaway is coming up soon and you could be one of the lucky six winners! The best part? You'll get some of the newest and coolest dog products from over SEVEN different companies. Winners announced December 10 2021!

Interview with PocoPet

August 24, 2021
Jenn Sturiale from PocoPet and I sat down earlier this year to talk about my superfoods and supplements. We talked about her sweet dog, Max von Schnoodle, and discussed New Zealand Green Lipped Mussels, Golden Turmeric, Slippery Elm and more. Jenn is the designer and founder of the amazing packable dog carrier sling, The Pocopet. You can bring your small dog anywhere with one of these.
Mussels

Let's talk about Mussels

March 25, 2021
The New Zealand Green Lipped mussels not only have anti-inflammatory properties, but the studies also prove the anti-arthritis effects they offer. They help treat and prevent osteoarthritis. What makes Green Lipped mussels so effective at treating joint pain, it's because they are chock full of a powerful blend of joint health heavy hitters: Omega 3s, Chondroitin, Glucosamine.
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Bovine Colostrum

March 9, 2021
Bovine Colostrum is not a cure all or a magic bullet, but it is a great, natural, holistic superfood to keep in your dog's medicine cabinet to help when your dog is not doing great.
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The Powerhouse Bee Pollen

February 3, 2021
Besides helping relieve symptoms of seasonal allergies in dogs, did you know bee pollen can also do way more? Bee pollen contains many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, making it incredibly healthy.
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The benefits of Golden Paste for your dog

January 3, 2021
The powerhouse TURMERIC! Research has shown that curcumin relieves arthritis pain and stiffness better than ibuprofen, and a U.K. study determined that curcumin stopped precancerous lesions from developing into cancer. It can also shrink the size of tumors and kill cancer cells by shutting down blood vessels that feed tumors.
Goats

Got Goat Milk?

December 3, 2020
Goats' milk is a superfood! Goat milk has a lot of health benefits and is easier digested than cow's milk and lacks the complex proteins that are often associated with allergies. This is one of the reasons why pet parents turn to goat milk due to it's ease of digestibility in dogs. It contains vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, trace elements, enzymes, protein and fatty acids. It helps with dogs with sensitive GI tracts.
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Holiday Gift Guide for Dogs & Cats - 2020

October 21, 2020
The most wonderful time of the year. We've rounded up a ton of fabulous global gift ideas and must-have goods for all the pet parents on your list. Shop for your favourite pet parents with The Best Holiday Gift Guide for Dogs & Cats!
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Hot dogs (Heat & doggos)

May 28, 2020
Hot dogs! We have to watch out for our dogs in hot weather since they can't tell us if they are not feeling well. Any hot environment can cause heatstroke.
Duck eggs

Duck Eggs - Good for you and your dog!

April 28, 2020
Duck eggs are physically close to a chicken egg, just the shell is a little thicker and the yolk is a little bigger. For dogs with allergies or food sensitivities to chicken (like my dog) then usually chicken eggs are not in the nutrition rotation, and duck eggs are a great option. Eggs are known as a perfect whole food, a nutritious powerhouse.
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Dogs at home during Covid Crisis

April 8, 2020
Some ideas on how to keep your dog happy with you home all day during during the Covid Crisis. Our dogs are used to a different schedule and used to sleeping a big part of their days, now they are with us 24/7. We're all doing our part to #flattenthecurve.
Oats

Why Canadian Oat Flour?

March 22, 2020
Canadian oat flour for dogs. Using whole food, real ingredients in our Canadian products have many health benefits. Besides being a grain which is tolerated by most dogs and least likely to cause an allergic reaction, there is also the additional benefit of oats acting as a digestive aid to calm the intestinal tract. Using food to keep your dog happy.