Health

We are not specialists in animal health care, but we love to share our experience with you. Your pet’s health is as much important as your own health and you should always care for your animal. How can you improve the health of your dog – maybe even lengthen your dog’s life? We have answers and questions and we write about it.

Health
To Treat or Not To Treat?

The dish on giving your dog “people food” Our dogs can be so darned cute that it’s tempting to lavish them with the finest things possible… but remember: they’re dogs. What may be our idea of a delicious treat may not always be the healthiest option for our little friends… and the way we give […]

30 miles/hour can kill you and your dog

Safety for your dog in the car. I’m always shocked how careless and frivolous some people are with their dogs driving in cars. I see them jumping on the driver, licking the face and sitting on their laps. For responsible travel with a pet is to properly secure the animal. In an accident, an unrestrained […]

The perks of a pet – Great infographic

Perks of having a pet. If you’re a pet owner, chances are your Fluffy or Fido is one of your best friends in the world. Pets can definitely make your life a little bit sweeter, but what you may not realize is that they can also make your life a little bit healthier. If your […]

Lost Dogs: Hows, Whys and Lowering the Risk

A dog that loves you can still run away! Barley, the German Shepherd next door, loves his owner. It's not uncommon to see him jump on his daddy, give him a great big kiss, then sit dutifully at his side. It's also not uncommon to see Barley unattended, in the street; or as he was […]

Hike or bike?

Not every dog is good for biking, consider hiking instead! Get some great exercise with your dog outdoors. A long hike or a bike ride? Which one is the best choice for you and your dog. All dogs love to walk and follow you every where you go. Spending time with you outdoors is on […]

‘I Want a Dog, But All That Hair?’

Guest post by Steven Frost: A common complaint, from people who don’t own pets, when they visit a dog owner’s home is ‘Oh, I’m covered in hair. How disgusting’. Dog’s moult. It’s an inescapable truth when it comes to owning a dog. Understanding why dogs shed hair can only help the owner and the dog […]

Audrey, the Worms, and Drontal Plus

Meet Audrey, the latest canine member of our happy family. I think she’s the cutest little Pug puppy ever. Of course I may be just a wee bit prejudiced. Before we adopted her, my wife and I agreed that this little cutie would receive nothing but the best. We went online and ordered top quality […]

Dog food review – ‘Verve’ The Honest Kitchen

I mentioned earlier in our interview with The Honest Kitchen that I was going to try out their dehydrated dog food for Lilly and Red. We ordered our first box of 10 lbs. of ‘Verve’ on March 31st. We ordered online from the  shop of the producers and food makers, The Honest Kitchen, located in San Diego, CA. With our discount coupon code we paid  $68.19 (including $10 for […]

Counterfeits Pet Products – Designed to look legit

A month ago I had to take our French Bulldog Lilly to the vet, she had a serious inflammation. She recovered well and is healthy again. While at the vet in the waiting area, I heard a woman asking for Frontline’s Flea and Tick treatment who was also complaining about the treatment being overpriced. She […]

Dry food challenge: Lilly’s Eukanuba 28 Days challenge

Hey packpeople out there, Lilly is attending the 28 – DAY Eukanuba Challenge from today on. Lilly is 2 years old, healthy, very active and happy french bulldog and she is ready to try this food and let you know on a weekly basis. DAY – 1 is today, Friday 25-02-2011. Our food arrived yesterday […]