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Tips to Cool Off Your Dog in August

Tips to Cool Off Your Dog in August

Portland, Oregon has been hot the last few days so it’s time to talk about ways to keep your dog cool – from cooling vests to baby pools, let’s look at ways to keep your four legged friend from having...

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Dentals for the Boys: Importance of AAHA-Accredited Hospitals

Dentals for the Boys: Importance of AAHA-Accredited Hospitals

Pre-dental, you can see the tartar on Bruisy’s teeth! Pre and post dental pics below.  A Healthy Mouth is Key for a Healthy Body (#sponsored)   The first AAHA day will take place July 22. AAHA is short for American Animal...

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National Herb Week: Cleavers – a Weed with Benefits

National Herb Week: Cleavers – a Weed with Benefits

In celebration of National Herb Week I’ve decided to talk about a very popular herb in our household. What I love about Cleavers is they grow as wild weeds throughout the neighborhood and I catch Walter chewing on it while...

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Darwins Review: Fresh Food, Raw Diets & Green Tripe

Darwins Review: Fresh Food, Raw Diets & Green Tripe

*this is beef vs. Green Tripe but the packaging is the same… Green Tripe or “Super Food” for the Caplan Trio (#sponsored) We serve Darwin’s fresh food twice a day. We rotate between beef, chicken and turkey. Today we tried Green...

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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass? Lessons I’ve Learned…

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass? Lessons I’ve Learned…

Discomfort? Eating a lot in large amounts? Just like the taste? Most vets I’ve asked about eating grass – say generally speaking it’s OK if our dogs eat a little but grass. Today on a hike, Walter couldn’t get enough...

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Orijen, Solid Gold, Lamb and Beef Treats: Chewy Time!

Orijen, Solid Gold, Lamb and Beef Treats: Chewy Time!

Bruiser demanding delicious treats! Orijen is Shermie’s favorite!  Walter checking out his monthly box! The Chewy.com box arrived and well the treats barely lasted one week. We absolutely love these two brands and used these for Nosework training and puzzle...

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Did You Feed the Dog? A Solution to Obesity

Did You Feed the Dog? A Solution to Obesity

‪Don’t overfeed your dog because of miscommunication. Many dog parents – even loving, informed ones – ignore or are in denial about their pet’s weight issues. But it’s a huge issue: according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated...

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Dog anxiety: do herbs help?

Dog anxiety: do herbs help?

Shermie has been given herbs for his anxiety for over a month and they’re working. Our holistic vet, Dr. Becky Jester, recommended adding some herbs into his daily routine to address some anxiety he’s having – mainly around Bruiser, our...

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Cooking for Canines

I just made a new T.O.P. of the morning (Turkey & Oat Porridge) for Bruiser, the doxie,  as I’ve been cooking for him for about a year now. His meals consist of mainly turkey, chx livers, brown rice, salmon oil,...

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