Blind Senior Dog Gets His Own “Seeing-Eye Puppy”

Charlie is an 11-year-old Golden Retriever who lost his eyes to glaucoma. His new disability didn’t change his happy-go-lucky personality, but Charlie’s parents say he began to move more slowly and stopped playing as much. But that all changed when Maverick came along! This gorgeous Golden fuzzball is Charlie’s baby brother, best friend, and seeing-eye-pup. … [Read more…]

Dog Food Nutrition Labels 101: What You Need to Know

You know about the Food and Drug Administration, right? It’s the federal government agency responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the supervision of food safety (among other things). The FDA rules don’t only apply to humans, the agency regulates dog food, too. That’s good to know. But what does a dog food nutrition label mean? You … [Read more…]

Keto Diet for Dogs: Good or Bad?

In a recent survey, a large percentage of American dog owners reported that they tend to feed their pets a similar diet as they themselves follow – be it Paleo, vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, gluten-free, etc. – and this had many veterinarians on edge. Why? Because dogs process food differently than we do: they negatively respond … [Read more…]

Protect Your Pup from These Top 10 Most Common Household Poisons

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and its Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) have released the top list of common household toxins most frequently ingested by dogs, according to cases handled by the APCC. To help pet parents avoid more toxicity tragedies, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center also released a new mobile app … [Read more…]