Looking for a Safe USA Made Dog Jerky Treat?

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Looking for a jerky treat you can feel confident giving your dog?  Given the ongoing issues with imported dog jerky treats which led to over 1,000 dog deaths and over 5,000 reported dog illnesses, many pet owners are understandably wary about giving their dog jerky, for fear of harming their pet.  Fear no more.  At […]

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Why Tennis Balls Are Dangerous For Your Dog

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No doubt about it, tennis balls are not the best choice  – and can be downright dangerous – when it comes to playing fetch with your dog.  Here’s why. Many tennis balls, even surprisingly those marketed as “pet tennis balls” can contain toxic materials in the glue and high amounts of lead in the lettering on […]

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Dog Afraid of Thunder?

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Is your dog afraid of thunder?  It can be heartbreaking to witness – and in some instances downright dangerous. Signs of Dog Anxiety As a storm approaches your dog hides, cowers, shakes, barks, or is otherwise agitated – and petrified.  In extreme cases, your dog may try to escape – bolting through any open door into […]

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The Sad Truth About Animal Testing

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I’m a sucker for hounds.  It started early for me when my father brought home a box of beagle pups someone had left at the dump. All were adopted except for one who we got to keep and named Chipper.  My favorite memories of Chipper were of my sister singing to him and him howling […]

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