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All Things Pet and Pet Food

Category: Nutrition

Pet Food Labeling Simplified

We hope the transition from the lazy dog days of summer to the hustle and bustle of a new school year, the autumn harvest, and dare we say it — near holiday season — finds you well. We’re happy you want the best for your pet; we do, too. We understand there is a lot […]


Dandelion: The Near-Perfect Plant for Your Dog

Spring has finally arrived in the Northeast U.S. and with it comes the ubiquitous dandelion, considered by many to be a noxious weed. Not so in our house; here we celebrate the awakening of spring and the much-maligned dandelion (Taraxacum officianale) both for its health properties and as one of the first food sources for bees. Wait. […]


Make Your Own Pupkinccino!

It’s a nice gesture, but did you know the “puppaccino” you get at the Starbucks drive through is really “just” whipped cream? No big deal, right? Not so fast. According to the Starbucks website, their whipped cream contains cream, milk, mono- and diglycerides, and carrageenan. Let’s break down those ingredients, shall we? Cow’s milk/cream According […]