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Is Coconut Oil Good For Your Dog?

Coconut Oil has been picking up steam over the past few years and has become quite popular with us humans. We have started using it for cooking, mouth wash, and as a makeup remover, or at least I do! Best makeup remover ever! Coconut oil has been found to increase metabolism, enhance digestion, kick start your thyroid gland, heal and repair skin, and act as an antimicrobial. With all these great benefits for us, what about our furry pals?   What is Coconut Oil? Coconut oil comes from the kernel, or the meaty flesh white part, of the coconut. This is the same part of the coconut used to make coconut milk. There are different ways to process the coconut...

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Real Food For Your Pet

How much do you pay attention to what you are feeding your dog? Are you reading every ingredient on that bag of dog food? Dog food can appear like it is great for your dog, but it might just be good marketing. Buzzwords like “Natural”, “Complete” and “Balanced” give us the sense that we are giving our pup something good to eat and something that will make them happy, but that is not always the case. Good dog food is not cheap and dry dog food is the cheapest option, but is it the healthiest for your best fur friend? Our CEO recently watched the documentary “Pet Fooled”, which is currently available on Netflix. It exposes the inner workings of...

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Consoling a Friend Who Has Lost a Pet

No one person grieves the same meaning there isn’t a specific list of exactly what to do when it comes to helping a friend or family member deal with the loss of their pet. You should however be sensitive and understanding. For a lot of pet owners they feel as if they lost a family member. Most dogs live on average 10 to 13 years; that is a long time to have a companion in your life that is no longer with them.  What you definitely should NOT do Do not, I repeat DO NOT, ask them when they are going to get another dog. When they are ready they will talk about getting another dog, but the solution to...

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My Dog Died, What Do I Do?

Our pet dying is something no pet parent wants to think about. Often we live in denial, telling ourselves that our furry best friend will just some how live forever. However, that is not the reality and it is something every pet owner should prepare for. What do you do if you dog dies at home? First give yourself time to grieve. Whether you knew their time was coming or it was completely unexpected the shock and sadness of losing your companion can be hard to bare. Remember that you don’t have to handle this alone. You can lean on friends and family for help. You have a few different options for what to do next. One option is to...

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