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Ease them into their new food, made easy

Posted by Scott Pollak on

I know that many people get scared away when they see the cleansing or detox diet as a transition into the new Viand diet. As it seems like a lot of work, the benefits are usually seen earlier than the following easier transition that I have so often offered to those that don't want to do the work, not a problem. Day 1. Only offer your dog low Sodium chicken broth, as much as they want. Day 2 & 3  & 5.  Feed them HALF the amount of food FOR THE DAY that the package recommends Day 6 and on.....Feed the...

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Enjoying Their Golden Years: A Guide to Caring for an Aging Dog

Posted by Evan Weber on

They’re there for us year after year, through our best times and through our worst. Aptly named, man’s best friend, our dog is always at our side. However, many pet owners struggle with the realization that their four-legged pal is growing older. After all, they are family, and while all good things must unfortunately come to an end, that doesn’t mean that you and your dog can’t enjoy their golden years to the fullest. Just as in humans, there are many factors that contribute to a pet’s overall health and longevity. Among them are the obvious ones: nutrition, exercise, regular...

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Does Your Cat Need a Job?

Posted by Evan Weber on

Is your cat lying around the house, or napping on the couch much of the day? Do you feel like you’re his servant; picking up his cat toys, cleaning his litter box and preparing his evening meals?  Maybe it’s about time your cat gets a job! If your cat is a couch potato, it may be that he is bored.  Cats need to feel useful, too and without an adequate amount of mental and physical stimulation, they can become lethargic and unengaged.  How do you know if your cat is bored to tears?  Here are a few warning signs: He’s...

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What’s The Best, Most Natural Diet For Your Dog?

Posted by Evan Weber on

It is probably safe to assume that we’ve all had this experience at one point or another – you go to the supermarket for a simple grocery item and find yourself confronted with an entire aisle of options! Decisions, decisions. With the recent spike in interest in the health food scene, people are finally beginning to question not only the integrity of their own diets, but that of their furry, four-legged friends as well. For a long time, dog food brands have contained unnecessary and potentially harmful ingredients such as grains, cornmeal, chicken by-product and more, and while this may...

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If Dogs Could Speak: How We and Man’s Best Friend Communicate

Posted by Evan Weber on

It’s been a recurring theme in movies and has tantalized the human imagination for many years; what would it be like if our dogs could speak? We love to imagine what sort of amusing, insightful, possibly even incriminating things they’d say if we spoke the same language.  Although we can’t speak to each other in the traditional sense, we have cultivated an exclusive understanding of one another. Tone and body language are the primary tools we use to communicate with man’s best friend.  Just as we learn to read theirs nuances, your dog learns to read yours. Tone is generally...

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Winterize Your Pets

Posted by Evan Weber on

Is your pet feeling chilly this winter? As a responsible pet owner, it’s up to you to ensure that your pets are kept healthy and safe throughout the winter months. This doesn’t mean your pet can’t venture out into the cold for some exercise and fresh air, but it does mean that you will need to take some precautionary measures to keep Fluffy happy, healthy and warm. Follow these 5 tips to help winterize your beloved pet during the coldest months of the year.   OUTDOOR PLAYTIME Playing outside is a favorite pastime for many pets and the exercise they get...

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