Dec 14, Bacillus Subtilis and Lactobacillus acidophilus in dog food

Hi Barbara, I have 2 Labs that are a year old, starting to become overweight, and the male has a sensitive stomach. I have been researching different
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Fluffing up a Peke

Pekinese ‘brush up’  at the Monaco dog show. 
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Mother of man shot in mouth has message for his shooter
I mean he has his mouth, but the bullet went straight through and when it went through it took out everything," said Richard's mother. KCCI is not using her name because she said she fears for her and her family's lives. Richards was sitting on his
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Maybe THIS is keeping Hillary's mouth shut about the Confederate flag
In a desperate attempt to politicize the tragic shooting in Charleston, S.C., and drive the black vote, liberals have zeroed in on the Confederate flag that flies in front of that state's Capitol. conf-hillary. Photo Source WeaselZippers.us. But will
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Himalayan Corporation Recalls Specific Ruff Roots Dog Chew Toys

The following recall information can also be found here.

Himalayan Corporation has issued a voluntary recall of specific Ruff Roots All-Natural Dog Chew Toys due to potential metal contamination. While this recall affects all lots of the Ruff Roots Dog Chew Toys sold by PetSmart, no other Himalayan Corporation products are impacted by this issue.

 

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Himalayan Ruff Roots All Natural 4″ Sprout Dog Chew Toy

85301200439

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Himalayan Ruff Roots All Natural 5″ Stump Dog Chew Toy

85301200440

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Himalayan Ruff Roots All Natural 7″ Stalk Dog Chew Toy

85301200441

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If you are concerned about your pet’s health, please contact a veterinarian immediately.

Please stop using any affected product immediately and bring it to your closest PetSmart store for a full refund. If you have any questions about this voluntary recall, please call the Himalayan Corporation at 425-322-4295 or email info@himalayandogchew.com.


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We're coming up on the 5-year anniversary of t…

We're coming up on the 5-year anniversary of the Trumbull County raid. We have a pitbull mix we took in as a foster and ended up adopting her. We really spoil her to compensate for all she's been through.
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Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week
Lacy is 5 years old, spayed and healthy — though she needs some dental attention. Her previous owner describes this cuddlesome girl as "loving, friendly, good with children, litterbox-trained, and fond of belly rubs." Lacy has lived happily with
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Nervous pet needs special care
Having missed out on healthy social contact as a youngster, your dog is short on coping skills. Without effective management, her awkward and embarrassing faux pas will worsen with repetition. You are the leader. Completely ignore this nervous wreck at
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Reunited after five years and thousands of miles

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San Antonio Dental Implant Practice Offering Periodontal Treatment

San Antonio Dental Implant Practice Offering Periodontal Treatment
"This addition makes it possible for us to effectively treat gum disease problems and establish ideal conditions for healing the gums around teeth that have periodontal pockets, right in our office," said Dr. Steve Edwards, owner of Advanced Dental
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LECOM Dental Students Begin Patient Treatment
Fifty LECOM dental students will see their first dental patients next week. week. During the next year, the fourth-year students will perform screenings, diagnostics, treatment plans and full comprehensive care to patients. The clinical training site
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What Is the Best Food for my Dog?

Picking the right dog food for your pet can be a daunting task! Just walking into a pet store and gazing up and down countless aisles of food can give a pet owner the “heebie-jeebies”. That’s probably why most people pick one food and stick with it. It’s just too hard for the lay person to know which food is best.Knowing that a friend, relative, or neighbor feeds one type of food, or looking at a healthy coat in an active dog at a dog park may sway anyone to pick the same brand or type. In reality each individual dog may fare better with one type or another of dog food. As the saying goes, “one man’s meat may be another man’s poison.” In the case of pets that means that certain ingredients are tolerated better by different dogs.

leanmeatsfatburningfood.jpgHeavy dogs need less fat and less carboydrates in the diet. That translates to leaner pieces of chicken or beef that you are sharing, and less of those carbohydrate laden  biscuits. The extra fat and extra carbs just add extra calories that they need to burn off! I always remind my clients to feed baby carrots, small pieces of lean meat, chicken jerky, freeze dried raw fish or other veggies and fruit or high protein/ low fat treats.biscuits

Allergic or itchy dogs need a limited ingredient diet that does not include common allergens like wheat, beef, barley, and chicken. Blue Buffalo, Natural Balance, Merricks, Fromms, Halo, and Evanger have a great assrtment of “grain free” limited diet dog foods that may help dogs with chronic itchiness, ear infections, or diarrhea (stomach upset and seizures too.) Good choices for the allergic type are salmon/sweet potato, rabbit/ potato, duck/potato, and venison/ potato.  Image result for fish potato taste of the wild

I’ve always tried to feed my dogs a combination of quality dog food, healthy human food, healthy omega oils, raw food, and homecooked dog food. I pick foods with a higher protein and lower carb percentage ( protein>30%, carbohydrates< 40%, dry food and protein> 8%, carbohydrates< 10% canned food) and avoid wheat, barley, and beef.(Some dogs are allergic to chicken and tolerate beef!) I add fish oil and sardines frequently along with my own home cooking! I usually feed canned food, raw food, and home cooked food because I think moisture in food is real important and helps prevent medical problems.

For more information on the best dog food for your dog , check out Dog Dish Diet and Feed Your Pet to Avoid the Vet.

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Untangled: Let God Loosen the Knots of Insecurity in Your Life by Carey Scott Book Review

Untangled: Let God Loosen the Knots of Insecurity in Your Life by Carey Scott My rating: 5 of 5 stars Insecurity seems to be a major issue with women and definitely plenty of books on the subject. Reading “Untangled”, Carey Scott brings a very down to earth, no holding back, been there, gone through the…



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