Tag Archives: Dogs

Quiz! Test your knowledge of human and pet food from USA and China!

Pet parents have legitimate concerns over pet treats from China.  The FDA has been investigating 5600 reports of illness and death related to chicken jerky and yam treats from popular brands.   While China has been in the news recently, … Continue reading

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Life Lesson #2: Be Present. As taught to me by my dogs.

In the past eight years my weight has fluctuated between 112 and 128 pounds. Okay, 130.   My fightin’ weight is somewhere at the low end of that scale. That’s where I – I was about to say – comfortably run … Continue reading

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Life Lesson #1: Is it fair? As taught to me by my dogs.

Is it fair?  For me, that’s a concept best left to children and poker dealers. Kids can bicker over who got the biggest cookie, why everyone did or didn’t get a trophy, and how toys should or shouldn’t be shared. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things To Look For In Dog Food

With the recent Salmonella contamination at Diamond Pet Foods’ plant resulting in the recall of 14 (or more) brands, some of us may be wondering how to select a good, safe, nutritious food for our companions. Below is a list … Continue reading

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From China with Luck

With 70% of pet food vesesel imports to the US coming from China, “Made in the USA” is a mighty thin security blanket. Looking for “USA Made” on the label won’t protect your pet.  You need to ask the manufacturer … Continue reading

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It might be in Milo’s Kitchen but it’s probably not in yours…

I have egg in my shoe.  Now my toes are sticky.  But after cracking hundreds of dozens of eggs to make sure that every bag of our Bacon Cheeseburger cookies has an egg in it, odds are one is bound … Continue reading

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No-Kill Sheltering means taking a hard look at the organizations we trust (ASPCA, HSUS) and a good look at ourselves

In our great nation, an estimated 5 to 9 million dogs and cats are destroyed every year.  That’s 25,000 every day.  One thousand every hour.  Seventeen every minute of every hour of every day.   In the time it took you … Continue reading

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