Tag Archives: pet health

Chinese Food: What’s in the chicken jerky that’s poisoning our pets?

In China, over 80% of people worry about food safety. Excessive pesticide use, illegal additives, diseased livestock, and “gutter oil”are their primary concerns.[1]  If one billion people are scared of their country’s human food supply, then this US pet parents … Continue reading

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Glycerin. A diesel by any other name wouldn’t taste as sweet.

I want to give Waggin’ Train and others like them, a firm kick in the caboose. Glycerin. You see it everywhere in dog treats. When you do, put the bag down and slowly step away.  It could kill your pet. … 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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The Wolf

Barefoot and empty handed, in the frosty pre-dawn hours of late March, separated only by tangled wisps of breath and steam from a nearby pond, I stared down a wolf. Eye to steely eye. Neither of us advancing nor retreating. … Continue reading

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Where’s the Beef? Why your dog should never eat another Milk-Bone or Beggin Strip, and you should avoid the Slim Jims.

Can Milk-Bones, Beggin Strips and other popular treats be making your dog sick? You betcha. From toxic chemical preservatives, animal wastes and byproducts, to antifreeze, the ingredients in these treats are poisoning our pups. Learn how to make better choices for your pets by reading here. Continue reading

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