COVID-19 and pets. What does it all mean?
Thanks to our friends at Vets All Natural for this blog post. Whilst we grapple with the fallout of this hideous virus we cannot discount its affect if any on our c...Read More
10 Ways to Create a Positive Environment for You and Your Dogs while Socially Distancing
Busy Minds Make Happy Pets Like you, we believe that when we adopt a dog, our biggest job is to keep them happy and healthy. We are firm believers in positive rei...Read More
We can all use some hemp from time to time
Hemp seeds, hemp powders, hemp protein, and hemp oils have made their way into the pet market. For pet owners that are interested in the health benefits of hemp or w...Read More
My (very personal) thoughts about Coronavirus
I've been avoiding the frenzy of the last few weeks, all the talk, the shaming of toilet paper hoarders. But today, as I talked to the staff in a small cafe at the ...Read More
What You Need To Know About Cat Acne
Yes, you read the title right: cats can get acne, just like humans do, and it can range from mild to severe. But instead of pus-filled pimples and large cystic zits ...Read More
What your cat wants for Christmas
Want to give your cat something other than leftover gift boxes from the holidays? Though our feline friends will enjoy those boxes, having a special gift for your ...Read More
Tips on Ticks: Protect, Prevent, and Treat Ticks on Dogs and Cats
Does your furbaby love a good stroll through the bush, or maybe a cat-nap under some shady foliage? Pay attention, animal lovers, because amidst those lazy summer j...Read More
Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
February 23 is Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day, so guess I'll be in the kitchen! I'm a baker. Not the cake kind, but more of the bread kind. I won't lie... I'm a bit o...Read More
There's a KONG enrichment toy for any Age
There’s a KONG for Any Age. Dogs have different play and treat needs throughout the day and throughout their lives. That’s why there are so many kinds of KONG toys....Read More
Our furry friends just love Peanut Butter.. it keeps them going all afternoon in their Kong toys and can be great for hiding medications.
Recently however some companies have started substituting the sugar in peanut butter for Xylitol, an artificial sweetener found in chewing gum to reduce people's calorie intake. Due to the way they metabolise it, Xylitol can cause a dramatic drop in blood sugar and in large quantities liver problems so can actually be harmful to your pet. When buying Peanut Butter for your fur babies next please check the labels and keep them safe as well as happy.