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5 Tips to Ease Your Pet’s Fear of Storms

Spring in Central Texas can bring with it some severe weather, often including thunderstorms and hail. We may be grateful for some much needed rain, but many dogs are quite fearful of the loud noises that come with these storms. So, what can pet parents do to ease our dog's fear...
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Pet Dental Health

  February is National Pet Dental Health Month! Dental care is equally important in pets as it is for humans, yet it is one of the most neglected areas of pet care. In fact, according to the American Animal Hospital Association, two-thirds of pet parents aren’t providing...
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Dry Skin in Dogs and Cats: How to Fix & Prevent

Dry skin making kitty itch? Read below for tips on keeping your pets' skin healthy during the winter months.

Cold weather means hot chocolate, extra snuggles with dry skin dog itchingyour pet and… dry skin. Humans can lather up with lotion, but winter also...
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Freeze Dried, Air Dried, & Dehydrated Pet Foods, Oh My!

As pet parents learn more about high quality nutrition for their four legged companions, questions arise about freeze dried, air dried, and dehydrated foods. They all are all similar in that they are without moisture, but are these terms interchangeable? Let’s take a look at each variety.


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5 Tips to Maximize Pet Food Freshness

(Photo: Holistic Select.)

Much of what we know about human nutrition can also be applied to our pets, and the same goes for shelf life of their food. Many perishable products like milk, canned veggies, and leftovers remain safe for human consumption 5-10 days after being opened or cooked (which is why we smell our...
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The Importance of High Moisture Diets

While there are many factors that go into choosing a dog or cat food, one that is not commonly discussed is moisture content. As discussed in our post on dehydration, even if you see your pet frequently lapping up from the water bowl, there’s a good chance he isn’t getting adequate water. Thankfully,...
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