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An Introduction to Bioaccumulation: Living As An Informed Pet Parent

An Introduction to Bioaccumulation: Living As An Informed Pet Parent

April 25, 2017

What does bioaccumulation mean? We've learned this word the hard way, by losing our dogs to disease.

Let us give you the single tip you need for you and your dog to live a safe and non-toxic life.

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Say No to Annual Vaccines and Yes To Titers!

Say No to Annual Vaccines and Yes To Titers!

March 30, 2017

If you've researched vaccinosis, it probably led you to titering.

A titer is a laboratory test that measures the amount of antibodies in the blood. It may sound complex but it isn't.  We break it down for you by explaining what titering is, why you MUST do it, and review the recommended core vaccination schedule for dogs. 

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Vaccinosis: What Is It? We'll Tell You Why You Should Care

Vaccinosis: What Is It? We'll Tell You Why You Should Care

March 28, 2017

Vaccinosis is a set of adverse reactions or events occurring within minutes, days, months, or years after receiving a vaccination.

Vaccinosis isn't "holistic hype" or something you should ignore. 

Learn what vaccinosis is now, before your dog has an adverse reaction to annual vaccines or before long term damage to your dog's immune system has occurred. 

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The Risk of Parabens in Your Dog's Shampoo

The Risk of Parabens in Your Dog's Shampoo

March 14, 2017

Can a dog shampoo be organic and contain paraben?

Should you risk using a dog shampoo that contains parabens on your dog? 

We look at the scientific evidence on parabens so you can decide. 

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Is Biodegradable Organic Dog Shampoo Safe to Use in Outdoor Water Sources?

Is Biodegradable Organic Dog Shampoo Safe to Use in Outdoor Water Sources?

March 03, 2017

What does biodegradable dog shampoo mean?

Chances are, you think it is safe to use in rivers, streams, and other water sources. Is it? We've got the answers! 

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Why You Should Care About Nitrosamines in Dog Shampoo

Why You Should Care About Nitrosamines in Dog Shampoo

February 19, 2017

You won't see nitrosamines listed as an ingredient on the dog shampoo label. The presence of nitrosamines poses health risks to your dog. Learn what to look for so you can avoid risking your dog's health! 

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Why You Shouldn't Use Petroleum Jelly on Your Dog

Why You Shouldn't Use Petroleum Jelly on Your Dog

February 09, 2017

Thinking about using petroleum jelly on your dog's dry skin?

In addition to being a non-sustainable ingredient source, petroleum jelly is not the best alternative to moisturize your dog's skin.

Learn why!

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Our Top 12 Dog Washing Tips for Safely Washing Your Dog at Home with our Organic Dog Shampoo

Our Top 12 Dog Washing Tips for Safely Washing Your Dog at Home with our Organic Dog Shampoo

January 11, 2017

How often should you wash your dog? How careful do I need to be when washing around my dog's ears? 

We've teamed up with expert Tonya Wilhelm at Raising Your Pets Naturally to answer these questions and more! 

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Camp Jean and the Miracle Fund - A Thankful Reminder

Camp Jean and the Miracle Fund - A Thankful Reminder

January 05, 2017

A story that will run your spectrum of emotion - starting with anger - ending with hope and happiness. 

Learn the story of "Miracle" (the Beagle) and the incredible rescue, Camp Jean, that warmed our hearts this winter. 

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Organic Oatmeal Dog Shampoo! Is it Really? Let's Take A Look!

Organic Oatmeal Dog Shampoo! Is it Really? Let's Take A Look!

December 20, 2016

All natural organic oatmeal dog shampoo! It sounds great, right? 

Before you add it to your shopping cart and purchase, let's look at the ingredients to see if it is really safe to use on your dog or cat. 

Chances are, it may not be as great as it sounds! 

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Rock Salt and Ice Melt Dangers To Your Dog, Part 2

Rock Salt and Ice Melt Dangers To Your Dog, Part 2

December 15, 2016

Learn the warning signs that your dog has consumed ice melt or rock salt so you know what to look for this winter!

We've also compiled some tips for dealing with the winter ice and keeping your dog safe from rock salt and ice melt! 

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Rock Salt and Ice Melt Dangers To Your Dog, Part 1

Rock Salt and Ice Melt Dangers To Your Dog, Part 1

December 13, 2016

Winter is just around the corner and with winter comes snow and ice! If you've used rock salt or ice melt to keep from slipping and sliding on the ice, you should be aware of its harmful effects on your four-legged family members.

Every winter veterinarians receive an influx of calls and visits from pet parents with dogs who have been exposed to rock salt and ice melt products.

Continue reading to learn more about the hazards of rock salt and how you can help protect your dog.

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