Petco To Stop Selling Dog & Cat Food With Artificial Ingredients

Petco To Stop Selling Dog & Cat Food With Artificial Ingredients

Advertisement In a huge leap toward better pet care, Petco announced they’re turning their backs on dog and cat foods that include artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives. The pet supply franchise is upping their standards when it comes to pet nutrition, and they’re the first national pet specialty retailer to fully support all-natural diets for dogs and cats. The pet food aisles in all 1,500 store locations in the U.S., Mexico, and Puerto Rico will soon go through a major transformation. Starting today, we’re setting a bold new standard for pet nutrition –…continue reading →
5 Reasons Your Dog Won’t Eat And How To Help

5 Reasons Your Dog Won’t Eat And How To Help

Advertisement When it comes to the canine appetite, most people are used to dogs gobbling everything in sight. They rush to eat their meals and taste test things you’d never dream of putting near your mouth. But on the opposite side of that spectrum, it’s not uncommon for dogs to be picky eaters or suddenly stop eating altogether. These are the dogs that barely nibble on their kibble and turn their wet noses up at everything in their dishes. Not eating is an obvious concern, and it’s important for you to figure out…continue reading →
Dog Food Company Looking For Human Taste Tester

Dog Food Company Looking For Human Taste Tester

Advertisement Every devoted pup parent cares about what they feed their dog, but are you willing to take that commitment to the next level? A dog food brand specializing in home-cooked meals is looking for the “ultimate dog lover” for a special job. They say their dog food is good enough for humans, and they’re prepared to prove it. All they need is a dog person willing to serve as taste tester. Starting the week strong with a bowl of Butternut Beef Recipe, does it get any better? 😋 Did you know that…continue reading →
The Healthiest Food Will Bring Your Pet A Thriving Life

The Healthiest Food Will Bring Your Pet A Thriving Life

What do you say when people ask you how your dog is doing? Do you shrug your shoulders and say “fine”? Or do you tell your friends and family that your dog is overjoyed, on top of the world, honest-to-goodness thriving?   Some people may be okay with knowing their dogs are doing “fine,” but others know that our dogs are capable of being so much more than just “fine” and won’t settle for less. How do you take your dog from fine to thrive? Start with his bowl. NomNomNow knows that so…continue reading →
Health Is Wealth, And The Same Can Be Said For Your Dog

Health Is Wealth, And The Same Can Be Said For Your Dog

Pet parents want their dogs to have the healthiest, longest life possible. Every year, we learn more about how healthy eating can affect a human’s mood, energy levels, and overall health – so it makes sense that the same would apply to dog food. NomNomNow has embarked on a journey to revolutionize pet health, starting with the #1 contributing factor to a healthy lifestyle: what they eat. Everybody knows by now how many health problems a lifetime of eating junk food can cause humans, but few people realize that many commercial dog foods…continue reading →
Does Your Dog Eat Too Fast? Here Are 7 Ways To Slow Them Down

Does Your Dog Eat Too Fast? Here Are 7 Ways To Slow Them Down

Advertisement If your dog can finish an entire meal in less time than it takes you to say, “Bailey, slow down!” you have a chow hound on your hands. These are the dogs that inhale their food without bothering to chew or even check what they’re eating. Labs are notorious chow hounds, but they come in all sizes, breeds, and personalities. Gulping food in record time is an impressive skill in some circles, but eating too fast is a serious problem for dogs. It puts their health at risk, and in some cases,…continue reading →
Amazon Breaks Into The Pet Industry With The Launch Of Their Dog Food

Amazon Breaks Into The Pet Industry With The Launch Of Their Dog Food

Advertisement Is there anything you can’t get on Amazon? Perhaps, but those items seem to be far and few between. And in addition to supplying its customers with products from thousands of other brands, Amazon has created its own line of products — and now, that includes pet food. Wag, a new dog kibble, is available to Prime customers. The brand promises that “real” chicken, turkey, beef, lamb, or salmon (dependent on the variety) is the number one ingredient, with no added grains. Image Source: Screen shot via Amazon For the sake of example,…continue reading →
How To Help Your Rescue Dog Gain Weight

How To Help Your Rescue Dog Gain Weight

Advertisement “Skin and bones” are words to describe a specific population of rescue dog. They’re the ones found staggering near death on the side of the street or rummaging through the dumpster looking for scraps of anything remotely edible. They’ve known what true hunger feels like, and recovering from near starvation isn’t an easy process. Helping a rescue dog gain weight isn’t tossing them a few McDonald’s burgers and letting them go to town. It isn’t even leaving a limitless supply of dog food in their dish. Feeding a dog with the intent…continue reading →

8 Reasons Your Dog May Not Be Eating

Advertisement When it comes to food, dogs tend to fall into one of two categories: chow hounds and picky pups. No matter which group your dog is in, it can be extremely frightening when they refuse to eat for days at a time. There are a variety of reasons dogs may experience a decrease in appetite. Note: Dogs have evolved to go without food for short periods of time, but if  your pup is suffering from additional symptoms or is normally a great eater, it is best to seek treatment early. Related Post:…continue reading →
5 Tips For Stopping Your Dog’s Stinky Farts

5 Tips For Stopping Your Dog’s Stinky Farts

Advertisement You know your dog has a gassy problem when cuddling on the couch turns into a test of how long you can hold your breath. Your four-legged family member can let them rip with more stench than any person you know. While all dogs fart on occasion, some have the unnerving ability to pass gas that can only be described as deadly. Farting is completely natural and sometimes even good for your dog’s health, but poots that make you gasp for fresh air are a sign something isn’t right with your dog’s…continue reading →

Controversial Ingredient Added To Hill’s Science Diet Has Dog Owners Concerned

Advertisement As a diligent pet parents, you probably know what foods are dangerous for your dog to eat. Chocolate and caffeine are among the top of the list, and grapes are known to be toxic for our canine pals. So, what is an ingredient like “dried grape pomace” doing in commercially-available dog food? Image Source: Toxic Dog Foods Refrigerator Magnet via iHeartDogs According to the ASPCA: “Although the toxic substance within grapes and raisins is unknown, these fruits can cause kidney failure. Until more information is known about the toxic substance, it is…continue reading →
Dog Foods Pulled From Thousands Of Stores After “Euthanasia Drug” Investigation

Dog Foods Pulled From Thousands Of Stores After “Euthanasia Drug” Investigation

Advertisement Following an investigative news story by news station ABC11 that led to an FDA investigation, several pet food products have been pulled from the shelves of stores nationwide. After a lengthy investigation, WJLA (an ABC11 sister station) released some disturbing results from lab-tested dog foods. The news station reported: “We tested 62 samples of wet dog food, across more than two-dozen brands for the euthanasia drug pentobarbital. After months of tests and re-tests, one brand repeatedly came back positive for pentobarbital. In total, we tested 15 cans of Gravy Train. Nine cans…continue reading →

FDA Investigating Report Of Euthanasia Drug In Dog Food

Advertisement Just over a year ago, 5 dogs fell ill and one of them lost their life due to a can of Evanger’s dog food that was contaminated with pentobarbital, a drug that is commonly used to euthanize pets. The pet food industry has not made any significant changes since this tragic accident, so WJLA in Washington, D.C. recently worked with Ellipse Analytics to test a variety of dog food samples for pentobarbital contamination. They had the lab test 62 samples of wet dog food from more than two dozen brands. Susan Thixton is a…continue reading →
Is It Normal For My Dog To Always Act Like They’re Starving?

Is It Normal For My Dog To Always Act Like They’re Starving?

Advertisement While some dogs peeve their owners with picky appetites, most are happiest when scarfing down everything that looks remotely edible. It doesn’t matter what they eat, how much they eat, or when their last meal was, these chow hounds never seem to be satisfied. They’ll break out the hungry eyes at every chance they get, and it’s natural for dog owners to feel concerned about their pets’ seemingly insatiable appetites. But no matter how much they whine and beg, most dogs that live in a home with regularly provided meals aren’t actually…continue reading →