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Titer Testing

What is a Titer (pronounced “tighter”) and why would I get one? (View Info-graphic on our Website here) A Titer Blood Test measures existing antibodies that are actually circulating in the blood. “Low Titers” do not show lack of immunity; they show lack of exposure to the disease. Without exposure, the immune system wont expend […]

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Protein: The Nutrient Your Pet Needs More Of As They Age

Not All Protein is Created Equal Protein quality is extremely variable. There are highly assimilable and digestible proteins (proteins your pet’s body can easily absorb and make use of), and there are proteins that are wholly indigestible. For example beaks, feet, hides, tails and snouts are 100 percent protein, but all 100 percent is indigestible. […]

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There is Butter in this Dog Food… What?

written by Chelsea Kent with Jacqueline Hill The new Answers Pet Foods formulas contain butter. Answers makes some of our very favorite diets for dogs and they tend to be on the cutting edge of new techniques in processing and balancing the diet. The way the nutrition, food manufacturing and scientific communities rule for and […]

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Why Vaccines Are Not Safe.

Written by Chelsea Kent Dr. Steven Blake said, “Never in the history of the world has there been a greater medical assumption that has caused more deaths and suffering than vaccinations as we know them today.” It seems reasonable to assume that one could trust the advice of medical professionals regarding vaccinations. Unfortunately, vaccination recommendations […]

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Raw Diet Testimonial: Jennifer and Zoie

Zoie my boxer currently weighs about 58lbs, which doesn’t sound like much but when you compare it to the 46lbs she weighed when on kibble, it’s remarkable.  Let alone she no longer pukes up bile, has diarrhea or a stomach that would grumble for hours, so bad it caused her to not eat her next […]

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US vs International Products: Which are better?

 Written By Chelsea Kent Since the 2007 Melamine Pet Food Recall, when thousands of Chinese products were recalled due to deadly Melamine plastic toxicity, many people have developed the misperception that internationally manufactured products are lower quality than those made in the United States. Is there truth behind this or not? How concerned do we […]

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Dental Health in Dogs AND Cats

By Chelsea Kent Did you know that Wrestlers train for the Olympics by brushing the teeth of dogs and cats? And that the Dali Lama learns patience the same way? Ok, not really, but we all know how complicated and frustrating it can be to accomplish the feat of brushing animals’ teeth. Not only that […]

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Deezel Update

Thank you to everyone for caring so much about Deezel. Today we were shocked and confused to find out that someone has mistakenly reported us to the state as abusers of Deezel. We have put so much time, effort, nurturing care and resources into trying to help this little guy out. And we also care […]

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Dog Safety Harnesses and Crates Fail Car Crash Testing

Written by Jan on March 25, 2014 – 10:41 pm Reposted with permission from Truth4Dogs Crash test dog dummy launching when safety harness breaks You’re a good doggy parent.  When traveling by car, your dog rides in the back seat for safety, as dogs and children should. You always buckle-in your medium-size or large dog using a […]

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