This week my TMI post is a particularly ranty rant, so I want to tell you about something really awful that happened to me once, so you’ll understand why this is such a touchy subject for me, and why I wont recommend flexi-leads in the store. The first dog I ever had that was “my” […]
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an article written by Nicole Neu-Yagle The cat, Felis sylvestris catus, is an obligate carnivore that has evolved in a desert environment. Evidence of this can be found in archaeological records, and can be noted from their inability to synthesis taurine (found in raw, fresh meat) and a lack of a strong thirst drive coupled […]
Get into your cozy chair with your sweat pants on… We are going to take a trip back in time to learn about life before kibble, and find out why exactly your vet might not be the most reliable source for your pet’s nutritional information. Think Nutritionist VS Doctor. Think Brain Surgeon VS Orthopedic Surgeon…Think […]
Yer doin’ it right, Chipotle! Chipotle launched a four part satire called “Farmed and Dangerous” on Hulu, poking fun at the “outrageously twisted and utterly unsustainable world of industrial agriculture.” I was expecting it to be kind of a food documentary with a comedian as a host, or something lame like that. But, it’s actually […]
Genetically Modified Organisms, or more commonly known as GMO’s, have been raising both concerns and eyebrows the last few years. They are a large problem for not only pet foods, but for the human food industry as well. Below is an article written by one of our contributing writers about the dangers of GMO foods. […]
How to get ideal results out of dehydrated food samples: The Honest Kitchen Perfect Form prevents diarrhea during sampling or transitioning to new foods. The product is available in 5.5oz tins. It is inexpensive and incredibly effective. Important points to remember: Consistency makes a big difference. The first time you make a sample it may […]
By Chelsea Kent We’re sad to say that Colorado made, family owned, Zuke’s Natural Treats have been sold to Nestle. At Hero’s Pets we are known for not supporting unethical companies, no matter what. That being said, we’re really sad to see Zuke’s Natural Treats go (our dogs love them too). We’d like to share […]
Click the links below to download the free hand drawn gift tags we’ve made just for you, our favorite people, to enjoy this holiday. This brown version looks nice printed on parchment or resume paper: Printable Tags – Brown This green version looks best on regular white paper or cardstock: Printable Tags – Green This […]
Story at-a-glance In part one of a two-part interview, Dr. Becker talks with Dr. Ronald Schultz of the Rabies Challenge Fund. Dr. Schultz is a pioneer and expert in the field of veterinary vaccines, and heads up the Department of Pathobiological Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Schultz discusses the […]
Story at-a-glance In part 2 of a 3-part video series on raw food diets for pets, Dr. Becker defines optimal nutrition for dogs and cats and lists her nutritional goals for her patients. Your pet’s overall health is heavily influenced by two factors — genetics and environment. Environmental factors include diet, antioxidant intake, exposure […]