Smoothies for your Dog – here’s to better nutrition

say it how it is – series Bottom line, you need to make choices for your dogs nutrition based off of research you have done, not the marketing you are being spoon fed. Keep in mind the dog food business is worth something like $52 billion a year, you can bet they hire the best…

Purdue Vaccine Study – what you should know

Please print and give your veterinarian a copy of the letter below, regarding the research being done at Purdue University Veterinary School under the direction of Dr. Larry Glickman. This study started in the late 1990’s, the study of Vaccine-Induced Autoimmunity in the dog and there is already some evidence of thyroid, heart, bone disease (HOD…

The Definitive Dog Poop Guide

If you are reading this, you are a pooper. If you have a dog, cat, horse, or other mammal, you see and clean up lots of poop. I don’t know much about reptiles but I do know whatever goes in must come out, so they are poopers too. I can tell you that my Budgies…

Tassie, because she wants me to tell her story

I saw Tassie today and her owner had read my post yesterday about FLEX. She wanted me to tell Tassie’ story too. Tassie and her people are from Alaska and winter over in Montana. I know I know I know, I would go further south too, but they love it here and are avid skiers…

Flex, telling her story …

Years ago I worked with a dog and her person. It was a pretty standard introduction. Hello, I just adopted a dog from a rescue, and I would like to learn how to work with her. She is a mature female, she apparently ran around on a bunch of land all day while her original…

Vaccines, and why this conversation should not be so polarized

Fear has more traction than love. Fear is more powerful than common sense. Fear moves faster than understanding. Fear makes us fight, run, or freeze. SO, grab your pitch forks, light your torches, gather together, and lets go after those that cause us fear! Oh wait a second, that would be the witch hunts which we…

the Dandelion, weed or super hero?

In Montana, gardening season is not long if you think in terms of ‘months’, but it is long if you think in terms of ‘day light hours’. From the time the snow melts, the sun gets a bit higher, and the ground softens, you can pretty much find me outside, in the dirt, and loving…

preparing you and your dog for a health care visit

It’s a reality in your dogs life time that they will have to visit a health care professional, how often is usually determined by a combination of a dogs over all health and genetics, and the owners comfort level. Dogs that seem to lack the ‘self preservation gene’ tend to see a health care professional…