Heat Exhaustion in Dogs: Signs and What to Do
Heat exhaustion can lead to heat stroke, which can be fatal.
Heat exhaustion can lead to heat stroke, which can be fatal.
If your dog eats grapes or raisins, take action immediately. Read our veterinarian’s warning.
Our founder talks about the ‘why’ behind JustFoodForDogs.
Two prominent Southern California veterinarians evaluate the benefits of feeding fresh whole foods to pets.
When dogs eat their poop, it’s called coprophagia; the thought of it sounds absolutely disgusting. Yet the consumption one’s own fecal material is not uncommon among animals, and in some cases (as with rabbits), is an important part of their metabolism and nutrition. But dogs aren’t’ rabbits (and humans think it’s gross) – so why do
Now that we share our lives with our dogs, it makes sense that we share our standards of food with them too. We cannot continue to feed them like farm animals because it may be unsafe to do so, and according to the latest FDA video announcement shown below, doing so brings in contamination, toxins, bacteria, illness,
We all wish we could live like our dogs: Eat, Sleep, Play, Repeat (sounds “ruff”!). While they may seem to enjoy this daily routine, pups can experience boredom and restlessness, just like us! The Instinct to Work Historically, most dogs were bred to complete tasks alongside humans like herding livestock, hunting, search and rescue, guarding,
Spring weather is just around the corner! Along with better weather, longer days, and more outdoor activities, the upcoming months have a lot of changes in store for our furry friends. While you are spring cleaning this season, don’t forget to prepare your pups and kitties for the changes as well. Here are some things
Why is My Dog Eating Grass? Your dog thinks he’s the lawn mower? Well, we have certainly heard that before! Why do dogs eat grass though exactly? We knew you would love to know! We just recently discovered it is all about: Seeking an additional source of food, and with grass being so accessible, your
Sometimes when we speak to people about our cause, our mission, our business, a kitchen for healthy fed dogs, well, we’re not always understood. That is okay with us, our real goal here is to educate ourselves on what is in the food we’re eating, and what is in our dogs as well. We’re trying
We all want our pets to live the best lives possible, but besides providing you with bedtime purr sessions and slobbery kisses have you ever stopped to think what your fur babies do for your health? Take a look at the ways Fido and Fluffy improve your overall well-being every day. If you’ve been looking
When a new furry family member enters your life, these are the questions to ask a vet first.
Kibble stored for years at room temperature will never offer the same nutritional value of fresh frozen food. Here’s why.
Dogs suffering from diarrhea and digestive upset need a gentle diet with essential nutrients.
The holiday season is a time for festive decorations, delicious treats, and quality time spent with loved ones, including our pets. However, amidst all the excitement and holiday cheer, it’s important to be mindful of the potential hazards that can pose a threat to our pets. From toxic foods to dangerous decorations, there are several
If you’ve ever felt like your dog is talking to you, you’re not alone. Turns out, dogs really do communicate with humans…in their own ways, of course. That’s right! According to a scientific study done by the University of Salford, dogs not only follow our commands but also use their own set of instructions to
Separation anxiety may be already present in a newly acquired pet’s history (ie., a shelter pet or newly adopted pet), as in some cases it may be the exact reason they were abandoned. However, it can also arise as a secondary or acquired condition, for example, when a dog is suddenly separated from his pet
Cats are wonderful companions. They are also very independent animals, which means they are masters at hiding their true feelings- including when they are under the weather. An essential part of being a pet parent is being aware of the signs of possible health concerns in your feline family members before they become bigger issues.
While we do everything we can to protect our fur babies, nothing can prepare us for natural disasters such as earthquakes, wildfires, hurricanes and more. It’s always a good idea to prepare an evacuation plan for your family—and that includes your pets. According to the American Humane Association, approximately 10 million pets are lost each
How Dogs Can Overheat In The Summer In Southern California we are used to good weather year-round, nevertheless, we do get the occasional ‘heatwave’, as we did over the last two weeks, and it becomes very important to know how to keep our dogs cool since heatstroke can be deadly. Around the country, dogs can
Long, luxurious hair doesn’t just look good on humans – dogs who sport gorgeous, flowing coats are completely fabulous, too! Luckily for pet parents with a penchant for long-haired furry friends, many dog breeds feature long hair, from dainty and darling Yorkshire Terriers to big and shaggy Old English Sheepdogs. And even among long-haired dogs,
Obesity is an epidemic. Helping your dog reach or maintain an ideal weight is key to their health, happiness, and longevity.
We’ve probably all been there, cringing with embarrassment as our beloved, well-behaved dog decides to drag their rear end awkwardly across the carpet at the worst possible moment. Likely in front of others. Do you roll your eyes? Change the topic? Laugh off your dog’s clownish behavior? However you react in the moment, it’s important
Dog anal gland issues can be, well … a pain in the butt. Here’s what pet parents need to know.
The following four dogs are some of the most popular hairless dog breeds.
Learn why your dog is being selective as well as how to appease your picky eater’s tastes.
While there are plenty of fish in the sea, not all types of fish are appropriate for your dog’s diet.
There are many reasons a dog might develop this dandruff, from environmental triggers to underlying health issues.
Ask any pet parent about their dog’s bathing schedule and you’re likely to get a wide range of answers. Some pets have a standing appointment with a groomer. Others may get bathed every few months — the minimum recommendation from the ASPCA — if that. But here’s something many pet health experts agree upon: If
Some human foods are actually GOOD for dogs! Here’s what foods are safe and which human foods to avoid.