Understanding Ketogenic Diets for Dogs

.Ketogenic diets for dogs have become quite the popular subject of discussion in recent years. From best-selling books, to celebrity endorsements, to social media influencers, the keto trend is growing in popularity by leaps and bounds.   In 2018, the global keto industry was valued at $9.7 billion, and is expected to grow to almost $20… Read more

Why Plant Based Diets Are The Best Hypoallergenic Dog Food

Plant based diets are quickly becoming the most popular hypogenic dog food option for dogs with severe allergies. Food allergies are becoming an ever increasing problem among North American pet owners. From chronic ear problems, to excessive scratching and licking, to digestive issues, food allergies are a dilemma that affect millions of distressed dogs. Many pet… Read more

Understanding AAFCO Standards for Pet Foods

Most consumables markets in North America are governed by inspection agencies and regulating bodies that are upheld to keep consumers safe. Within the Canadian food chain, for example, we have the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), which tests and regulates food products intended for human consumption.  When it comes to the pet food industry, however,… Read more

Is Pumpkin Good For Dogs?

There are many foods pet owners can offer their pets to improve their overall health and wellness. Among the most popular and well-rounded foods fed as a nutritional supplement is pumpkin. Pumpkin is not only fed as a tasty treat, it also offers an abundance of unique nutritional benefits for dogs. Pumpkins are a type… Read more

How Our pets Can Help Cure Symptoms of Touch Starvation

What is Touch Starvation? One of the biggest components to human interaction is touch. From hugs to high five’s, positive physical contact is an essential part of our makeup as it helps us connect with others on a much deeper level. Considering our skin is the largest organ in the human body, it makes sense… Read more

sustainable dog food ingredients

How Innovative Ingredients Make Dog Food More Sustainable

Sustainable dog food ingredients are an increasingly hot topic of discussion. The pet food market has evolved rapidly over the past decade, as pet owners become ever more focused on their pet’s overall health and well-being. Resultantly, pet food manufacturers are competing at levels never seen before to bring unique and innovative products to the… Read more

Avoid Post-Quarantine Anxiety in Dogs

With restrictions being lifted across the country, many of us are making preparations to return to the workplace. This means major changes to our pet’s daily routines after months of having their favourite people around all the time. For many dogs, these new changes in routine may lead to stress, anxiety, and behavioural problems. As… Read more

Are Fireworks Safe for Dogs?

It’s that time of year again. As we celebrate this beautiful weather with bonfires, gardening, and barbecuing, it truly feels like Summer has officially arrived. But there’s one tradition that many pet owners don’t look forward to this time of year: fireworks. Are fireworks safe for dogs? Why are some dogs afraid of fireworks? Every… Read more

Can My Dog Spread The Coronavirus?

Recently, a dog in China tested positive for the COVID-19 Coronavirus, causing a great deal of concern among pet owners around the globe. Thankfully, pet owners can breathe a sigh of relief as news headlines surrounding this infected canine are largely sensationalized, and there is little to worry about.  The more we know about how… Read more