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5 Summer Treats to Cool Off Your Pet

By Nicole Abrego

Summertime is going strong here in beachy Encinitas! After a day of fun in the sun, what better way to cool off your pet than with some DIY summer treats. Check out these 5 cool summer treats that you can make for your pet:

Yogurt Pops Dog Treats:

What you’ll need: 


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Nutrition Tips for Your New Kitten

The image of fluffy, baby kittens will put a smile on most anyone’s face. Yet, their energy is almost as boundless as their cuteness. The adage of “curious cat” must have come from kittens as they’re excited to explore every nook and cranny in an effort to discover their new world. Seemingly unafraid of heights or dark corners, kittens rarely take “no” for an answer.


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5 DIY Treats Your Pets Will Enjoy This Thanksgiving

By Nicole Abrego

Turkey, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, all the flavors of Thanksgiving is enough to make anyone’s mouth water. Although we love sharing the holiday feast with our family and friends, us pet parents don’t want to exclude our pets from the festivities So why not make some special treats for your pet to enjoy this Thanksgiving season. We compiled 5 festive and delicious snacks that you can make for your dog or cat!


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Grain Free Pet Food: Health or Hype?

 

By Dr. Kathy Boehme

In recent years, grain free pet foods have become extremely popular. This trend was most likely developed in more of a consumer response to human nutrition trends, rather than responding to the nutritional needs of our pets in general.

When it comes to choosing the best food for your pet, the most important aspect is providing a complete and balanced nutritional diet, based on the specific needs of the pet.

 


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Is Uncooked Unhealthy? Things to Know Before Putting Your Pet on a Raw Food Diet

Happy New Year!

The holidays are over and it’s time to start anew. Maybe you’d like to clock more time at the gym, finally finish the scrapbook you started or put more cash in that savings account. Or maybe you’ve made a resolution to eat healthier—and you’d like your pet to do the same.

You’ve likely heard about the raw food movement for humans, but many people are now raving about the benefits of uncooked, homemade meals for their pets. If you’re curious about the craze, read our guide for everything you need to know before tossing the kibble out.


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