We often get asked what the difference between prebiotics and probiotics is for our dogs and cats and what each does. Is there a difference between them? Prebiotics and probiotics are actually quite different products; however, they have most of their effects in the large intestine. Both prebiotics and probiotics work together to maintain
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Easter is almost here! You know what that means, right? Many bunnies will be brought home as a holiday gift for the family! If you are one of these people who is thinking of making a bunny part of your family this season, check out why timothy hay and dark leafy greens are a
It is often an aspect of caring for our aquatic friends that we overlook but it is a known fact that regular water and filter changes can provide many health benefits for your fish. In general, filters alone clean the water by removing solid and dissolved waste while at the same time providing an
As dog owners, we know that our dogs all have their own unique personalities, quirks, and temperaments. They also have drastically different activity levels and dietary needs based on what breed of dog you have. For example, a dog with a larger build and high activity level may benefit from a different diet than
Bringing a reptile home can be an exciting adventure for the whole family. Reptiles are generally easy keepers, but did you know there is a lot of thought that has to go into making sure they are cared for correctly? We often get asked, “how do I decide what kind of light/heaters to use
It’s that time of year again to break out the shovels and ice-melt products to keep our driveways, decks, and any other pathways clear of any snow and ice. If you have pets, choosing a safe ice-melt may be complicated. Many ice melts/rock salts are full of harsh chemicals that can irritate your pet’s
Your kids have been begging you for a puppy for years - you finally cave and you are so excited to surprise them for Christmas! Everyone is so excited about their new family member and then the puppy decides your rug looks like the perfect place to relieve himself! Now what? Are you prepared
The holidays are officially here! Over the next couple of weeks, everyone will be cooking classic holiday dishes, bringing over presents, and gathering around the dinner table to celebrate with family and friends. There is no doubt this is the most wonderful time of the year, but did you know it can also be
Many of us keep wild bird feeders out for most of the year in our yards. We love seeing all the different types of wild birds that stop by our feeders to grab some seed. When the cold weather starts to creep up, many stop filling up those feeders but did you know this
It’s the beginning of November and although it is the most perfect fall day today, those brisk cold nights aren’t far away from us. While domestic cats have warm shelter and the comfort of a nice couch to curl up on every night, many stray cats do not have that luxury. These homeless cats