Cold Weather is Ruff on Dog Paws - Give a Pawdicure

Happiness is a warm puppy. ~ Charles M. Schulz

Our sweet Gracie loves to romp in the snow, but winter is rough on dog paws, and much like human skin, their pads will get dry and cracked from exposure to cold and snow and wet cement. But in case you didn’t know, all the stuff we use to minimize ice for our safety can be extremely hazardous to dogs.

Did you know that dogs can actually be poisoned by rock salt and chemical de-icers, and in some cases can actually die!? Holy Moly! 

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Hidden Dangers for Your Pet: Ceramic Bowls

We've all read about pets being killed by tainted food and treats. Recalls by manufacturers are becoming commonplace. I like to think that I'm a conscientious pet owner. I research ingredients and only feed my cat premium food, but I never gave her dishes a second thought. Turns out, I should have. I first noticed something was wrong when, while drinking water, Pawlie would go rigid and stare into space, making strange slurping sounds, as though she were sucking on her tongue.

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02/08/2018
Happiness is a warm puppy. ~ Charles M. Schulz Our sweet Gracie loves to romp in the snow, but winter is rough on dog paws, and much like human skin, their pads will get dry and... read more
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We've all read about pets being killed by tainted food and treats. Recalls by manufacturers are becoming commonplace. I like to think that I'm a conscientious pet owner. I research ingredients... read more
Human hand shaking dog's paw
02/08/2018
Happiness is a warm puppy. ~ Charles M. Schulz Our sweet Gracie loves to romp in the snow, but winter is rough on dog paws, and much like human skin, their pads will get dry and... read more
Brown tabby cat drinking from ceramic bowl
04/02/2015
We've all read about pets being killed by tainted food and treats. Recalls by manufacturers are becoming commonplace. I like to think that I'm a conscientious pet owner. I research ingredients... read more