Walk Your Dog to Improve Your Brain

Walk Your Dog to Improve Your Brain We’re all getting older (this is true even for you 20-year-olds); we wonder whether our brains are sagging as much as our necks? Are you worrying about your brain and feeling your memory is slipping? Do you think you aren’t as mentally sharp as you once were? Concern […]

Myth About Your Dog: Do Dogs Share Happily?

Myth About Your Dog #1: Do Dogs Share Happily? I’m starting a little summer series of  “myth busters” about the way we misunderstand our dogs and cats, unwittingly applying human-type emotions and desires to animals, who are actually cut from a different piece of cloth than we are. I hope these will serve as little […]

Guardian Angel to Kitty Cats

Guardian Angel to Kitty Cats This weekend my NY Cat Film Festival will be playing twice at the beautiful Regent Theater outside Boston in Arlington – on Friday night June 29th and again as a pair of matinee shows on Sunday July 1st. We’re so sure that cat lovers are going to arrive in droves […]

Humanely Raised Farm Animals & Respect for Our Planet

Humanely Raised Farm Animals & Respect for Our Planet What my own dogs eat has raised my consciousness and influenced my decisions about how to choose ingredients for my own diet. Thanks, Maisie and Wanda Weimaraner! My realization came about ever since Halo coined the phrase OrigiNative® and changed the entire way they source their […]

5 Things to Know About NY Dog Flu Epidemic

5 Things Everyone Needs to Know about the Current Dog Flu Epidemic in New York Over 500 cases of a new strain of dog flu have been reported across the United States, with the New York area hard hit. 91 cases of dog flu have been reported in Brooklyn as of June 5th, along with […]

What does Non-GMO Actually Mean, Anyway?

What does Non-GMO Actually Mean, Anyway? There is much talk these days of non-GMO fruits and vegetables being desirable, but I’ve personally been a bit confused about it. When Halo changed its formulations to ensure there were only non-GMO veggies in their kibble, I wondered what my dogs were getting that I wasn’t! What I […]

Respect Your Elders! Give Senior Dogs a Holistic Boost

Respect Your Elders! Give Senior Dogs a Holistic Boost Do you have a small or medium dog who is older than 7? Or a very large or giant breed who is 5 years or older? At those ages they are technically considered senior citizens, and these guys need everything we can offer them to keep […]

Myth Debunk #1: Dogs Don’t Like Fruits & Vegetables

Myth Debunk #1 – Dogs Don’t Like Fruits & Vegetables There seem to be a lot of myths about what/when/how people should feed their dogs, with one of the overall Major Myths being that “people food is bad for dogs.” This is sheer silliness, as anyone who has been listening to me knows already, and […]

Run or Walk 26.2 Miles with Your Dog This Month!

Run or Walk 26.2 Miles with Your Dog This Month! The first-ever Wag-a-thon is a cumulative marathon that you and your dog can do anywhere, at your own pace over the month of May. The goal is to hit 26.2 miles by May 31 while raising funds for Guiding Eyes for the Blind.  You can […]

Music Specially for Kitty Cats

Music Specially for Kitty Cats A few years ago, scientists from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and the University of Maryland, wanted to study whether cats could respond to music. And so they created some music especially for feline sensibilities, as described in this article outlining the whole study.  It describes how Charles Snowdon […]