Little Isabella Goes Raw

Little Isabella Goes Raw Friends who are “once-removed” (dear friends of a very dear friend of mine in East Hampton) took my advice about the breed of puppy that might be the best fit for them, and they were graced with a gorgeous black Cocker Spaniel [from a “Bred with Heart” AKC breeder who interviewed […]

Yay for vegetables!

Yay for vegetables! We all know that having a lighter footprint in what we eat is good for all of us. It’s good for our health and the planet’s well-being when we make the commitment to eat a vegetarian diet at least once a week. Now our dogs can join in with the #HaloVegPledge campaign, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Table Scraps Do’s & Don’ts For Dogs

Table Scraps Do’s & Don’ts For Dogs At holiday times there are often enticing and bountiful meals, with lots of leftovers. Can your dog share in more than the delicious aromas? That depends — but certainly whatever you share should be about the experience they’ll have of getting a few tasty licks, never in a […]

The New Halo Food Has Arrived!

With a Whole Lot of Difference™ – the New Halo Food Has Arrived! I’ve been waiting for weeks since I learned about the amazing new food Halo was creating for it to finally be available. Now I can crow about it from the rooftops! What’s worth celebrating is that Halo, as “America’s best loved holistic […]

We’re Looking for One Lucky Chubby Dog!

Dr. Donna Spector is my co-host on our radio show The Expert Vet and she’s also the veterinary consultant for Halo pet foods, which makes the kibble I feed my own pair of canines. We’re looking for a lucky dog who is getting chubby and his people want to help him get back to his […]

Pet Cancer Vet #2037 (12-15-2014)

Pet Cancer Vet (12-15-2014) #2037: Dr. Sue discusses evolving thoughts on the best diet for a pet with cancer diet and what kind of supplementation she recommends. Steve calls from Colorado about Kaj, his mini-Schnauzer, whose thyroid cancer has been treated with surgery and metronomic chemotherapy, as he seeks Dr. Sue’s recommendations on what to […]

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge Week 6: Back On Track

Halo’s Healthy Weight Challenge: Back On Track During Week 6! Guest blog by Dr. Donna Spector After Faith’s weight gain during Week 4 we took another look at her calories and cut her back by another 5%. Remember:  whenever your vet creates a weight loss plan—is just a starting point—a best guess. Don’t be disappointed—the […]