The heartbreaking part of having a dog is their relatively short lifespan. Life expectancy for dogs has improved with diet and care standards, but the time to say goodbye still comes all too soon. Dr. Kelly M. Cassidy, a Biologist who compiles scientific data about the lifespan of dogs, has concluded that canine longevity varies […]
Archive for the ‘Natural Pet Nutrition’ Category
By Stephanie Lynch The FDA, along with the AAFCO, has put together 4 basic rules for your pet’s food. If you’re passionate about offering your cat the best food possible, it’s important to know how to read the label properly to make sure your cat is eating healthy.
Struvite bladder stones or crystals (also known as Triple Phosphate) are the most common type of bladder stones seen in dogs and cats.
Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day approaches. We’re sure the owners of Organic Pet Boutique know all about loving pets because their company was founded from the heart.
The natural pet supplement market has become flooded with products promising amazing health benefits. Trying to research and choose between them can be an overwhelming experience for loving pet parents. It is always our goal to guide and educate caregivers, which inspired this listing of the best natural pet supplements of 2016. Our choice of […]
Krill is available in several forms for our pets, including frozen, various grades of meal, whole freeze-dried, flaked/ground freeze-dried and oil extracts. These can be used as ingredients in homemade pet food and treats recipes, or mixed with commercial food as a supplement. It is most commonly used as a natural pet supplement for dogs, […]
Antioxidants have proven to be effective for both prevention and treatment of many feline diseases, including those involving the eyes, skin, cardiovascular system, and respiratory system. Diseases like cancer, diabetes, immune disorders and allergies have also been prevented and treated naturally using antioxidants for cats. Additionally, the cells are nurtured with antioxidants, protecting them from […]
Pet parents often make their own pet food & pet treats because they want to control the ingredients. Eliminating chemicals like dyes is a priority, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create naturally colorful treats for your pet. What’s more, you can seriously boost the nutritional content of your treats while you’re at it! You […]
As dogs age, their body becomes less able to deal with basic functions. Their organs and systems can become sluggish and inefficient overall. Helping senior dogs age gracefully, while also treating and preventing conditions often associated with old age, will extend their lifespan and increase their quality of life. The most helpful supplements for senior […]
All minds turn to hearts as we approach Valentine’s Day. That makes it the perfect month to celebrate heart health in humans and pets too! There is so much we can do to prevent and treat heart conditions, going well beyond exercise.