• dogs in the news
    Hope you’ve finished dinner before you read this

      Hope you’ve eaten, because right now in Yulin City, China, they’re getting ready for a big dinner – the annual dog meat festival.  More than 15,000 dogs are slaughtered, skinned, butchered, cooked and enjoyed to mark the beginning of summer. And before that happens, the dogs are kept in unspeakably cruel conditions and killed […]

  • dogs in the news
    Dogs are the new kids

    Tomorrow’s Father’s Day and you’ve probably seen the cards too.  To Dad from the dog. More households in the U.S.A. and Canada have dogs than have kids.  According to research from the U.S. Census Bureau, four out of five (81%) dog owners in America see their dogs as equal members of the household. This isn’t all […]

  • Feeding Your Morkie
    Very dangerous dog snacks – Jerky style treats!

    Some 500 dogs and nine cats may have died after eating chicken jerky pet treats made in China, according to updated complaints logged by U.S. federal veterinary health officials.* One dangerous new trend in dog snacks is dried “jerky” type treats – often made from what’s called novel protein – duck, venison, fish, rabbit, etc. […]

  • Feeding Your Morkie
    The BEST commercial dog food – dry food

    With all the deceptive practices in labelling pet food, it’s difficult to find a good quality food for your dog or cat.  And since the pet food industry is self-regulated, it’s even harder. The ‘stamp of approval’ for pet foods comes from  AAFCO  (Association of American Feed Control Officials) which is a volunteer organization of industry […]

  • Feeding Your Morkie
    Experts agree: here are the WORST dog foods ever

    You may be surprised at this list because it contains some well-known commercial dog foods.  But pressure to grab a piece of the HUGE pet food market, along with a so-called self-regulating industry… adds up to corners being cut, unhealthy filler ingredients and very low-quality food. So what are the worst foods for your dog? […]