Paw Protection for Dogs: 5 Simple Tips

The Bare Necessities of Paw Protection Even the toughest dogs are prone to frost bite, burns from hot pavement, the sting of rock salt, or cuts from sharp rocks or broken shells.  The good news is that paw protection is simple if you plan ahead. 1. Just the Wax, M’am Paw waxes and balms like Musher’s […]

Stockings for Shelter Animals

Want to bring purrs & woofs of joy to our local shelter animals? Team up with us & together we’ll deliver 90 Christmas stockings stuffed with toys, treats & chews to our local shelter kitties & pups.  For just $5, you can donate a stuffed kitty stocking, and for $10, you can donate a stuffed stocking for […]

Rapamycin: Can Dogs Live Longer?

If you knew you could extend the life of your pet…would you? Rapamycin, also known as Sirolimus, is a drug developed to minimize rejection of organ transplants in humans, based on research into the make up of the volcanic soil on Easter Island.  It first became news a few years ago when test mice were shown to live up to 60% longer due to an […]

Treats: Goodness Gracious

Give a handful of treats to the pet you love, and a heart full of hope to another in need… One of our favorite dog treats has a particular place in our hearts because of their commitment to supporting local animal welfare groups.  We’re talking about Goodness Gracious, located right in Marblehead, MA.  Founder Amy […]

What is it like to experience the world like your pets?

Is it possible to ‘blur the species barrier’? That’s what Being A Beast attempts to find out.  For weeks at a time, veterinarian/lawyer/naturalist Charles Foster lived as a badger, an otter, a fox…in their habitat, approximating their movements & habits (dumpster diving in London, eating earthworms…).  This is radical nature-writing, and it’s witty, deep and humble. […]

Severe Storm & Hurricane Preparedness for Pets

Storms are literally forces of nature, and there’s nothing we can do to stop them.  The key to weathering (and even enjoying) storms with pets is thinking ahead, and being organized.  Storm prep for pets isn’t time-consuming, difficult or expensive.  And assuming you’re in a dry, safe place, it means you can all relax and […]

Make a Raw Resolution

I love Primal’s Raw Resolution campaign.  The idea is to commit to trying adding even just a little raw to your pet’s diet and see the results.  To make it easier to take the risk, we’ve got coupons for $3 off freeze-dried or frozen raw diets for cats or dogs, free trial size of frozen raw, free […]

Stella & Chewy’s FROZEN MORSELS Recall

Stella & Chewy’s has just announced a limited recall of FROZEN Morsels…all the details can be found on their website here. The batches in the recall may have been exposed to Listeria. We’re emphasizing FROZEN because most of our Stella & Chewy’s customers are using their freeze-dried dinners.  None of the recalled product is in […]