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Dances With Wolves

Category: Dog Life
Vancouver composer Allison Cociani has written an opera. It’s a beautiful new work that touches on the subject of personal strength and of forgiveness, but for animal lovers there is another aspect to the story. The opera tells the story of a girl (Alma) who glows. She has the ability to control the thoughts of others in her supernatural state and is captured by Griselda and her three evil minions. more
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DIY Eat: Delish Dog Treats You Can Make at Home!

Category: Dog Life
Beef, Pumpkin & Quinoa Burgers These treats are quick and easy to make and are a great choice if your pup has sensitivities to gluten and common grains. Quinoa is technically a seed, not a true grain, and it’s not used in most pet foods. Makes 12 to 18 burgers. more
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Essential Oils For Dogs

Category: Health
Essential oils are increasingly of interest to those in search of a non-pharmaceutical approach to health and wellness for themselves and their dogs, but aromatherapy has actually been used for centuries. The use of essential oils can be traced back nearly 5000 years in both India and Egypt. Essential oils are volatile, concentrated substances that come from a plant’s leaves, flowers, bark, roots, seeds, or fruit. They are typically collected by means of distillation or cold-pressing.  more
Is Your Dog Stressed or Depressed?

Is Your Dog Stressed or Depressed?

Category: Health
A hundred years ago, most dogs herded, hunted, guarded, ratted or tracked much of the day, then ate scraps for dinner before retiring for the evening, sleeping either outside or in a cold kennel with other dogs. They rarely saw the veterinarian and often didn’t even see the inside of a home. Life was utilitarian; they had jobs, and any affection or leisure time came as payback for a job well done. more
How to Prevent Obesity In Pets

How to Prevent Obesity In Pets

Category: Health
Like humans, pets can become obese and develop excess body fat, which can lead to serious health problems, such as diabetes or degenerative joint disease. In order to provide your furry best friend with the highest quality of life and increase their life span, be sure to follow these simple steps to prevent your pet from becoming obese. more

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