5 Dog Treats With Whole Grains And Vegetables That Are Healthy For Dogs: Post FDA Study

Buddy Biscuits Oven-Baked, Healthy Whole-Grain, Crunchy Treats for Dogs   Consumers went grain-free with their pets’ food for many years. This movement was originally tied to a scare from China that pet food originating there was contaminated with melamine-tainted wheat. To counter that pet food scare, many pet food manufacturers began making grain-free food, relying…

‘Puppy Dog Eyes’ Have Evolved In Domesticated Dogs

Darwin never got around to dogs in his scientific research on evolution. If he had, he might have learned about the evolution of ‘puppy dog eyes.’ ScienceDaily released a report in June that focuses on how dogs have evolved new muscles around their eyes, to allow them to better communicate with humans. It took thousands…

Robotic Dog ‘Jennie’ Supports The Elderly

I’ve written about ‘support dogs‘ and ‘robotic dogs‘ in the past, but never a robotic canine created primarily for the support of the elderly. Today, I’m happy to research and write about Tombot’s proof-of-concept robotic pooch named “Jennie” who was developed specifically for older patients. The Automated Labrador The Santa Clarita-based Tombot is the creator…

Gardeners Coexisting With Deer | Petslady.com

You read blog after after blog about how bad deer are for one’s garden. How they can completely eat your hibiscus plants down to the nub. So when it comes to deer grazing on your garden’s picture-perfect landscape, there may be a way to counter their actions, so you can co-exist with one of life’s…

Tiki Cat Introduces Savory Protein Broths To Encourage Your Cat To Drink

Tiki Cat Savory Broth   It’s hard to get a cat to drink water, so we provide them fancy dishes with circulating fountain water that are intended to be music to their ears. But Tiki Cat has another idea: include more liquids in their foods. Water is great for your cat and running water either…

Declining Chemo, 90-year-old Hits The Road Accompanied By Her Dog

Reaching the ripe old age of 90, Miss Norma Bauerschmidt knows a lot about debilitating disease. Unfortunately after the passing of her husband, she got the news no one wants to hear. She was diagnosed with a cancerous mass on her uterus. Treatment Most of us know the drill having lived through one ourselves or…

Now We Know Why Cats Eat Grass

Cats are obligate carnivores, right? Yet any and every cat-owner can recall their tiny tiger happily munching away on plain old garden-variety grass. Heck, you can even buy “cat grass” – usually wheat grass in the form of seeds or lush potted plantings – as a treat to help your porch panther digest a meaty…

Endangered Species Just Became More Endangered

Significant changes are underway to gut the Endangered Species Act, putting species like the polar bear and bald eagle, plus others on the d-list. The Trump administration on August 12th rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades allowing the government that may speed up versus slowing down extinction rates. The Endangered Species Act…