This blog is for all of you enthusiastic dog owners looking for helpful tips to improve the quality of health in your dog. We’ll provide tips, health topics and answer questions all surrounding your special pooch.
Open Meadow is a single protein and single complex carbohydrate diet, using Lamb and Peal Millet as our two main ingredients. Lamb and Pearl millet is the perfect fit for a dog with a sensitive digestive system. Our New Zealand sourced Lamb is the lean muscle meat dehydrated and ground into a meal, while still maintaining the nutritional integrity lamb offers to your pet. Our Pearl millet is one of the easiest digestible grains available and the least allergenic. Click Here for more educational information on Pearl Millet. Along with all of our kibble diets, Canine Caviar focuses on the...Read More
By Christina Burns The holiday season is upon us, and if you are like me and my family, our furry companions are just as much a part of celebrations as any human would be! The food, gatherings and decorations that help to make the holiday season so much fun for us, could be very dangerous for our furry companions. Below are some helpful tips to keep your pets safe this holiday season: Feeding and Exercise: Keep your pets feeding schedule as close to their normal routine as possible. Ensure that your pet is fed their normal diet. My dog knows...Read More
By Christina Burns Much like humans, our pets can get bladder stones. Today’s domesticated animals are often subjected to painful bladder stones. Bladder stones are clumps of mineral crystals, rock-like formations that form in the urinary bladder. They occur for a number of reasons, including genetics, diets, medications, or chronic cystitis and sometimes you are not aware that your pet has a stone – until you know! These bladder stones will cause your furry family member lots of discomfort and often time’s blood in the urine. The stones can vary in size and females can pass many, typically, however, many...Read More
By Christina Burns Summertime is officially behind us, the kids are back in school, and we have resumed our normal routines. Our absence from the home is often times very stressful and can leave pets feeling neglected or anxious possibly triggering depression in our furry companions. Those three months are filled with trips, vacations, long car rides, and overall increased activity for all family members, making the transition back to daily routines challenging one. Symptoms of depression can be lethargy, appetite changes (increase or decrease), and lack of engagement. Whereas separation anxiety can have erratic symptoms that include excessive vocalization,...Read More
14 Tips for Summertime – Pet Safety By Christina Burns “It’s summertime and the living easy”, as the Sam Cooke song goes. With summertime in full swing, and for many of us that mean barbecues, cookouts, beach bonfires, hiking, and lots of road trips! There are plenty of things to remember to keep your dogs and cats safe during these fun times. The tips below will help everyone if your family stays healthy and comfortable during the summertime months: Lots of water: dehydration in dogs and cats is a huge possibility in the summer. Signs of dehydration include: dry gums,...Read More