January 2019

Retractable leash

Ditch the Retractable

Pet owners’ tastes are diverse, as the billions in annual pet supply sales will attest; but this means the market is full of poorly designed or cheaply made items. But cheap materials are just one of the retractable leash problems dog owners are willing to endure for the freedom of a zip cord. Leash sales surged as city-pet ownership grew in popularity. Before that, unfettered urban mutts were seen as… Read More »Ditch the Retractable

My Dog Eats Grass – Is That Bad?

Dogs love a yard salad. They can often be found munching away quietly on your lawn. Moments later they can be found puking it back up on your carpet. But don’t worry, about the dog anyway. In most cases, Fido is fine. Why do they eat it? Low-level vitamin deficiency Common stomach upset It tastes good When should you worry? If vomiting is accompanied by other symptoms such as lethargy,… Read More »My Dog Eats Grass – Is That Bad?