How much water should dogs consume?

How much water should dogs consume?

Liquid water is the most fundamental element for the existence of life on the planet. More often than not, people concentrate on the optimum amount of water that they should consume in order to remain healthy while paying little attention to the water requirements of their pets, particularly dogs. Dogs, like all living things, need the right amount of water to keep in good health, in which case it’s worth having a little think about how much you provide them.  Here’s why water is the number o...

Top 3 Home-Made Dog Food Toppers

Top 3 Home-Made Dog Food Toppers

Top 3 Homemade Dog Food Toppers The Rainbow ApproachIf you are interested in the latest diet information or even if you just read the headlines on any magazine as you were waiting in line at the checkout you will know that nature's colourful fruit and veg are essential to maintaining a healthy and balanced diet. Now pooch doesn’t get the opportunity to read the latest fad diet headlines. (Thank goodness. Can you imagine fido looking over his glasses flicking through Pooche's Weekly..) So they...

Why you should keep all that chocolate to yourself and definitely shouldn't give any to your dog

Why you should keep all that chocolate to yourself and definitely shouldn't give any to your dog

Chocolate and Dogs Don’t MixIt is a pretty common concept that dogs should not eat chocolate. But what about Vegan chocolate? Why can’t dogs eat chocolate? 🤔 What about those puppy eyes!? 🥺From our research, the part of chocolate that is toxic to man's best friend is theobromine, a bitter-tasting alkaloid found in cocoa and chocolate and has a strong caffeine-like effect. This molecule is more slowly metabolised by dogs and increases blood flow to the brain. Toxicity is dose-related and the o...

Top 7 Outrageously Fun Ways to Exercise with your Pooch!

Top 7 Outrageously Fun Ways to Exercise with your Pooch!

They’re man’s best friend and we often welcome having them greet us with excited energy when we walk in the door after a long and sometimes challenging day. Very often it can be hard to find the motivation to then pull on the trainers and get in some much-needed movement. Missing exercise can mean we miss out on so many fantastic physical and mental health benefits associated with moving one’s body. Did you know that by being pet owners, we are 34% less likely to exercise than people without ...

“Blood” Stained Pupcakes for Halloween

“Blood” Stained Pupcakes for Halloween

Blood donors needed.  See the Count. Try this fantastic recipe at home! Halloween themed dog treats, which if we say so ourselves don't go down too bad for humans also! 1 mashed banana ¼ cup frozen raspberries, defrosted ¼ cup shredded carrots 1 tsp turmeric ½ cup coconut flour ½ tsp. bicarb soda 1 flax egg (1 Tbsp. ground flax seeds mixed with 3 Tbsp. water) 1 Tbsp. maple syrup 2 Tbsp. Augustine Approved Certified Organic Raw Coconut Oil, melted + more for greasing Start by preheating ...

Vegan Dog Food Recipe: Chomping Chow

Vegan Dog Food Recipe: Chomping Chow

At first, you might not think of dog food when you hear of ingredients like mint, parsley and coconut oil but that is exactly what we have here. A nutritious meal that gives a breath refreshing mouthful in every bite. This recipe packs a punch with nutrition and natural breath-freshening elements. Let's unpack this recipe to understand why the ingredients selected will be good to incorporate into your dogs next meal. Firstly, the new kid on the block - Buckwheat: what is buckwheat? My dog is ...

Compostable vs Biodegradable Dog Poop Bags - The Shocking Reality

Compostable vs Biodegradable Dog Poop Bags - The Shocking Reality

On the other hand, we have COMPOSTABLE. Compostable means that a product can break down completely within 6 months with carbon dioxide, water and or inorganic compound through microbial activity. Exactly the same way that a plant in your backyard will break down if it is left to decompose. This makes compostable bags perfect for disposing of those steaming piles of...all while limiting our landfill footprint.

Health Benefits of a Vegan Diet for your Dog

Health Benefits of a Vegan Diet for your Dog

Aside from the many environmental impacts, Vegan dog foods can improve Allergies, Arthritis, Tummy Troubles and Weight problems. Does your dog have allergies, arthritis, tummy troubles, weight issues or just a picky eater? Plant-based foods may be the answer you’ve been looking for!

Should You Switch to Vegan Dog Food? 7 MIND BLOWING Reasons Your Dog Should Eat Plant-Based!

Should You Switch to Vegan Dog Food? 7 MIND BLOWING Reasons Your Dog Should Eat Plant-Based!

Have you ever wondered if a Plant-based / vegan diet would be suitable for your pup? Let’s tackle some of the pressing concerns most owners have.

Can Your Dog Eat a Plant Based Diet?

Can Your Dog Eat a Plant Based Diet?

Yes! But let's first explain why it is that dogs can eat plant-based, just like their human counterparts!  In fact, many dogs get healthier on a plant-based diet compared to traditional animal-based pet foods. Dogs are omnivorous, and we know this because of the length of the small intestine...

How Much Damage is Meat Based Pet Food Doing to Our Planet?

How Much Damage is Meat Based Pet Food Doing to Our Planet?

The food manufactured to feed more than 160 million dogs and cats in the US is responsible for 30% of the pollution that meat production causes, resulting in the release of more than 64 million tons of carbon dioxide into the environment annually.

How to change your Dog to a Vegan Diet (Guest Post)

How to change your Dog to a Vegan Diet (Guest Post)

The best time to begin your dog on a vegan diet is when he is a puppy, but older dogs can convert easily too. Make any changes to your dogs diet SLOWLY. Begin by adding a small amount of veggies and VEGANPET dry food, slowly increasing the amounts replacing his old diet with the new.