Top 7 books for your Plant Based Diet (Human Article)

Top 7 books for your Plant Based Diet (Human Article)

This article is aimed at helping our beloved humans rather than our furry friends! Enjoy. The amount of evidence supporting a majority plant based diet for humans is now undeniable. For a couple of great reads of the evidence and fantastic inspiration consider picking up a few of these insightful and inspiring books next time you're at the book store. The following book list is recommended and contributed by our Plant Power Pets staff members to help you start (or continue) your journey: Fibr...

Top Grooming Tips for Dogs

Top Grooming Tips for Dogs

Grooming your pooch can be a fun and rewarding bonding activity, especially given that it makes your best friend cleaner, more attractive and easier to welcome into open arms for all-important cuddle time. Nevertheless, it is likely that your dog does not really like the grooming process quite as much as cuddle time, in which case it can be helpful to break up the grooming processes over several days or a weekly/monthly schedule. NAIL TRIMMING First, undertake nail trimming to protect the wal...

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 ...

TOP 4 TIPS to a longer life for you and pooch!

TOP 4 TIPS to a longer life for you and pooch!

How can you and your pooch live a longer, healthier life? Here are our top 4 tips for not only quantity but also quality of life! Make sure you and your pooch are getting in lots of exercise! The current recommendation for humans is 30 minutes of moderate physical activity per day. And I don't think your dog will mind joining you (unless it is one of those 3am jaunts that happens in the middle of winter...then..no they probably will still love it!).

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.