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Introducing Your Dog to New Dogs: 6 Tips

When dogs meet for the first time, there will be lots of sniffing! In a city as pet-friendly as Austin, dogs are considered family members and tend to go everywhere with their humans. As a weekend morning at the dog...

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5 Tips for Meeting New Dogs

We'll be the first to admit: we are that person who simply cannot resist loving on any dog that crosses our path. And since Austin is such a pet-friendly city, dog lovers are bound to run into new dogs at the store,...

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Small Animal Nutrition 101

Proper nutrition for small animals is the foundation for a happy, healthy life. Sure, rabbits love lettuce and mice love cheese, but is that all they need to thrive? Here’s a brief refresher course in small animal nutrition: Rabbits Classification:...

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Healthy Pet Food: Truth or Marketing Terms?

As pet parents, we understand the desire to feed your furry friends the best food possible. We also understand that it can be hard to navigate the sea of marketing terms like ‘premium,’ ‘healthy,’ and ‘natural’ and make an educated...

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A Comparison: Flea & Tick Medicines

Recent rains and mild temperatures mean one thing: BUGS, and lots of them. Specifically, fleas are out in full force. We've heard from many of you who are pulling your hair out over the persistence of these pests this year--the usual tricks are just not working....

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Indoor Activities for Dogs: 6 Tips

Rain, sleet, or extreme heat can prevent pets and the people that love them from adventuring in the great outdoors. When that’s the case, what indoor activities for dogs can still give them the physical and mental workout they need?...

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A Day at the Lotus Cannery

Brandon and Scott Click packing cans at the Lotus cannery in California. There are many things to consider when choosing a pet food- protein, moisture content, guaranteed analysis, and cost- to name a few. But manufacturing facility and processes seem...

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