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Tuesday Top Ten: Worst Dry Dog Foods

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Continuing with the information I first posted last week about dog food tests done by the Clean Label Project. See the top ten best dry brands

Here are the worst, based on the amount of impurities and downright dangerous toxins: Continue reading Tuesday Top Ten: Worst Dry Dog Foods

Tuesday Top Ten: Best Dry Dog Foods

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Man’s best friend has become a member of the family—and the pet industry knows it. Pet product marketing is shifting to appeal to our responsibility as “pet parents” and making sure we give our pets the very best, with slogan’s like Honest Kitchen’s “Honest Difference” with “human-grade” ingredients. But how much do we really know about what we’re feeding our beloved dogs?

Clean Label Project™ had over 900 of the most popular pet food products tested for 130 industrial and environmental toxins including arsenic, once known as a primary ingredient in rat poison; cadmium, the active component in battery acid; as well as pesticides and additional contaminants linked to cancer and other fatal conditions in both humans and animals. The results were shocking.

Clean Label Project found lead in some pet food at 16 times the concentration of lead in Flint, Michigan’s tainted drinking water. And arsenic in concentrations of 555 times higher than the maximum contaminant level for human drinking water set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This is the food our pets eat twice a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. It is cause for extreme concern.
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Tuesday Top Ten: Female Dog Names, 2015

Rover.com, the site that puts you in touch with dog sitters in your area, recently published the top 100 dog names. Here are the top ten listed for females:

Bella
Lucy
Daisy
Molly
Lola
Sadie
Maggie
Sophie
Chloe
Bailey

I’ve had a Maggie, a Molly, and a Daisy before. Do you recognize any of your pet’s names on the list?

Just in case you missed it, here’s the link to the list for boys.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Tuesday Top Ten: Male Dog Names, 2015

Pet sitter locator Rover.com has published a list of the top 100 dog names for 2015. Here are the top ten for male dogs:

Max
Charlie
Buddy
Cooper
Jack
Rocky
Toby
Duke
Bear
Tucker

Well, my cat is named Charlie and I have a Cooper – I guess I’m hipper than I thought! Does your baby appear?

Come back next week for the female top ten.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Tuesday Top Ten: Halloween Costumes For Your Dog, 2015

I know it’s getting really close to the big day, but I can’t close out October without showing you some of the really cute costumes available for your dog this Halloween. With rush shipping, you may be able to still get these in time for Trick-or-Treat. For each costume, I’ve given you a link to the website with the lowest price I found, and the name of the costume. There will undoubtedly be price differences for different sizes.

When you get to the vendor’s site, type in the name I’ve indicated plus the words “pet costume” and you should go right to it. (Or spend some time browsing all of their costumes – some of them are just too cute!)

Costume1 BuyCostumes.com $9.99 “Despicable Me” Continue reading Tuesday Top Ten: Halloween Costumes For Your Dog, 2015

Tuesday Top Ten: Breeds That Love to Work

shutterstock_79923091As compiled by the American Kennel Club:

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The Australian Shepherd lives for his job, which still involves herding livestock and working as an all-purpose farm and ranch dog. He needs a lot of activity and a sense of purpose to be truly content. Due to the breed’s intelligence and versatility, “Aussies” also excel in AKC events such as agility, obedience and herding.
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Tuesday Top Ten: Reasons Why Living With a Puppy is Just Like Living With a Toddler

Arts and CraftsAdapted from a post on dogshaming.com, which is a great website, if you’ve never visited.

Top Ten Reasons Why Living with a Puppy is Just Like Living with a Toddler.

10. They do things that are so disgusting we can’t even tell our closest friends about. Continue reading Tuesday Top Ten: Reasons Why Living With a Puppy is Just Like Living With a Toddler