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Golden paste for dogs

Golden paste for dogs

Golden paste has nothing to do with golden retrievers but everything to do with giving them, and all other dogs, many health benefits! What is turmeric? Golden paste is made primarily of turmeric, a spice that has been used for thousand of years to treat inflammation and other ailments. Originally a root, it is boiled and dried before being grounded into a powder. Curcumin is the active component in turmeric that is responsible for the majority of its health benefits. To increase its absorption, it is best to combine it with black pepper and oil, producing a paste. Benefits of golden...

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Yorkshire terrier on a red leash

Are you walking your dog enough?

When we first got our dog, we started walking her twice a day. And I’m not talking a short walk around the block; I’m talking heading to the park and throwing the ball for 40min, rain or shine. Our dog had spent 5 months at the pound, hadn’t she earned the right to stretch her paws after all? It meant we had to do one walk in the morning, before 6am and another one after 6pm. Add to that long working days, unexpected events that life throws at you and pretty soon, our friend the guilt showed up when we...

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Dog paws

Why are my dog's paws smelling like corn chips?

Have you ever walked past your dog’s bed and suddenly felt like dipping a corn chip into a bowl of guac? Before you think we’re going delirious, paws and have a sniff! Corn chips, popcorn, Doritos…whatever you want to call it, you’re not going crazy for thinking your dog’s paws smell like a snack! Turns out there is a perfectly normal explanation to it and we’re eager to get to the bottom of it! Why do dog paws smell like corn chips? Moisture and sweat exude from your dog’s paws via sweat glands, there to regulate the temperature, keeping your...

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