Should I Be Worried About Mucus On My Dog’s Poop?

Should I Be Worried About Mucus On My Dog’s Poop?

I feed our dogs raw meaty bones (duck necks, turkey necks, lamb necks) on the weekends.  this is when they can eat outside (on nice weather days) under supervision.  They either get a light lunch of raw meaty bones or an entire evening meal. Why I Feed Our Dogs Raw...
4 Natural Ways to Relieve Joint Pain in My Dogs

4 Natural Ways to Relieve Joint Pain in My Dogs

Rodrigo and Sydney were diagnosed with arthritis early in life.  I found out a couple years later that the veterinarian didn’t know much about herding breeds.  Yes, they both had joint issues, but he missed the boat on why they were having issues at a young age....
5 Phrases to Ban from Your Vocabulary #WalkDogsLoseWeight

5 Phrases to Ban from Your Vocabulary #WalkDogsLoseWeight

Over the past week, I’ve been battling with my Sloth Demon.  My demon is lazy, watches a lot of TV, and always has the munchies. After I bought some decent shoes for my “jogging,” I kind of gave up on jogging.  I recognized that all I was doing was walking really fast...
Increasing My Endurance with Jogging #WalkDogsLoseWeight

Increasing My Endurance with Jogging #WalkDogsLoseWeight

“While walking your dog in the park, you can get your heart rate up and increasing your endurance by picking up the pace.  A great way to do this is by looking for landmarks. For example, if there are light poles in the park or on the sidewalk that you walk on you can...
#1 Danger to Dogs on the Fourth of July

#1 Danger to Dogs on the Fourth of July

I received a call last week from someone asking me if I had anything on my site about the dangers of the Fourth of July for dogs.  Of course, I’ve written a few times about the fear of fireworks. Fireworks, Dogs and Something Natural to Take the Edge Off Prepare...
An Easy System to Combat Seasonal Allergies in Dogs

An Easy System to Combat Seasonal Allergies in Dogs

Last week, I received an email from a dog mom who is raising a dog who has a tough time with season allergies.  Rodrigo struggles this time of year too and used to lick his paws until they were raw and sore.  I thought it would be cool to share how we were able to...
Have Your Dogs Keep Up with YOU! #WalkDogsLoseWeight

Have Your Dogs Keep Up with YOU! #WalkDogsLoseWeight

I have been to the gym a total of 3 times in the past 3 months.  I’m one of THOSE people who signs up for a gym membership, goes hardcore for a month and then never shows up again. I shall now stop judging THOSE people. Why We Stop Going to the Gym Life gets in...
Naturally Treat Dogs with Homeopathy #Giveaway

Naturally Treat Dogs with Homeopathy #Giveaway

When Rodrigo was a puppy he was terrified of thunderstorms and fireworks.  He’s still not a fan, but I was able to help him quell his anxiety naturally.  But first, we took him to the vet and got a prescription for anxiety.  We gave it to him as directed, his...
How to Properly Power Walk with Your Dog @WalkDogsLoseWeight

How to Properly Power Walk with Your Dog @WalkDogsLoseWeight

This week’s tip comes from Lisa Avellino, the Director of Fitness and Movement Therapy for the NY Health and Wellness Center.  Lisa created an exercise program for pre and post menopausal women, the first program customized for women between the ages of 35 and...
Want to Lose Weight?  Walk Your Dog Faster #WalkDogsLoseWeight

Want to Lose Weight? Walk Your Dog Faster #WalkDogsLoseWeight

Lately, I’ve noticed that I don’t walk very fast. I used to think I was a very fast walker, but I’ve noticed that people are passing me by all the time. It might have something to do with my sore legs. I’ve been following the tips of fitness trainers for the past...
Explaining the Many Colors of My Dog’s Poop

Explaining the Many Colors of My Dog’s Poop

If you’re a dog owner, then you too have had the discussion about your dog’s poop.  Rodrigo has become the poster dog for Keep the Tail Wagging. Most of my content is inspired by his butt. A few weeks ago, I texted our nutritionist in a mild panic; okay, I...
Choosing the Right Flower Essences for Dogs

Choosing the Right Flower Essences for Dogs

I was introduced to flower essences for dogs when I needed an alternative to the prescription medication our first vet prescribed for Rodrigo’s fireworks fears.  The prescription made Rodrigo very dopey and I was worried about long-term side effects. A friend...
How We’re Protecting Our Dogs from the Dog Flu #Giveaway

How We’re Protecting Our Dogs from the Dog Flu #Giveaway

Update: Dogs Naturally Magazine published a homeopathic treatment for the canine flu. I wasn’t planning on writing about this, because last month I became a conspiracy theorist and was convinced that Big Pharma was planting stories to get people freaked out enough...

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