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4 Questions About Dog Food Answered By the Founder of Fresh Is Best

As an avid pet lover, Stacy LaPoint began her interest in pet nutrition when her dog Jade, a 6-year-old German Shepherd, was diagnosed with Addison’s Disease (adrenal gland failure, auto-immune disorder) in March of 2000. It was the research that was done to help Jade that led her on a journey of changing the way people think about pet nutrition, food, health and longevity. Stacy started preparing dog food at home with several well-known authors’ books on pet nutrition as her guides. That led to making food for the pets of several family and friends, whose interests were piqued when they saw the health successes that come with raw feeding. […]

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The Lavender Leash Rewards K-9 Police Officers with Annual Memberships

With a contribution from the Stan Lee Kass K-9 Fund, hard working K-9 officers throughout the greater Milwaukee community will be rewarded with bi-monthly subscription boxes filled with hearty treats and durable toys provided by The Lavender Leash. In Wisconsin, there more than 200 K-9 officers trained to apprehend fugitives, detect illegal substances, track and rescue missing individuals, control crowds and respond first to emergency situations that put their lives at risk each day. As a special reward for these hardworking K-9 officers in the greater Milwaukee area, The Lavender Leash will provide annual memberships including bi-monthly subscription boxes through a contribution from the Stan Lee Kass K-9 Fund. Through […]

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Canine Acupuncture: Why poke a pooch?

Acupuncture has been used in China to treat animals and humans for over 5,000 years. It has addressed diverse conditions, ranging from diabetes to musculoskeletal pain, allergies, anxiety, digestive disorders and much more. Just about any complaint can be improved with acupuncture treatments. However, most conditions take multiple treatments and don’t resolve overnight. This is where the importance of patient education is crucial. Acupuncture is a treatment that has incredible healing effects for humans, but did you know that veterinary acupuncture can also provide pain relieving and anti-inflammatory relief for dogs? In fact, according to nationally board certified acupuncturist, Melissa Zebrasky, acupuncture can provide the following additional benefits for dogs: […]

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4 Important Facts About The Safety & Nutrition Of Your Dog’s Food & Treats

Providing a well-balanced diet is one of the best things you as a pet owner can do to keep your dog healthy. Not only will well balanced food and treats improved your dog’s coat, it will also strengthen his or her immune system, keep the digestive system on track and help avoid allergies caused by certain foods. Regulations are in place that govern claims a pet food company can make on its labels. The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) has established guidelines for regulators including the content percentage for a certain ingredient. For example, if a food is listed as a single ingredient on a label, it must […]

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