Category dog product

8 Awesome Pet Presents for the Discerning Dog (and Dog Lover)

Time to spoil the pup – Ok, it’s always time to spoil the pup, but this year let’s take it up a level. Anyone who doesn’t buy (and wrap) gifts for their pup this time of year likely isn’t reading dogtrotting.net so… here’s some fun ideas from innovative companies (most independently owned). Best part is, […]

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He’s not heavy; He’s my dog – Take your Pup Along with K9 Sport Sack.

Luke and Layla, two little Shih Tzu crosses, are remarkably different personalities despite bonding together … at three different homes. Their original owner died, leaving them to his ex-wife who promptly advertised them online for adoption. (Be careful who you leave your pets to). Both little white characters are now my nephews’ dogs adapting nicely […]

6 Festive Treats: For all Dogs Naughty and Nice

‘Tis the season to spoil our dogs. Ok, every season we spoil our dogs, but when it comes time to wrapping stuff up in a bow, we can’t forget Fido, right? So, these dog treats I found at SuperZoo 2018, the Holy Grail of pet industry trade shows, are as much for people as they […]

Solutions for Aging Dog Mobility Issues Part #5: Chews

Today, we continue our improving aging dog mobility series and this one’s easy: treats. But not just any treats…. Ok, these are not exactly treats – they are chews that look and sometimes taste like dog treats. However, there are specific dosages to give. For example, ActivPetz advices only one treat a day for dogs […]

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Solutions for an Aging Dog Mobility Issues Part #4: Orthopedic Dog Bed

Victor, my likely 12-year-old cocker cross, sleeps anywhere. Pretty much everywhere, including my bed, his beds, or the floor. He’s not picky. But I am. I’d rather see him curl up in any of the beds I’ve bought him because that’s got to be more comfortable, especially if the bed therapeutic. If I’m more comfortable […]

Solutions for Aging Dog Mobility Issues Part #2: Toe Grips. Yes, Toes.

What’s the first thing I tried after my dog Victor had cruciate ligament surgery? Toe grips. Little rubber pieces that slip over his toe nails (with a bit of effort and some baby oil). (Learn more about cruciate ligament injuries or ACL on Fidose of Reality here). Why? Because Dr. Julie Buzby told me to. […]

arthramine joint supplements for dogs

Solutions for Aging Dog Mobility Issues Part #1: Glucosamine supplements

About an hour after Harry Shamoyan, VP of International Veterinary Sciences (IVS), spoke to a woman on the phone who extolled the benefits Arthramine Max, (Amazon affiliate link) a joint and bone supplement for dogs, he gets a call from her husband. “’Ok, what’s wrong?’ I think before taking the call,” Shamonyan tells me. “What […]

Contest! Introducing Stuffed Stuff from Jones Natural Chews – Lab Approved

Jones Natural Chews are one of those product lines I have difficulty with – as a vegetarian, I cringe at knowing exactly what dead animal part I’m feeding my dog. However, as a pet parent concerned about what I’m feeding my carnivore pup, Jones Natural Chews is exactly what I prefer to give him. Jones […]

Oh Canada … PIJAC National Pet Industry Trade Show. Woof.

No question – the pet industry rocks. And it’s time to roll with the red and white but no blue … almost. Like SuperZoo in Vegas, the annual National Pet Industry Trade Show in Toronto is only open to those in the pet biz (and a few media members like dogtrotting.net). Unlike SuperZoo, it’s focused […]

6 Unique Dog Treat Ingredients: Will Dogs Eat Them? Find out (Contest too).

Will my dog eat an Alligator? Ok, clearly my little black terrier-cross isn’t going ‘gater hunting anytime soon – though he is brave enough. But there’s some exotic stuff going on in the dog treat scene, or so I discovered searching out new trends at SuperZoo last spring. Each company gave dogtrotting.net a complementary bag, […]