The #4dogsgetfit challenge

Early in March, I was forced to accept that every member of the 4dogs crew was overweight. I made a decision that this was an unacceptable state of affairs and I committed to getting all four dogs to our goal of 20% bodyfat. I used the caloric calculator on Dogfoodadvisor.com to give myself a general […]

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Johnny Depp

Yesterday, circumstances necessitated that our foster network had to reshuffle some of the dogs to account for some human injuries.  As a result, Mr. Johnny Depp himself is now under our roof and looking handsome as ever!(JK!) As per usual, he already got his Bravecto treatment for the mange which, thankfully, tends to work within […]

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Happy Gotcha Day Sully Boy

  My old man is 3 years old today! He is such an amazing companion, I find it hard to put into words how much he means to me.  The closest I’ve heard I’ve heard anyone come to doing so is when they use the phrase “once in a lifetime” dog.  He is my best […]

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Correct Benadryl Dosage for Dogs

Benadryl is a must in our dog emergency preparedness kit.  The antihistamine can help everything from grass allergies to bee stings.  But did you know that the main ingredient is extremely toxic if the pup is not given the correct dose?  Sometimes it can be difficult to know exactly how much is the right amount […]

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Every Day is an Adventure 17

It has been hair on fire hectic around this house lately!  We still have 3 of the 8 ninja turtle puppies, who all seem to be deadset on staying as long as possible and driving me to the brink of insanity.  We have 2 medical mange dogs who, although they are amazing and sweet as […]

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Scientists work to replace traditional Spay/Neuter with sterilization using RNA manipulation at the genetic level.

Researchers are developing a non-surgical alternative to traditional spay and neuter by manipulating the “switches” that regulate how cells grow and mature in the sexual organs of dogs and cats. Cliff notes:(More information w/author interview) This method aims to eliminate many of the risks that have been found with traditional sterilization methods by avoiding the surgical […]

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