Blogger Recognition Award

When we first started our blog, we had no idea about the communities surrounding the blogging lifestyle. We recently joined some groups on Facebook to find out more, and were introduced to the Blogger Recognition Award. This is an award aimed at motivating bloggers to write more, and basically, to keep doing what they are doing. We are excited to say that earlier this week, we were nominated for this award by Morgan at Brains&Bodies. Brains&Bodies is a blog about health and well-being, in which Morgan focuses on raising awareness about disabilities that may not be visible to the human…

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Climate change, what is it actually

Climate change is debatably one of the most important topics at the moment, but what does it actually mean? Have you also wondered: What is climate change actually? Is it real? Should I be worried? These are questions many people wonder about. To answer these and other questions about climate change, we first have to start at the basis. What is climate?   Weather vs Climate The confusion of climate with weather is quite easily made. The term weather describes the conditions observed on a day to day basis. You can think of the weather forecasts presented on TV, in…

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Recipe: healthy homemade dog treats with one single ingredient
Single ingredient healthy homemade dog treats

Recipe: healthy homemade dog treats with one single ingredient

Homemade dog treats are a great alternative to store bought snacks. They are cheaper, healthier, and include ingredients of your personal preference. Our recipe to single ingredient healthy homemade dog treats can be found below.     Although often advertised as healthy and tasty, the ingredients of commercial dog treats are questionable. As an example, let’s discuss Purina® Adventuros Nuggets: Grains, glycerol, meat and animal byproducts(8%), sugar, vegetable protein, vegetable byproducts, minerals, oils and fats. These treats are said to be ‘rich in meat’, yet they only contain 8% of unspecified meat and animal byproducts. They have a ‘wild boar…

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Astounding weight loss story of a Dachshund named Finnegan

  As you probably know, I appreciate owners that keep their dogs fit. Whilst scrolling on Facebook, I had seen pictures of a dachshund that had lost an incredible amount of weight. I decided to approach his owner to ask about his weight loss progress, and she explained how Finnegan lost 7 pounds after switching to a raw diet. She wrote the following.   Finnegan’s condition before weight loss Finnegan is currently 8 years old and had been overweight since the age of 1. While living with my family, Finnegan was always free fed, meaning he had constant access to…

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Clean teeth for your dog – facts about Dentastix

Did you happen to see a commercial in which a veterinarian informs you of an innovative treat specifically designed to clean your dog’s teeth? What he’s actually talking about is brushing your dog’s teeth with a Mars bar. Are you confused as to what we’re talking about? Well, Pedigree Dentastix and Dentaflex are, quite literally, Mars bars. That's right, the company that provides us with junkfood owns Pedigree. Now that wouldn’t necessarily mean the products are bad and unhealthy, but we’ll share some facts below that definitely prove they are.   But, the vet said… These treats are made to…

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