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  • The Young Lieutenant’s Dog | The Bark

    The Young Lieutenant’s Dog | The Bark

    Dunkirk, site of the 1940 heroic all-hands-on-deck evacuation of troops forced into the sea by an advancing German army, was the subject of the 2017 Christopher Nolan film of the same name. Over the course of nine days in May, 330,000 French, British, Belgian and Dutch soldiers were evacuated. Accompanying one of them was a […] More

  • Sourdough Treats for Dogs | The Bark

    Sourdough Treats for Dogs | The Bark

    Too much sourdough starter? No problem! Expand your baking routine to include treats for the pups. Like many of you, since mid-March, I’ve had the sourdough bug in a big way. I’d been wanting to delve into creating and nurturing a starter for ages, but never seemed to have time to devote to it. But […] More

  • March signaled peak in Mexico’s dog food production

    March signaled peak in Mexico’s dog food production

    Recently Mexico’s National Institute of Statistics (INEGI) reported that in March 2020, dog food production recorded a peak unseen since January 2018. According to the institute, total dog food volume production registered 92,270 tons that month. In current value terms, dog food production rose at an unprecedented 20% compared to the same month a year […] More

  • Former pet food exec accused of stealing Mars’ documents

    Former pet food exec accused of stealing Mars’ documents

    Mars Inc. accused a former pet food executive of stealing 6,166 corporate documents. Mars filed a lawsuit against Jacek Szarynski and his current employer Pret Panera Holding, owned by JAB Holding Co. According to court filings, Jacek Szarynski worked with Mars for 24 years. In his final role with… Original Source link More

  • Dogs Won’t Love It When We Return To Work

    Dogs Won’t Love It When We Return To Work

    Transition whiplash—that describes spring 2020 for people and dogs alike. Millions of dogs accepted the constant company of people who are home all day quite seamlessly, but the next big transition is going to be a doozy. Being alone again when people return to work after months at home will pose challenges for dogs. Nobody […] More

  • Dogs Won’t Love It When We Return To Work

    Dogs Won’t Love It When We Return To Work

    Transition whiplash—that describes spring 2020 for people and dogs alike. Millions of dogs accepted the constant company of people who are home all day quite seamlessly, but the next big transition is going to be a doozy. Being alone again when people return to work after months at home will pose challenges for dogs. Nobody […] More

  • My Dog Freezes on Walks – Is That Normal?

    My Dog Freezes on Walks – Is That Normal?

    As a dog behaviourist, one of the questions I am asked with almost every new client is “Is what my dog doing normal?”. There are many adorable behaviours that dogs act out that make them the goofy oddballs we can’t help but love. There are also some things they do that are really rather disgusting. […] More

  • These Supplements and Therapies Can Boost Your Dog's Well-Being

    These Supplements and Therapies Can Boost Your Dog’s Well-Being

    If your dog is anxious and can use a little extra help, there are many different remedies and treatments.“Dogs who are easily upset or anxious can benefit from some herbs and supplements,” says Dr. Nancy Scanlan, student services manager at the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapiess in Sydney, Australia. “The best time to use them […] More

  • Activities for Senior Dogs

    Activities for Senior Dogs

    You don’t need to have served in the military to embrace the idea of “no old dog left behind.” In this case, consider ways to include dogs that are elderly or otherwise not very mobile in your outings. This can include car rides or trips with you in a bike basket, stroller or even a […] More

  • COVID-19 will change consumer behavior: Are you ready?

    COVID-19 will change consumer behavior: Are you ready?

    By now, we can all read the writing on the walls: the rest of 2020 is not going to be a good economic year, and how 2021 will play out is currently anybody’s guess. Global consumer expenditure growth is currently forecast to fall by 4.3% in real terms year-on-year in 2020, down from 2.4% real […] More

  • Petco’s ‘better nutrition’ claim needs a bigger asterisk

    Petco’s ‘better nutrition’ claim needs a bigger asterisk

    In November 2018, Petco made the announcement that they would be “the first and only major retailer of pet food to not sell pet food and treats with artificial ingredients.” For many of us who have been formulating and working in the pet food industry, we knew this was a very bold statement and started […] More

  • What is Bloat? And is it a True Emergency?

    What is Bloat? And is it a True Emergency?

    If you ever hear the term “mother of all emergencies,” you can be sure it’s in reference to gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV) or “bloat.” Bloat is a common canine emergency and one of the few that requires immediate surgery. It occurs when the stomach twists on its normal axis. This pulls the cardia (entrance) […] More

  • 5 strategies for improving safety, nutrition of pet food

    8 Mixer Maintenance Tips to Extend the Life of Your Equipment Sponsored content Ribbon blenders, paddle mixers and other types of mixers are integral to an ingredient system. With proper maintenance, these mixers can last for decades. Without proper maintenance, they may wear out prematurely. Setting aside time regularly to perform ingredient system mixer maintenance […] More

  • Meet Snowy | The Bark

    Meet Snowy | The Bark

    Dog’s name and age: Snowy, 7 years Nicknames: Snowsie, Bear About Snowy: Snowy prefers to maintain an air of mystery … but when he employed me as his assistant he informed that Snowy was his name. On his leisure time, Snowy enjoys going into local shops, putting his paws on the counter and getting a […] More

  • Meet Rona | The Bark

    Meet Rona | The Bark

    Dog’s name and age: Rona, 7 years Location: The Netherlands Name Story: Rona was named after a Scottish island, just like her sister Skye. About Rona: Rona loves doing tricks to earn cookies, snoozing with me on the couch and going for long walks in the forest or beach. We have a blast at the beach! She goes loonie at the […] More

  • Capturing — The Key to Easy Training

    Capturing — The Key to Easy Training

    Think of capturing like taking a perfect sunset photograph — not before or after it sets, but rather at the moment the sun touches the horizon. The sun is setting on its own, you are just capturing the perfect photograph of it happening. Much like capturing that perfect photograph, you can capture your dog’s behavior […] More

  • New pet food product launches down during 2020 pandemic

    New pet food product launches down during 2020 pandemic

    In the May 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, discover which U.S. pet food companies were added to China’s customs list, how AAFCO regulations are likely to change and what the pet food industry will look like after the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE in Petfood Industry magazine Original Source link More

  • Memorable TV Moments Featuring Dogs

    Memorable TV Moments Featuring Dogs

    Right about now, you’ve probably watched every show on your list of lists—best thrillers, top 10 crime procedurals, the freshest rom-coms—and are considering working your way through documentaries … WWII battles anyone? Well, for your viewing pleasure, we’ve put together a list of our favorite television shows with a canine theme, all available via streaming. […] More

  • Are you confident in the pet food market’s resilience?

    Are you confident in the pet food market’s resilience?

    Everyone in the pet food industry probably banks on the pet food market living up to its reputation (at least since about 10 years ago) of being recession resistant. And you possibly now hope it’s pandemic resistant, too – but how confident are you in the market and industry’s strength and health in the short […] More

  • The Zen Dog

    The Zen Dog

    The post The Zen Dog by Elizabeth Anderson Lopez appeared first on Dogster. Copying over entire articles infringes on copyright laws. You may not be aware of it, but all of these articles were assigned, contracted and paid for, so they aren’t considered public domain. However, we appreciate that you like the article and would […] More

  • 5 Tips for Helping Your Dog with Degenerative Myelopathy

    5 Tips for Helping Your Dog with Degenerative Myelopathy

    When I first noticed Gus, my beloved white Boxer, dragging his back foot, I teased him about being lazy. At age 10, Gus was finally mellowing out after a decade of careening through life like a rodeo bull. Soon, though, he was dragging that foot on our walks, and because we live in an urban […] More

  • New Covid-19 and Pets Study Underway

    New Covid-19 and Pets Study Underway

    As Covid-19 began spreading throughout the U.S. earlier this year, people asked if they could give the novel coronavirus to their pets, or if their pets could infect them with it. Some worried about cross-contamination at dog parks, or the consequences of asymptomatic people petting or otherwise making contact with their dogs. Like so many […] More

  • Caring for Street Dogs in India

    Caring for Street Dogs in India

    We asked Sindhoor Pangal, a canine behavioral consultant and the director of BHARCS in Bangalore, India, to tell us how things are going in India, another country that is experiencing stay-at-home restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This is what she has to say about how the street dogs have been affected. India has been […] More

  • How to Pitch Work From Home to Your Boss

    How to Pitch Work From Home to Your Boss

    You’ve been working from home for weeks now and have a routine that works well.  Because your commute is now so short – just down the hall — you use this time to take your dog for a walk in the morning. After you both have a healthy breakfast, you amble to your office where […] More

  • My Dog Sleeps All Day – Is that Normal?

    My Dog Sleeps All Day – Is that Normal?

    One of the questions I am asked regularly is “Is what my dog doing normal?”. There are many behaviours that dogs act out that make them adorable goofy oddballs and some things they do are really rather gross. It can be tricky to know what is normal ‘dogs will be dogs’ behaviour and what should […] More

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