Posts By: Tracie Hotchner

Where Does Your Pet’s Fish Come From in Their Food?

Posted by & filed under Cat Food, Dog Food.

Our pet’s food can once again teach us some good lessons and good practice in choosing our own food. A major area of concern in the food chain is where and how fish is obtained, how they are handled or treated,  and what the ramifications are for the future of the oceans. The Marine Stewardship […]

Hot Dogs in Hot Cars in Hot Summer – DON’T DO IT!

Posted by & filed under Dogs.

A Good Samaritan tried to save two dogs who were locked in a boiling hot car – with the windows up (which in any case makes no difference to the internal temperature of the car anyway, as you will see if you read all the way to the end).  Richard Hill was in a parking […]

Myth About Your Dog #1: Do Dogs Share Happily?

Posted by & filed under Bloggers, Pet Health, Tracie Hotchner.

I’m starting a little summer series of  “myth busters” about the way we misunderstand our dogs and cats, unwittingly applying human-type emotions and desires to animals, who are actually cut from a different piece of cloth than we are.  I hope these will serve as little reminder “taps on the shoulder” to us that we […]

Global Animal Partnership (GAP) Certification

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The CEO of Halo®, Myron Lyskanycz, is on a mission to improve the way farm animals are raised, for their sake as well as the betterment of the pets whose diets depend on high quality protein. What is GAP? The Global Animal Partnership is a global leader in farm animal welfare that has established a […]