Dogs

No matter how old I get, I don’t think I’ll ever outgrow my inner child when it comes to excitement over the holiday season. The characters in this play of life may vary, yet one thing remains the same: as soon as Thanksgiving dinner is done, my holiday season begins. My pets may not know what Christmas is, but they do know something is happening: the furniture moves around, someone’s always cooking and they get to spend their nights curled in front of a fire (well, as many as our... Read more →


Your dog will love this mouth-watering, grain-free recipe featuring free-range turkey, pumpkin and three berries. Turkey & Berry Chewies have a smoky flavor so intensely and irresistibly yummy, your pup will do the happy dance every time you break out the bag. This wholesome recipe features free-range turkey and turkey liver, supplying premium protein plus succulent raspberries, blueberries and cranberries for an antioxidant boost to every mouthwatering bite. Pumpkin contributes to the texture of these tasty tidbits, delectable for dogs of all ages and sizes. To top it all off,... Read more →


The boys give this a MAJOR PAWS UP! 🐶 🐕 🐾We give it to them as a topper on their food and it sends 2 senior large dogs into happy dance mode! You can order it here! (Multiple cases ship for the same price!) Even the most hard-to-please dog will savor the robust flavors that this grain free recipe offers. And you’ll feel good knowing that this limited ingredient meal is easy on sensitive stomachs and features exceptionally delicious protein from pork and venison, plus healthy carbohydrates and dietary fiber... Read more →


Many of us are familiar with the idea of antioxidants, and we know they are a good thing for both dogs and humans, but do you know why? There’s a reason we put so much thought and effort into our formulations at Life’s Abundance, and antioxidants are some of our favorite ingredients! To understand why antioxidants are vital to health, you need to know about free radicals, a by-product of normal metabolism. When oxygen molecules are split into two oxygen atoms, they are missing one electron ... thus a free... Read more →


Winter is almost over and Spring is on its way in! Before you start the fun task of spring cleaning your home, you should first think about how your spring cleaning could affect your pet. Here are 7 simple spring cleaning tips for your pet’s health: 1. Household Cleaning Products Most people automatically associate spring cleaning with the use of household cleaning products. But before you take out that shining floor cleaner, be sure to read the label very carefully as you do not want to hurt your pet. Almost... Read more →


According to Newtown Square, Pa.-based Petplan, its most frequently claimed conditions have one thing in common: obesity. “It’s no surprise that the biggest health threat to pets in 2017 is obesity,” said Dr. Ernie Ward, Petplan veterinary advisory board member and founder of the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. “When you consider that over half of the nation’s dogs and cats are now overweight or obese, it literally is a growing problem.” This year, Petplan challenges pet parents to get out and get active with furry friends to avoid the... Read more →


The Complexity of Canine Memory Have you ever sat staring deeply into your dog’s eyes, wondering “I wonder what you’re thinking?” Sure, they give us clues here and there, but as whole, the workings of your dog’s mind remains a mystery. But there’s mounting evidence that we may have underestimated their mental capacities. I know when I was going through school and we would use words describing the emotions the pets seemed to feeling - love, anxiety, fear - we were often shut down with a stern, “Don’t anthropomorphize!” It... Read more →


Here is a snapshot of U.S. statistics of dog parents! Be sure to purchase healthy, never recalled and holistically formulated dog foods and treats at www.NaturalDogFoodStore.com - Life's Abundance has been serving the pet community since 1999 and has never had a recall. The dry foods are shipped generally within 4-6 weeks of being made. You can't beat that for fresh! Really, ask the stores how long the foods have been on their shelves. Better yet, ask them how long they sat in the warehouse before they got to the... Read more →


Omega 3 Ultra Pure Fish Oil For Dogs & Cats! Life's Abundance fish oils contain at least 30% EPA and DHA, an ideal concentration for the overall health of your dog or cat. The oil is in a triglyceride form, which is highly bioavailable and without added flavors so it has a natural taste that dogs and cats love. Life's Abundance liquid fish oil supplements are effortless to feed compared to gel capsules, which can be difficult to swallow and messy when rejected. The 2-oz. bottle has an easy-to-measure dropper... Read more →


Loving parents of a beloved dog, wheaten terrier, share the following touching story of Sheldon overcoming canine kidney disease and spending two more quality years together; incase you need some encouragement when the Vet only gives your four-legged friends only a few weeks to live… “Sheldon came into our lives on August 17, 2003. Everyone knew Sheldon. He was such a loving little boy and was just happy to be loved by our whole family. Sheldon always had a sensitive stomach and was on a strict diet of prescription dog... Read more →


The first time he came to our house, my son’s friend Joey announced he hated dogs. Given that we have a dog - and a cute one at that, a goofy Golden who loves any and all people - this is a bit of a problem. Joey was nonetheless fearful, so I had my dog in the yard for a bit. When I asked Joey why he hates dogs, he said it was because every dog he had ever met, starting with his own min pin when he was younger,... Read more →


Tips To Stop Your Dog From Darting Out The Door

If you have ever tried to leave your house only to have your dog leaping at the opportunity to escape, then you may be wondering how to stop this behavior. You probably know that chasing your pup isn't the best solution ... but what should you do if your companion does sneak out? This common issue is better known as ‘door darting’ and it can make any pet parent feel discouraged, especially if you've got a repeat offender. Unfortunately, if your dog does successfully fly the coop, multiple safety issues... Read more →


The question we get most often is...Can my dog or cat take the fish oil I take or fish oil for humans? Life's Abundance has a fish oil that was specifically created for your dog or cat. Not All Pet Fish Oils are Created Equal Regular supplementation of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) from fish oil can help support your companion animal’s healthy skin, coat, heart, brain eyes and joints. However, numerous supplements on the shelves today do not contain the optimal concentration of fish oil. In addition,... Read more →


Your six-month-old puppy, Hoover, will eat anything that isn’t tied down. Like many dog owners, you know chocolate can be dangerous to your pooch. But you may not know that if Hoover sticks his nose in your handbag and eats a pack of sugarless chewing gum, the consequences could be deadly. Sugarless gum may contain xylitol, a class of sweetener known as sugar alcohol. Xylitol is present in many products and foods for human use, but can have devastating effects on your pet. Over the past several years, the Center... Read more →


Understanding And Dealing With A Dog Or Cat Who Is Stressed

Over the course of the last decade, there’s been ample evidence to support the idea that chronic stress plays a contributing role in a variety of medical conditions in humans. It may come as no surprise that researchers have similarly determined that long-term stress can be a factor in the medical and compulsive disorders of companion animals. Conditions such as feline lower urinary tract disease, inflammatory bowel syndrome, obesity, gastric dilatation volvulus (bloat), noise phobias and separation anxiety have all been found to have a chronic stress component in both... Read more →


Pet Food Super Powers

Believe it or not, it wasn’t until nearly the 20th Century that pet food was something distinct from scraps derived from human diets. However, only in the past four decades has the emphasis on health-promotion entered the mix. Some of our readers will no doubt recall the “Gravy Train” commercials of the 70’s. Pet food certainly has changed dramatically since those days! Back in 1999, our company was born of the true revolution in health-promoting diets for companion animals. As a holistic veterinarian formulator, I’m proud to say our nourishing... Read more →


In December Flint River Ranch announced it would be terminating the mlm/distributor portion of their business and would be selling via direct sales. This came as a shock to thousands of distributors who had helped them build them company. Today, February 15, 2016, Flint River Ranch is closing it's doors officially. Are you a Flint River Ranch customer or distributor? If you or any of your friends are please take a look at www.NaturalDogFoodStore.com or www.NaturalCatFoodStore.com since today Flint River Ranch is closing it's doors. Our food has never been... Read more →


If you have had the opportunity to share your life with a dog, then you are probably familiar with ‘the guilty look’. Dog lovers will instantly recognize this classic expression as the one your pup adopts when you discover that he’s gotten into the trash, chewed up your good shoes, or dug a deep pit in your yard. But is he experiencing feelings of guilt behind those puppy dog eyes? We certainly seem to think so. Seventy-four percent of dog lovers believe that their pups experience some form of guilt.... Read more →


Natural Canned Dog Food In BPA Free Cans

2 Exciting Flavors - One for breakfast, the other for dinner! Life's Abundance cans are BPA, non-Badge lined for the safety of your beloved furbaby! Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That’s why Dr. Jane has formulated a food specifically for vitality and wellness, to help make sure that every morning starts of with a hefty helping of nutrition. At Life's Abundance, we never, under any circumstances, use artificial colors, artificial flavors, corn, corn gluten, wheat or wheat gluten in any of our foods. It’s due to... Read more →