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How Much Should I Feed My Dog?

We all love our dogs. In fact, many of us do not differentiate between our dogs and our human family members. This is a critical mistake that many make when it relates to our dog’s nutrition. Based on 2016  research conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 54% of dogs in the U.S. are …

Finding The Perfect Puppy For Your Family

Adding a four-legged companion to your family is a big decision. Depending on where you live, what the inner workings of your home are like, you and your spouse’s work schedules, and your family’s overall lifestyle can affect what type of breed would best suit your family. Whether you want a playful dog that will …

Prepping For a Puppy

It’s that time of year again, and all your little one wants for Christmas is a puppy. So before you cave in, here are a few things you should know before you bring a puppy into your family. Puppy-Proof the House Just like having a toddler or a baby, you will need to puppy-proof your …

Can Dogs Eat Corn?

Can Dogs Eat Corn? With all the misleading information floating around about corn in dog food, it can be difficult to figure out what’s best for you and your dog. So we are here to bust the myths and bring you some facts on whether or not you should be buying dog food with corn …

The Story of a Local Hero

Hello. My name is Booker. However, it used to be Jary. You see, I am not originally from this country. I was born and raised in Belgium. After some time, when I got bigger, I was given a passport and sent to the United States of America. I arrived in Denver, Illinois with many others …

What it Takes to be a K-9 Dog

There’s a reason why every cop does not have a K-9 dog they work with. No, it’s not just funding and budget issues. When partnering a police officer with a K-9, there are many things that go into consideration. Not only do the two have to be a cohesive team, but there are standards for …

Hunting and Heat Exhaustion: How to Protect Your Hunting Canine

Owners must pay close attention to their hunting dogs during the hot summer months. While on the field, it can be easy to overlook the heat of the day. However, we should not overlook our hunting companion’s actions and signs that may indicate heat exhaustion or heatstroke. To help you prepare for that next summer …

Working Dogs and Nutrition

Working Dogs & Nutrition Unlike the average household pet, working dogs are known for their endurance, performance and hard work on the job. Much different than your average chihuahua, right? But what helps working dogs work hard? A working dog is almost always a larger and stronger breed. For example, common working dogs include: German …

Puppy Training – How to Create a Good Hunting Dog

Puppy Training – How to Create a Good Hunting Dog Got a new pup in hopes of having a new hunting companion but don’t know where to start? The key to a successful hunting dog is proper training when they are a puppy.Before you take your soon-to-be hunting dog on the field, it’s important to …

Hunting Dog Feeding – Preparing for a Hunt

Hunting Dog Feeding – Preparing for a Hunt You’re weeks out from a big hunt. Is your dog prepared? Are there different things you should be adding to their routine to get your hunting dog ready? Have you thought about their diet? Maybe it needs to be changed. If you’re the owner of a hunting …