Organs! The forgotten superfoods for dogs and cats

Organ meats are often an afterthought in deciding on our pets’ food, but they pack a huge nutritional wallop. We all know it’s best to serve pet food that incorporates elements of our beloved fur kids’ natural diet involving high meat concentrations. One overlooked aspect most people forget, though, is the additional foraging they might […]

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An air-dried alternative to raw dog food

Highly processed dog foods are a cheaper alternative to raw foods, but unfortunately both pet guardians and their companions may pay the price later. These highly processed foods can clog your furry friend’s digestive function by changing the pH of their stomach and altering their gut balance bacteria. When you look at the lengthy list of ingredients […]

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Heat Help Needed Now


Emergency Fosters

With temperatures soaring to ranges of 105-110 degrees and the possibility of rolling blackouts, our shelter is at great risk of losing power and we need your help! We’re calling on members of our community to foster a dog or cat for a minimum of 1 week starting now. Temperatures this high severely strain our facility making conditions dangerous for the most vulnerable animals in our care, even with our hot weather protocols in place. Willing to help?

Unwanted behaviors and nutrition

Find out how certain dietary nutrients and calming supplements may curb aggression, anxiety and other unwanted behaviors in dogs. Did you know that nutrition plays a role in canine behavior? Aggression, anxiety, begging, destructiveness, excessive barking and house soiling are just a few of the unwanted behaviors dog parents sometimes contend with. Socialization and training […]

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Simple Healing Salve for Hot Spots

Here are simple healing salves for your pup’s hot spots! Ingredients 1/3 cup first pressed/extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon grated beeswax 1 teaspoon coconut oil 1 teaspoon shea butter 15 drops calendula essential oil 15 drops lavender essential oil 10 drops vitamin E oil (a natural antioxidant preservative) Instructions Use organic ingredients whenever possible. […]

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