Food Fur Thought

A blog dedicated to the pursuit
of pet health & happiness

Food Fur Thought - A blog dedicated to the pursuit of pet health & happiness

How to Make Your Yard Dog-Friendly

5 Ways to Keep Your Yard Safe for Your Dog After waiting all day for their pet parents to come home, dogs want nothing more than to taste the sweet freedom of the outdoors–especially during the warmer summer months! Before letting Fido hightail it out the backdoor, make sure your yard is safe and dog-friendly,…Read More

Top 10 Items to Include in Your Cat First Aid Kit

Veterinarians are the experts, being prepared to respond if your cat gets hurt at home can make a huge difference for kitty, at least until you can get to a veterinarian. A cat first-aid kit is critical to conquering any emergency. Having the right tools readily available will lower your stress level and allow you…Read More

How to Prepare You and Your Dogs for an Emergency

Even though we hope to never be involved in any kind of emergency situation, we still do everything we can to prepare just in case. And that goes for our pets as well. To help ensure you are ready for anything with your dog, here are 5 important tips to follow. 5 Emergency Preparedness Tips…Read More

10 Tips to Keep Your Cat Cool in the Summer Heat

Keep Your Cat from Overheating with these Easy Tips Battling the summer heat is challenging for humans—add a layer of fur, and it’s an entirely different story for your cat! While we have beaches to lounge at and pools to jump into, cats have few options other than finding a shady spot in your home…Read More

8 Springtime Safety Tips for Your Dog

Keeping Your Dog Healthy and Happy in the Spring Spring is in the air, and everyone is excited – especially your four-legged pal! Spring means fresh new smells and tons of fun, outdoor adventures. But before you and your dog set out to take it all in, follow these 8 springtime safety tips for your…Read More

Tips for Getting Your Dog to the Vet

How to Make Trips to the Vet Easier on You and Your Dog The dreaded trip to the vet. It’s one wrinkle in the otherwise rewarding and fun lives of pet owners and their pets. Many dogs have an inherent fear of the vet – and it’s no wonder. Veterinarian offices are filled with strangers…Read More

Diet Tips for Cats with Kidney Disease

Recommendations for Phosphorous, Protein and Water Intake for Cats As loving pet parents, we do everything we can to give our best feline friends a happy and healthy life – especially when they get sick. If your cat has been diagnosed with chronic or acute kidney disease, we’re sure you want to know everything that…Read More

Does My Dog Need a Coat in Cold Weather?

A Guide to Keeping Your Dog Warm Outside in the Winter Months When bundling up to go for a winter walk or hike with your dog, have you ever wondered if your furry pal needs a coat too? To some pet parents, a sweater or coat for their dog may seem a bit over-the-top, but…Read More

How to Switch Your Dog’s Food the Right Way

Tips for Changing Your Dog’s Food Pet parents are sometimes faced with the need to switch their dog’s food. Young dogs outgrow puppy formulas. Dogs can have adverse reactions to certain ingredients. Or maybe you’ve just realized its time to upgrade your food to provide your furry friend with a more naturally complete diet. Here…Read More

The Top 5 Gifts to Get Your Pet

Give Your Dog or Cat the Ultimate Gift This Holiday Season There’s just something about the excitement in a dog or cat’s eyes when they get a new toy or delicious treat. They’re always so happy to receive it, and watching your pet explore and play can be as enjoyable for you as the new…Read More