Calcium. It Does A Body Good.

As people educate themselves about the best way to care for their pets, many have made the move to feeding a natural raw diet or, in some cases, a home cooked diet.  While real food is always better for your pet than commercial kibble pet food, it is important that all of your pet’s nutritional […]

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Why All This Talk About Omega 3’s?

When you ask a dog owner what is the ONE supplement that they feel their dog cannot do without, one of the most common answers is fish oil.  To understand the importance of fish oil, one must first understand what it is that makes fish oil so special and so necessary. Fish body oil (not […]

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So You Want To Know Why You Should Feed Raw

It just seems crazy to you.  Why on earth would you feed raw meat to your dog?   The bacteria alone will surely kill him especially since he will be weak from lack of vitamins that are so conveniently put into that crunchy stuff that comes in a bag.  Your dog isn’t a ‘wolf’.  That’s ridiculous.  […]

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Is Your Dog Uncomfortable?

Dogs show their anxiety and stress in a variety of different ways, some more subtle than others but all signs that we as dogs owners should be familiar with.   It is important that dogs have ways to communicate with us when they are uncomfortable in a given situation.  It is even more important that we […]

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Does Your Dog Have Food Allergies?

Just like people, dogs can suffer from allergic reactions to a large number of things be they environmental, chemical or food related.  This article deals primarily with food allergies and how feeding a raw natural diet can help you to help your dog. First off it is important to note that commercial dog kibble contains […]

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Daycare.  It’s Not Just for Humans Anymore.

Once upon a time, the thought of taking your dog to a dog daycare was, well, strange.  Sure, it was something you did with your human kids but your dog?  As time has passed, taking your dog to daycare has become something normal, natural and highly useful.  As dog owners realized the benefits and became […]

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Give Your Dog A RAW Bone!

  For years and years as far back as we can remember, pet owners have been told to never ever give your dog a bone.  It will get stuck and choke them, block their intestines and kill them, cause a perforation of their esophagus or stomach.  These are dire consequences indeed.  While we agree that […]

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The Revenge of the Dog?

How many times have you decided that your dog behaved ‘badly’ because he was angry with you?  That he wanted to ‘get back’ at you?  That he knew what he had done because he ‘looked guilty’?  Most of us have thought it once or twice.  Even those of us who know better. In truth, dogs […]

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Vital Treat for A Vital Dog

The search for treats that are healthy, safe and nutritious goes on and on.  It can be difficult because the other part of the equation is that our dogs need to love them, be willing to do nearly anything  for them.  Let’s face it, they can be hard to find.  Enter Vital Essentials Freeze Dried […]

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Just a Little Bragging…

At the end of last month, Dani, the owner of A Place for Paws, and her daughters, Elizabeth and Serena attended the Greyhound Club of America’s Eastern Specialty in Wrightstown, PA and the girls and their dogs did quite well there. (more…)

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Crate & Dog – The First Meeting…

So just how do you go about making sure that you do things right and properly crate train your pup?  First, a few basic rules on proper crate usage are in order.  After all, if you aren’t going to do it right you would be better off not doing it at all… (more…)

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Seven DOs at the Dog Show!

Dog shows are a great way to see lots of breeds of dogs in one place. They are a good place to talk to people who know dogs and know dog breeds. They are a great place to shop for all sorts of doggy things. Dog shows can be a great way for a family […]

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