Dogs

From FDA.gov - September 20, 2018 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinarians to be aware of the potential for neurologic adverse events in dogs and cats when treated with drugs that are in the isoxazoline class. Since these products have obtained their respective FDA approvals, data received by the agency as part of its routine post-marketing activities indicates that some animals receiving Bravecto, Nexgard or Simparica have experienced adverse events such as muscle tremors, ataxia, and seizures. Another product in this class, Credelio, recently... Read more →


Most people know that chocolate and grapes can be toxic for pets, but potential threats can lurk elsewhere in your home. Prescription and over-the-counter medications are among the top reasons people call into poison control hotlines for both kids and pets, and with good reason. Here are the top five medications of concern when it comes to pets and toxicity: 1. Ibuprofen. As the active ingredient in common over-the-counter products such as Advil and Motrin, ibuprofen is unfortunately ingested by pets both accidentally and intentionally by owners unaware of its... Read more →


Looking for variety and the ability to try several treats before purchasing larger bags? Look no further! The Life's Abundance Dog Treat Sampler Pack is exactly what you are looking for. It contains an excellent assortment of treats for your dog to try. We've got 3 Antioxidant Health Bars, 3 Gourmet Dental Treats, 3 Wholesome Hearts Low Fat Dog Treats, a quarter-ounce of Tasty Rewards and a delicious, safe alternative to rawhide...our Porky Puff! Purchase your Life's Abundance Dog Treat Sampler Pack and don't forget to add some food to... Read more →


Households everywhere are cheering that the odor-eating BioDeodorizer from Life's Abundance is back! Litter box smells...Cya! Dog Kennels and crates...fresh again! Stinky dog pillows? No more! If you've dogs or cats, you want this! This is convenient to use and is available in a 32 ounce Spray Bottle and after that you can just purchase the 32 ounce refill! Purchase Here! This products is colorless as nature intended. In the absence of color the solution may appear cloudy. Just give it a gentle shake and that will work to stir... Read more →


Smelly dogs or cats? 🐶😸 It's not always easy to wash them in the winter and if you've got big dogs like we do, it's even harder! We don't want them cold and wet with these temps either. If you've got cats...the struggle is real! We have the solution - Bath Fresh Mist! Give your dog or cat a few spritzes and it neutralizes odor. This is not only great during the winter but any time it rains! No more wet dog smell! Bath Fresh Mist is made in the... Read more →


Skin problems are some of the most common complaints in veterinary medicine, right up there in the top three. Surprised? It shouldn’t be too shocking when you consider that the skin is the body’s largest organ, one subjected daily to the elements. And for dogs, skin is one of the organs most frequently affected by allergies. With well over 100 different causes of canine skin problems, it can be hard to sort out why your dog is red or itchy. So, how do you even begin to understand why your... Read more →


As summer approaches, we’re going through our closets pulling out our t-shirts and shorts in preparation for fun in the sun. But what about our four-legged friends stuck in a permanent fur coat? Are they as affected by the midday heat as we are? (Spoiler alert: yes.) And is there anything we can do about it? (Also, yes.) Here’s the good news: beating the heat is as easy as ABC! A. Always Plan Ahead Remember, our companion animals are at our mercy when it comes to being out in the... Read more →


Unless you’re truly tuned in with your canine companion, you might be missing the “tail-tell” signs that your puppy’s got stress issues. By learning to recognize the symptoms and gaining a clearer picture of the potential causes, you’ll be well on your way to helping your canine chill out on a regular basis. If that weren’t enough to perk up your ears, Dr. V also drops some helpful tips for alleviating dog stress. Definitely worthy of further investigation! Take a page out of our pet-care book and save this handy... Read more →


In 2012, my husband and I took the kids down to the San Diego waterfront for the annual “Big Bay Boom” Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza. As we staked a spot on the grass, I was surprised to see a couple with an Australian Shepherd puppy. Surely they’re planning on leaving before the fireworks began, I thought to myself. But as the lights dimmed and the crowd hushed, it became clear the dog was staying for the show. Unfortunately for all of us, someone had made a grave mistake. The... Read more →


As pet parents ourselves, all of us here at Life’s Abundance know just how overwhelming it can be to choose the right food for your dog. There is so much conflicting information out there: you have to be grain free! Your canine needs to eat like a wolf! You should be putting antioxidants on everything! Home made food is better than commercial! How do you possibly make sense of all the conflicting information from so many different sources? One of my goals when formulating a new food is to keep... Read more →


The Business Standard recently published this article. Personally I have always felt that by having pets as a child, I was "better off" for even more reasons than this study. I feel that by just teaching children to help take care of another living being, it helps them respect animals and humans even more. I think this study is interesting and at the end it talks about a "dog pill." While I don't agree with that, I do agree that having a dog, cat or any other pet enriches our... Read more →


Why Dog Breeders And Cat Breeders Should Join Life's Abundance

Are you a dog breeder or a cat breeder? Are you recommending dog and cat foods, treats, supplements or pet care products to your puppy or kitten parents? Are you getting paid on those recommendations? If not, listen to this video! When someone gets a new puppy or kitten, they look to their breeder for advice. When you recommend a dog or cat food, that person goes out and purchases it. They give that store the business for your recommendation. Everyone gives their dog or cat treats, same thing! Why... Read more →