Wet Nose, Warm Heart

Dogs are special creatures, brimming with love to share (for the most part!). If you’ve ever gotten home at the end of a long day to see your pup, tail wagging, excitedly greeting you, you know what I mean. No matter how long you leave your dog alone, they are always happy to see youContinue reading “Wet Nose, Warm Heart”

Dealing with Tick Season

It’s that season in the Northeast. Tick season. Spanning from when the frost stops to when it starts again, tick season brings a bevy of concerns. When I was growing up, I was constantly outside in the woods behind our house, climbing trees, playing in leaves and collecting various bugs. Needless to say, I hadContinue reading “Dealing with Tick Season”

Activated charcoal. What’s it all about?

Activated charcoal has gotten some publicity off and on in recent years, and for good reason: it’s particularly useful in dealing with ingested toxins. It is now common to see this in the supplements aisle at pharmacies and the grocery store. It’s usually sold in capsule form. Activated charcoal can be used to treat foodContinue reading “Activated charcoal. What’s it all about?”