Most of us are more sedentary during the colder season, meaning joints can get stiff and callouses might wear thin. Dry heated air can cause dehydration, frostbite and hypothermia are as dangerous for dogs as they are for people, and—maybe worst of all—sensitive paws are exposed to rain, snow, ice, and de-icing chemicals. Luckily, there are some simple ways to protect your pup’s paws this winter.
You don’t need to throw a cocktail party to make these appetizing Beef Balls! Made with love—The Honest Kitchen’s love beef recipe, that is—and ground beef, these bite-sized treats are grain and gluten-free. Plus, they include green peas, which are a good source of the B vitamin Thiamin, phosphorous, and potassium. Both parsley and rosemary are safe spices to use when it comes to feeding your dog. Parsley helps freshen your dog’s breath and also has vitamin C, K, and B, carotenoids, iron and limonene (an oil that kills bad mouth bacteria). As well as being flavorful, rosemary is high in iron, calcium, and Vitamin B6.
Whether pouring it over your senior dog’s regular diet to entice her to eat a bit more, or fed separately as an added boost during times of poor health, bone broth is a secret weapon all senior dog pawrents should have in their arsenal!
Clark has three dogs of her own that she wanted to include in her wedding, but she thought it would be an even better idea to include dogs who did not have a home, in the hopes of helping them find one. That’s when she decided to ditch the traditional flower bouquets, and have her bridesmaid carry those six rescue puppies down the aisle instead.