As most of our customers know if they shop for their pet’s food at Beastie Boutique, we are advocates for a fresher food diet for your pet as we believe this is the best way to receive optimal nutrition. When I say fresher food, that doesn’t mean your pet can only get that from a balanced raw-meat diet, but also a lightly cooked balanced diet or a canned food diet. Of course, if you only have one pet and that one pet is 10 to 15 pounds, it’s easy to choose a......
Recently, we noticed Beau was having back pain so I took him to the vet and we discussed his options. I told the vet that I didn’t want to just put him on pain killers (due to their side-effects) but wanted to look at some alternative treatments/medicine. I agreed to start him on Tramadol and Rimadyl just to relive his pain while we explored other options. We did start acupuncture. After several treatments, Beau started anticipating the pain and the Dr. and I discussed if acupuncture was best for him and maybe......
After going to a distributor trade show, I was happy to find a new product called ActivPhy. Even though we currently carry a few products for hip and joint there were a few things about this product that I like. I have been using it for Beau as it was recommended by our vet at East Padden Animal Hospital that he be on a supplement for his back issues. I also give it to Baxter as he, being a dachshund has a per-disposition to back problems and has exhibit some issues in......
Bone broth is essentially the nutrient-dense stock liquid made from simmering raw or cooked bones at low heat over long periods of time. This oily broth is packed full of amino acids, vitamins and minerals and is considered a nutrition powerhouse for dogs! Bone broth is especially ideal for sick dogs and senior dogs, as it is extremely easy to digest and is soothing for the gut. Although this healthy broth can be given to help dogs heal and stay strong, it also works as an excellent raw multivitamin supplement for any......
We all love to give our pets treats. So when giving a treat, why not give one that offers benefits. At Beastie Boutique, we carry a variety of treats that offer benefits to your pet as well as giving them something to look forward to when being rewarded. A new line we just recently brought in is True Hemp Dog Treats made by True Leaf Pet. You can choose one for Calming, Health Support and Joint Support. True Leaf Pet is a Canadian-based manufacturer of functional hemp-based dog. At True......
July is the time of season for fun in the sun, bbq’s, vacations and if you have nervous pet, the dreaded 4th of July holiday.Here are some tips for keeping your pets safe and calm during this time: Don’t bring your pet to a fireworks display. The sound of the fireworks are three times greater than the human ear can even register. Keep a collar and ID tag on your pet at all times. Cats should wear breakaway collars, and as a backup it’s advised to have either cat or dog microchiped......