North Hound Life Blog

  • Holiday Gift Guide for Dogs & Cats - 2020

    The most wonderful time of the year. We've rounded up a ton of fabulous global gift ideas and must-have goods for all the pet parents on your list. Shop for your favourite pet parents with The Best Holiday Gift Guide for Dogs & Cats! 
  • Hot dogs (Heat & doggos)

    Hot dogs!  We have to watch out for our dogs in hot weather since they can't tell us if they are not feeling well.  Any hot environment can cause heatstroke. 
  • Got Goat Milk?

    Goats' milk is a superfood! Goat milk has a lot of health benefits and is easier digested than cow's milk and lacks the complex proteins that are often associated with allergies.  This is one of the reasons why pet parents turn to goat milk due to it's ease of digestibility in dogs. It contains vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, trace elements, enzymes, protein and fatty acids. It helps with dogs with sensitive GI tracts.
  • Duck Eggs - Good for you and your dog!

    Duck eggs are physically close to a chicken egg, just the shell is a little thicker and the yolk is a little bigger.  For dogs with allergies or food sensitivities to chicken (like my dog) then usually chicken eggs are not in the nutrition rotation, and duck eggs are a great option.  Eggs are known as a perfect whole food, a nutritious powerhouse. 
  • Dogs at home during Covid Crisis

    Some ideas on how to keep your dog happy with you home all day during during the Covid Crisis. Our dogs are used to a different schedule and used to sleeping a big part of their days, now they are with us 24/7. We're all doing our part to #flattenthecurve.
  • The Powerhouse Bee Pollen

    Besides helping relieve symptoms of seasonal allergies in dogs, did you know bee pollen can also do way more? Bee pollen contains many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, making it incredibly healthy.
  • The benefits of Golden Paste for your dog

    The powerhouse TURMERIC!

    Research has shown that curcumin relieves arthritis pain and stiffness better than ibuprofen, and a U.K. study determined that curcumin stopped precancerous lesions from developing into cancer. It can also shrink the size of tumors and kill cancer cells by shutting down blood vessels that feed tumors. The spice has also been used in treating Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and hindering the development of cataracts. Using turmeric instead of steroids and other drugs can provide relief without harmful side effects.

  • Why Canadian Oat Flour?

    Canadian oat flour for dogs. Using whole food, real ingredients in our Canadian products have many health benefits. Besides being a grain which is tolerated by most dogs and least likely to cause an allergic reaction, there is also the additional benefit of oats acting as a digestive aid to calm the intestinal tract.  Using food to keep your dog happy.