Not So Sweet: The average American consumes between 150 and 170 pounds of sugar each year

Tipping the sugar scales The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that the average American consumes anywhere between 150 to 170 pounds of simple sugars, also known as refined sugars (this includes glucose, fructose, and sucrose) or simple carbohydrates, in one year! You may be thinking, “I don’t use that much.” Well, it’s also said that for every American […]

The three stages of bulimia

Bulimia is a very serious psychological eating disorder that affects millions of people around the world. Bulimics develop a habit of binge eating, which involves eating large amounts of food at once, then purging, using techniques such as self-induced vomiting or laxatives in an attempt to prevent weight gain from overeating caloric. . This cycle of bingeing and purging is […]

What are some of the favorite activities of cats?

In addition to being intelligent, cats are highly perceptive of their surroundings. That is why; they have many likes (as well as dislikes). Most of the time, they love things that humans also love. These include eating fresh and delicious food, sleeping in cool places, and doing fun activities, among others. Cats, just like humans, have certain interests that can […]

What type of material is best for a dog food bowl?

Some of the most common types on the market are plastic bowls, which are often popular because they are generally an inexpensive option. They also come in a variety of different colors and sizes, so it’s super easy to find something that’s right for your dog. One of the downsides to plastic bowls is that they can be scratched very […]

cool pet accessories

We are all familiar with the basic pet accessories that we use to help better manage our pets. For example, we need bowls to provide food and water, as well as leashes to be able to walk our pets. There are many great pet accessories that can improve other things about our pets, including their health and physical appearance. When […]

Halloween safety for dogs

Halloween is not only a fun holiday for children, but also for dogs and their owners! Dressing up, trick-or-treating, and eating tasty treats can be the best Halloween perks for humans and dogs alike. There are also many potential dangers and sources of stress for your dog during the holidays that can be easily avoided by following these simple tips. […]

An Overview of a Flat-Coated Retriever Hunting Dog

If you’re looking for a great breed of dog that can be both the ideal hunting companion and the perfect family pet, then a Flat-Coated Retriever may be just what you’re looking for. Originally developed from St. John’s Dogs, Water Spaniels, Setters, and Labrador Retrievers, this breed has become a favorite of many sportsmen (or women) looking for a breed […]

Foods to keep away from your dog

As dog lovers, we want to pamper our furry family members all the time. Especially when it comes to sharing the things we love with them. Unfortunately, not everything that is good for us is also good for our pets. Listed below are a number of foods that you should keep away from your dogs. 1. Chocolate (and caffeine): Now, […]