Brooklyn Bark Talks

PET SAFETY MONTH: 30 tips in 30 days that can save your pet's life - Tip #25

Just like the eyes are a window on to a pet's soul, his poop is a window on to his health.  When you pick up pup's poop or when you clean kitty's litter, focus for a few seconds and look for any changes.  Changes in absence of diet change are a red flag.  Biggest diet change is changing to a beef based food from a different protein.  Beef will darken your pet's stool and that is normal.  But otherwise, be on the lookout for any changes.  

And if the changes persist for two or more da

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Giardia - Puddle Trouble: Water Better Left Un-lapped

Meet, Starbuck, an all-star on BBark's roster, on any Brooklyn dog walking company's roster. This pup can sniff out a discarded chicken bone about a block away in Downtown Brooklyn. And while Starbuck's precision-guided schnozz is quite impressive, it can --and has-- led him into some iffy scenarios of "insert in mouth first, ask questions later."

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