Slow Cooker Broth For Your Dog

Slow Cooker Broth For Your Dog

This recipe is perfect as a topper for your dog’s regular food or as a treat…best of all it’s easy to make.

  • 2 lbs of chicken bones
  • 8 cups of water
  • 1 -2 carrots, chopped
  • 3 potatoes, sliced
  • small bunch parsley
  • small bunch basil

Place chicken, water, carrots, potatoes and herbs in the slow cooker and turn on low for 8 hours. Remove the fat by skimming the top after 6 hours. Strain the entire mixture (discard all the bones and vegetables) before placing in an air tight container. Keeps for 3 days in the fridge.

 

Honey Coconut & Pumpkin Dog Treats

Honey Coconut Pumpkin Dog Treats

These yummy treats are a good source of fiber and vitamins (like beta carotene).

  • 1/2 cup pure pumpkin filling
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tblsp water or more
  • 1 3/4 cups of brown rice flour
  • 1/4 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tblsp pasturized honey
  • 1/2 tsp of canola or olive oil
  • 1 tblsp of unsweetened shredded coconut

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.Mix all dry ingredients and add wet ingredients. Add enough water to form ball. Roll out dough on floured surface and cut out ½ “ rounds. Place on cookie sheet and sprinkle a small amount of coconut on top. Bake for 10 minutes, or until edges are brown.

Makes 3 doz. cookies.

Pink & Red Treats for your Valentine

 

1) This hot pink collar is cat friendly collar!
2) This zebra pattern collar is a great choice for a dog with a wild streak.
3) For the rockstar pup in your life.
4) This collar is purrfect for your favorite feline Valentine.
5) This “lovely” bag holder slips over the leash to make it handy AND stylish.
6) For the traditionalist
7) A pawsome choice!
8) This pink & lime collar is a twist on the traditional Valentine’s Day colors yet still classic enough to be
suitable for year round use.

Visit Us at the Paws for Life Christmas & Bake Sale

paws for life christmas

We are excited to be participating in the Paws for Life Christmas Craft & Bake sale, hosted by the Winnipeg Pet Rescue Shelter. If you are in the Winnipeg area, stop by at on November 26th between 10am and 3pm at the Varsity View Community Center (315 Laxdal Rd). We will have pet themed stockings, ornaments and of course handmade pet accessories….even gifts for the animal lover on your list!

Virtual Shopping Parties

We Now Offer Virtual Shopping Parties!

Treat your pup to stylish pet accessories and have the chance to save money or get free stuff. Host a virtual shopping party. They’re quick (only 45 minutes), easy (it takes place on Facebook) and are a great way to spend time with friends.

C & K Pet Designs Virtual Shopping Party

How to Save Money Without Compromising Your Dog’s Care

 

piggybankWhile people should understand and anticipate the costs of having a dog, unexpected events such as the loss of a job could make it challenging to afford a dog. In fact, research by the National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy found cost of ownership to be one of the top 5 reasons why pets were surrendered to shelters. Here are some suggestions on how to reduce costs without compromising your dog’s care. Continue reading →