West Coast Canine Life
Important information for you and your dog.
Get the Facts: What's Really In Pet Food - from the Animal Protection Institute, or download their report (1.4MB PDF file) - 16 information-packed pages you won't want to miss, including:
- the players (dog food companies)
- label basics
- pet food standards and regulations
- how pet food is made
- comparing food types
- pet food ingredients
- what happened to the nutrients?
- additives in processed pet food
- chemical vs natural preservatives
- danger ahead
- pet food industry secrets
- what consumers can do
Whole Dog Journal - A monthly guide to natural dog care and training
Land of Pure Gold - "Food Glorious Food": weight control, food contents, labels, links
Certified Organic - "Why Buy Organic" at the COABC website
Kosher - Background on kosher
Dogs Keep Dying - Too
many owners remain unaware of toxic dog food. Read this article posted at ChronicleOnline.
Dog Related Services
Dog About Town - At DogAboutTown.ca you will always have access to an
ever-growing comprehensive list of contact information, making this website
THE GO-TO resource for canine-related businesses and dog-friendly resources
on beautiful Vancouver Island.
Information on West Coast Canine Life can be accessed directly:
Scoopy Doo Victoria - Residential pet waste removal services in Victoria BC
Conduct - Teaching the Human End of the
Leash in Black Creek BC
7778 Sturgess Road
Black Creek, BC on Vancouver Island
Phone - 250-898-3173
Fax - 866-727-7886
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
The following sites are wonderful
attaining nutritional information.
Nutrient Data Laboratory
- Search the USDA database
Nutrition Data - Nutrition Data generates nutrition
facts and provides simple nutritional analyses for all foods and
Books and Supplementary Resources on Nutrition:
Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats;
Richard H. Pitcairn, D.V.M., PH.D. and
Susan Hubble Pitcairn
for a Healthy Dog (Second Edition); Wendy
Volhard and Kerry Brown, D.V.M.
Herbal Handbook for the Dog and Cat;
- Your Dogs’ Diet: The Truth Behind
the Hype; Monica Segal A.H.C.W.
Foods Pet Die For;
Ann N. Martin
Four Paws Five
Directions: A Guide to Chinese Medicine for Cats and Dogs;
Cheryl Schwartz, D.V.M.
The Nature of
Animal Healing: The Path to Your Pet’s Health, Happiness, and
Your Older Dog: A
Complete Guide to Helping Your Dog Live a Longer and Healthier
Life; Jean Callahan