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Toxins. Just as health comes from an accumulation of things, (clean water, fresh air and sunshine, exercise, rest, and proper nutrition) ill health comes from an accumulation things as well. It is rare that our pets will be poisoned in one fell swoop from ingesting a toxin and we all take precautions to avoid the obvious culprits. Wild mushrooms, chocolate, macadamia nuts, antifreeze, grapes, and others. But many of us are unaware of the tiny amounts of...

Dogs fed a balanced raw diet rarely see urinary infections. Raw food keeps the urine at the right pH level to keep bacteria from adhering and procreating in the tract and bladder. This proper pH also assists in keeping bladder crystals from forming. If you’re experiencing bladder problems in your dog or cat you have options. Some puppies have leaky bladders for the first six months and will pee in their sleep. Although messy, they usually grow...

Skipping meals is something that is natural for dogs. Being carnivores and scavengers by trade, meals are not set by a clock, but by opportunity. Their bodies have adapted well to this system and actually need to skip regular meals occasionally for optimal health. Dogs will fast themselves if they are feeling under the weather and it isn’t something to be concerned about. Their body can spend up to a third of it’s energy just digesting...

Due to the weather we will be CLOSED at our Duncan Retail store today, February 6th. Our Keating (Victoria) Buddies Retail Store is however OPEN! We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding. Stay safe and enjoy the snow! Your Friends at Buddies Natural Pet Food....

Unfortunately we will be CLOSED today, Saturday the 7th, due to being short staffed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We will be open gain Monday regular hours, 10 am- 5 pm. Thank you for your understanding and continued support -Your Friends at Buddies Natural Pet Food...