What’s different about puppy foods? Dog food for puppies, or any food labeled for “growth and gestation” are required by the FDA to have higher levels of protein and fat than foods labeled for adult dogs. More specifically, puppy food must have a dry matter minimum of 22.5% protein and 8.5% fat, compared to minimum […]
About Chelsea Niekelski
Chelsea is dedicated to studying a holistic approach to health and applying that passion to helping dogs and cats. She loves taking long walks in Lafayette with her PiDog and cooking up healthy meals for her friends.
Entries by Chelsea Niekelski
After my dog’s sudden death this summer, I found myself incredibly lonely. My best friend, who I spent hours walking with every morning, who I rushed home to after work, who kept me company in the kitchen and kept my feet warm at night, was suddenly and very unexpectedly gone. Fortunately for me, my life […]
This month we are featuring Meghan B, who successfully and happily transitioned her feline household onto a species-appropriate raw food diet. As Meghan says, the outcome is a “Cat Mom Win!” Read her challenges, tips, and ultimate success story. Mya and Diego are my four-year-old purr-babies who came from the same litter. Despite their single […]
Restricting exercise is often a first line of healing for dogs with soft tissue injuries, but is also prescribed for dogs recovering from surgeries (including spay, neuter, and ACL repair) and broken bones. Your vet may recommend keeping your dog kenneled when you aren’t home, short leashed walks lasting 5-30 minutes, no running in the […]
My dog, Pi, has been prescribed 4-6 weeks of restricted exercise, meaning she has to be kenneled when I’m not home, no running in the yard and walks no longer than 10 minutes. Restricting exercise is often a first line of healing for dogs with soft tissue injuries, but is also prescribed for dogs recovering […]
545 W. South Boulder Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026
Northeast corner of Hwy 287 and W. South Boulder Rd. in Waneka Marketplace shopping plaza, just a few doors down from Sprouts.