Best Natural Dog Treats and Food Toppers: Try Them This Weekend Best Natural Dog Treats and Food Toppers: Try Them This Weekend
September 1, 2016

  If you’ve been waiting to try our boosters! Dehydrated Raw Treats & Food Toppers for Dogs then wait no more!! This Labor Day Weekend get 15% off your whole order from our website with code laborday15 today through September 6!! Our boosters! are made with exotic and less-frequently used proteins like Goat, Elk, Bison, […]

How To Break up a Dog Fight How To Break up a Dog Fight
August 18, 2016

  Most of us have probably experienced it, that moment of absolute panic and helplessness when what seemed like harmless play or a perfectly regular doggie meeting suddenly turns into a full-on fight, teeth bared and fur flying. And then the big question: what do I do?!!  How do I stop it without getting hurt […]

Animal Rescue: Organizations To Support Animal Rescue: Organizations To Support
August 10, 2016

  Summer is coming to an end, and now may be the time to take care of a few things before the craziness of the fall and back-to-school kicks in. One of these things may be donating to an animal rescue or organization. I know this may not be top on your list of to-dos, […]

Help Make Our Animal Shelters No-Kill Help Make Our Animal Shelters No-Kill
July 27, 2016

  What do Edward Norton, David Duchovny, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, Tea Leoni and Gillian Anderson all have in common? Answer: They let their dogs lick their faces. What, you may say, is so special about that?  Doesn’t almost every dog owner get kisses from his or her stinky pooch?! Sure, but these kisses are […]

Hot Weather Safety Tips for Dogs Hot Weather Safety Tips for Dogs
June 22, 2016

  This informative post is brought to you by the ASPCA. We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger. To prevent your pet from overheating, take these simple precautions provided by ASPCA experts: Visit the vet for a spring […]

Anchovies Treats for Dogs and Cats: Newest booster! Anchovies Treats for Dogs and Cats: Newest booster!
June 15, 2016

  Boo Boo’s Best is beyond excited to introduce our newest boosters! variety: Awesome Anchovies Naturally Rich in Omega-3 Fatty Acids! No Grains, Wheat, Corn, Soy, Gluten, Artificial Ingredients or Preservatives. Irresistible Single-Ingredient Treat for Dogs & Cats. Made in the USA with anchovies sourced from Vietnam. Anchovies: they’re not just for pizza! These little […]

Getting A Puppy on National Puppy Day
March 23, 2016

That’s right, we actually have a National Puppy Day.  And why not? Few things trigger the kind of squeals and baby talk, giggles and happiness like a puppy: they’re adorable, soft, fluffy, silly. cuddly, and they smell amazing! With all that we now know about the health benefits of owning a dog, perhaps today will […]

Raw Dog Food Ingredients: Apple Cider Vinegar Raw Dog Food Ingredients: Apple Cider Vinegar
March 16, 2016

I have been making raw food for my dog for several years now, and what amazes me is that every few months, healthful new ingredients are brought to my attention, and make their way into my Boo Boo’s bowl. The most recent addition has been raw apple cider vinegar. Before delving into what makes it […]

Natural Dog Treats: Introducing Our Newest Flavor!! Natural Dog Treats: Introducing Our Newest Flavor!!
March 10, 2016

Drum roll, please!!!! We are so excited to introduce you to the fabulous new variety of our boosters! Dehydrated Raw Treats & Food Toppers for Dogs, Exceptional Elk!! Our Elk hail from Durham Ranch, both in New Zealand and Wyoming. This family of ranchers practices sustainable and Holistic Management, and the animals graze and roam […]

Carsickness in Dogs: One Boo Boo's Tail Carsickness in Dogs: One Boo Boo’s Tail
February 18, 2016

My husband Steve and I were so happy to pick up our little fluffball from Northern California Border Collie Rescue back in May 2011. To make the day even more special, we were picking up our new puppy on our wedding anniversary. We drove 2 hours north of San Francisco in the morning and sat […]

Frozen Banana Treats for Dogs: Show Your Boo Some Love Frozen Banana Treats for Dogs: Show Your Boo Some Love
February 13, 2016

Valentine’s Day is approaching, and I felt like showing my Boo Boo some love. Since chocolate is a big no-no, I thought about what else I could create to give him a special, delicious but also healthy treat.   Since the second a banana appears on the scene my Boo Boo is there giving me […]

Boosters! Dog Treats: Love Your Boo Boosters! Dog Treats: Love Your Boo
February 10, 2016

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and maybe you are wondering what to get to show your Boo Boos just how much you love them? Maybe you have been thinking about trying a new treat for your Boo Boos but haven’t been sure what to try? Maybe you’ve been thinking about trying Boo Boo’s Best […]

Rabbit Dogs Treats: Renewing Rabbit boosters! are Back!! Rabbit Dogs Treats: Renewing Rabbit boosters! are Back!!
February 3, 2016

Hippity Hoppity, Rabbit is back!! Our Renewing Rabbit boosters! Dehydrated Raw Treats & Food Toppers for Dogs are back for a limited time only. We have been unable to find a reliable and consistent source of non-Chinese rabbit, so we will be unable to continue offering this formula. So if you like Renewing Rabbit boosters! […]

Coconut Oil for Dogs: Why They Need It Coconut Oil for Dogs: Why They Need It
January 27, 2016

Many years ago, both coconut and palm oils got a very bad rap: people were told that these oils were bad for heart health due to their high content of saturated and trans fats. What the experts didn’t necessarily say was that this bad news only applied to hydrogenated and partially-hydrogenated versions of these oils, […]

The Challenge of Having a Difficult Dog The Challenge of Having a Difficult Dog
January 21, 2016

The dog I have now is the first dog my husband and I have ever had. My husband grew up with a Border Collie, but growing up with a dog is very different from raising one yourself, as he soon discovered! Before we brought our Boo Boo home, we were filled with excitement and expectation, […]

Natural Dog Treats: Where Has All the Kanga Gone? Natural Dog Treats: Where Has All the Kanga Gone?
January 14, 2016

A lot of you have been asking when our KangaBoo variety will be back in stock? Unfortunately, the answer is, we don’t know. Unbeknownst to Boo Boo’s Best, a ban on the import of kangaroo products into CA was put into effect in 1971. A moratorium on this ban was issued in 2007, once again […]

Natural Dog Treats in Three New Flavors!! Natural Dog Treats in Three New Flavors!!
December 30, 2015

We thought we would bid 2015 adieu with a bang…or a Boo!! We just couldn’t wait until 2016 to debut our three new varieties: Piggy Party, Bountiful Bison and Glorious Goat!!! Boo Boo’s Best boosters! Dehydrated Raw Treats & Food Toppers for Dogs are terrific for dogs with allergies; dogs who need to lose weight; […]

Best Holiday Gifts for Dogs Best Holiday Gifts for Dogs
December 16, 2015

Fa La La La La!!! Tis the season to treat all of the Boo Boos in your life! Need a great last-minute gift for the dogs and dog-lovers in your life? Need a great gift that is healthful, delicious and made in the USA? Well, we’ve got you covered! A fabulous holiday gift bag that […]

House Training Your Puppy the Easy Way House Training Your Puppy the Easy Way
December 10, 2015

Ok, here’s how you do it: put a diaper on the puppy and you’re good to go! No, I’m kidding. House training is one of the big challenges any new puppy-owner will have, so I thought I would share my advice based on house-training our Boo Boo. I want to be very clear there are […]

Crate Training: The Boo Boo Way Crate Training: The Boo Boo Way
December 2, 2015

Before I got a dog, I admit I thought crate training was cruel.  I thought of dogs in jail, looking out pathetically from the bars of their cages, while Sarah McLaughlin sang “Angel” plaintively in the background. I imagined that if I ever had a dog, I would never crate it. Fast forward a few […]

Small Business Saturday and Boo Boo's Best Small Business Saturday and Boo Boo’s Best
November 25, 2015

We’re sure all of you have heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but how many of you know about Small Business Saturday? Small Business Saturday was started in 2010 by, of all companies, American Express, with the aim of encouraging people, instead of only spending their holiday-shopping-dollars at large chain-stores, to spend some of […]

boosters! New Size: All Natural Treats & Food Toppers For Dogs boosters! New Size: All Natural Treats & Food Toppers For Dogs
November 18, 2015

Boo Boo is running your way, licking his chops with excitement to share the news: This week Boo Boo’s Best is releasing a new 2 oz size of our fantastic all-natural boosters! Dehydrated Raw Treats & Food Toppers for Dogs! This great smaller size provides a wonderful opportunity to try these boosters! for your Boo […]

Best Natural Dog Treats: boosters! Best Natural Dog Treats: boosters!
November 11, 2015

This week Boo Boo’s Best is launching new lower prices for our fabulous boosters! Dehydrated Raw Treats & Food Toppers, and felt this was the time to highlight our three current offering and what makes them so fabulous. Our Might Mussels boosters! are just that: whole Green-Lipped Mussels from New Zealand, and nothing else! From […]

Raw Dog Food Ingredients Raw Dog Food Ingredients
November 5, 2015

Sometimes it can be confusing trying to understand what goes into the food and treats we feed our dogs, let alone trying to figure out what is healthy for them and why! The most healthful foods we can feed our dogs are the most simple and the most natural.  A good rule of thumb is […]

Natural Raw Dog Treats: Introducing boosters! Natural Raw Dog Treats: Introducing boosters!
October 28, 2015

What would it mean to you to have a dog who was happier and healthier? A dog who was excited for every meal? A dog who licks his or her bowl clean? A dog who benefits daily from the delicious nutrition available through raw food? A dog who is easier to train because the training […]

A Happier, Healthier Dog, Part III: boosters! A Happier, Healthier Dog, Part III: boosters!
October 19, 2015

In the last post we asked a few important questions: What would it mean to you to have a dog who was happier and healthier? A dog who was excited for every meal? A dog who licks his or her bowl clean? A dog who benefits daily from the delicious nutrition available through raw food? […]

A Happier, Healthier Dog, Part II A Happier, Healthier Dog, Part II
October 16, 2015

What would it mean to you to have a dog who was happier and healthier? A dog who was excited for every meal? A dog who licks his or her bowl clean? A dog who benefits daily from the delicious nutrition available through raw food? A dog who is easier to train because the training […]

Raw Dog Food: The Road to Making Our Dogs' Lives (and Ours) Better Raw Dog Food: The Road to Making Our Dogs’ Lives (and Ours) Better
October 13, 2015

We have all been together on this journey of Boo Boo’s Best for a little while now; maybe you are new to raw dog food and treats, or maybe you are an old hand who has been looking for a new product.  Maybe you have just been along for the ride to support a small […]

Is My Dog Fat: How You Can Tell and Why You Should Care Is My Dog Fat: How You Can Tell and Why You Should Care
September 30, 2015

Most of us already know that there is an obesity epidemic among people in the United States. But what many of us don’t know is that there is also an obesity epidemic in our pets. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, approximately 52% of dogs in the United States are obese or overweight. […]

cute dog inside Dogs and Eye Contact
September 24, 2015

I remember when I was young, being told not to stare at strange dogs (by strange I mean dogs that I didn’t know, not dogs that seemed odd, though I suppose the advice applied to both!), because it could possibly trigger aggression in the dog. I was also told that the reason sometimes dogs would […]

Disease-Sniffing Dogs Disease-Sniffing Dogs
September 16, 2015

It’s no secret that we here at Boo Boo’s Best think that dogs are pretty spectacular creatures. After all, they are not only beloved family members, but they also serve as Guide Dogs to the blind, deaf, and people with other limitations; they act as support dogs for people with PTSD, anxiety and seizure disorders; […]

Best Products For Dogs Best Products For Dogs
September 9, 2015

I am frequently asked about my favorite products for dogs, so today I figured I’d highlight a few that I love and use myself. I don’t get any money for recommending these products, nor do I make any money should you decide to purchase them for yourself. NWC Naturals Pet Products Total-Zymes:  My own Boo […]

Raw Dog Food: Frozen, Dehydrated or Freeze-Dried? Raw Dog Food: Frozen, Dehydrated or Freeze-Dried?
September 2, 2015

If you have been to your pet store lately, you may have noticed an increase in the number of raw pet food brands available.  This, in our opinion, is great news! But what can be a little daunting are all of the different forms that this raw food takes:  frozen, dehydrated, freeze-dried!  So many to […]

Grain-Free Dog Food Grain-Free Dog Food
August 25, 2015

Grains In Pet Food?? By Dr. Jeannie Thomason While this may come as a surprise to some of you, commercial pet diets are not well-suited to the dog’s and cat’s nutritional needs, physical make up or metabolism. In other words, they simply, are not ‘biologically appropriate.’ They are primarily made up of grains and grain […]

Green Lipped Mussels: Why They're So Good For Your Dog Green Lipped Mussels: Why They’re So Good For Your Dog
August 19, 2015

A mussel, you may say, for my dog?  Why? Well these little beauties aren’t just any old mussel.  These mussels are special.  These are Green-Lipped Mussels, and they only grow naturally in the coastal waters of New Zealand. What makes them so special?  Years ago, when a study was examining this particular mussel for anti-cancer […]

Know the Signs of Heat Stroke In Dogs! Know the Signs of Heat Stroke In Dogs!
July 13, 2015

We are in the thick of the summer and high temperatures.  Dogs love to play outside with you, but they can overheat and get heatstroke easily.  Heatstroke can be fatal to your pooch, so please read this terrific article from Dogs Naturally Magazine to be sure you know the signs and what you can do […]

dog in red bandana Where Has Boo Boo’s Best Gone?
July 9, 2015

You may have noticed that Boo Boo’s has gone a little bit dark lately, and I wanted to explain why: Starting a new business from scratch is quite an adventure, and I am learning and changing as I go, all in the service of being able to provide you with the best raw food and […]

raw dog food Boo Boo’s Best Needs Your Help!
May 28, 2015

As many of you may know, two years ago, after seeing how raw dog food had saved my dog’s life, and believing, after much study and research, that a diet of whole, healthful, all-natural foods is the key not only to people’s health and longevity but also to our dogs’, I started making my own […]

sad dog Human Food Recalls vs Pet Food Recalls
May 21, 2015

PET FOOD RECALLS ARE THEIR OWN ANIMAL This blog post just made its way to my inbox, and I thought it was thought-provoking enough to include here in its entirety. It raises great questions, chief among them, for me, is why isn’t pet food held to the same standards as human food?  Why aren’t companies […]

cute dog running Hot Weather Tips for Dogs
May 14, 2015

Summer is fast approaching, and now seemed like a good time to talk about warm-weather dangers for dogs and share some great advice from the ASPCA about how to prepare you and your pooch for a safe and fun summer! We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, […]

woman hugging dog What is a Holistic Veterinarian?
April 30, 2015

You may be searching for a new veterinarian to help you and your dog on not only your raw dog-food journey, but also on your journey to help your dog lead the longest, healthiest, most natural life possible.  For these journeys, more and more people are turning to holistic veterinarians. Many traditional veterinarians are not […]

sad dog Canine Influenza Outbreak: Getting Perspective
April 23, 2015

If you have a dog and access to the internet, no doubt you have been hearing a lot about the current Canine Influenza “Epidemic”.  Perhaps you have been feeling panicked and unsure what to do, if in fact you need to, or can, do anything. How dangerous is it?  How prevalent is it? Should your […]

Boo Boo's Breaks: Tax Deduction For Pets Boo Boo’s Breaks: Tax Deduction For Pets
April 16, 2015

Want To Receive A Tax Deduction For Pets? Who Doesn’t! Yesterday was April 15 in case you didn’t notice.  Did you get your taxes done?! In case you didn’t, you may be able to take advantage of some of these fabulous tax tips from BarkPost’s Lisa Bernier, who details 6 ways in which your dog […]

dog in bed Pet First Aid App
April 9, 2015

I don’t know about you, but I sometimes have these moments of panic:  what if my dog starts to choke on something?  What if he needs CPR?  Gets bitten by a rattlesnake?  Gets in a fight and is bleeding? What can I say, I worry about my Boo Boo!  Especially since he tries to go […]

dogs running outside Best Dogs for Kids and Families
March 30, 2015

Yesterday I went for a hike on a dog-friendly trail, and was cute-overloaded by the number of adorable puppies I saw walking along with their people. Not only did it make me want a puppy of my own, but it also made me think about an excellent blog post I read recently about the best […]

dog eating grass How Does Raw Dog Food Nutrition Really Stack Up?
March 23, 2015

Last week we discussed whether or not raw dog food is safe to feed your dog. This week I thought it was a good idea to examine another raw dog food nutrition; namely the myth that raw dog food is nutritionally incomplete. It is true that if you only feed your dog chicken breast and […]

dog in fruit basket Is Raw Dog Food Safe?
March 16, 2015

Is raw dog food safe?  This is probably the biggest question I get asked, and the concern about the safety of raw dog food is perhaps the biggest reason why people hesitate to try raw food for their dogs. The simple and honest answer is yes, raw dog food is completely safe for you and […]

What To Do if Your Dog Goes Missing What To Do if Your Dog Goes Missing
March 2, 2015

It is a pet owner’s worst nightmare (in fact, I actually had a nightmare about it just last night):  your beloved pet is missing.  Just thinking about it makes my heart stop, and I realized that I really don’t know what to do should my Boo Boo disappear. Figuring I couldn’t be alone, I decided […]

raw dog food Can’t Feed Boo Boo’s Best Exclusively? No Problem!
February 23, 2015

We know that you want to feed your dog Boo Boo’s Best, because we know you want to feed your beloved dog the best food possible, so he or she can live the longest, healthiest life possible.   You may feel that due to the price of Boo Boo’s Best it is impossible to do both, […]

raw dog food Glorious Goat Bonbons Update
February 16, 2015

As you may have noticed, we have been making some changes to the availability of our Glorious Goat Bonbons.  At first, the plan was to remove them from our online and retail stores as of March 1, and have them return for the holiday season on November and December. But since these little delights have […]

dog and cat in snow The Danger Of Cold Weather For Pets
February 9, 2015

First, Boo Boo’s Best is thrilled to announce we are now one of the sponsors of Radio Pet Lady Network!!!  Stay tuned for more updates. Second, since so much of the country is experiencing cold weather and snowy conditions, it seemed like a perfect opportunity to share Tracie Hotchner’s blog post about Cold Weather Dangers […]

dog ball beach Dangers of Commercial Dog Food: Food, Not *Feed*
February 2, 2015

The following post was in my inbox this morning, and it is such an important article I felt I had to pass it along.  The Truth About Pet Food is a terrific website anyone who is really interested in pet nutrition and the dangers of commercial dog food. The following article by Susan Thixton illuminates […]

NY pet fashion postcard New York Pet Fashion Show
January 26, 2015

Boo Boo’s Best is so excited to be one of the GOLD PAW SPONSORS of this year’s New York Pet Fashion Show!! Boo Boo’s Best will be there in person, at our very own sponsor table, to take pictures, shoot videos, sell our Air-Dried Green-Lipped Mussels along with some other goodies, and chat with as […]

Boo Boos Best Dog Are Prescription Pet Foods Safe?
January 19, 2015

The following is a common scenario: your dog is sick or fat, or both, and you take him or her to the vet. Your vet then tells you that what you need to feed your dog is one of the fancy “prescription diets” that can only be purchased at his or her (or other) vet […]

adorable dog Separation Anxiety in Dogs
January 15, 2015

We’ve all heard about or personally the subject of Separation Anxiety in dogs: they whine, cry, chew, bark and sometimes destroy personal property or try to escape wherever they are any time they are separated from their owners. This can be a very difficult problem to deal with, especially with a dog who hurts himself or […]

dog on beach Natural Disaster Plan for Pets
January 5, 2015

  Start the year right: have a Natural Disaster Plan in place for your pets.  The fabulous Healthy Pet Coach, Jodi Ziskin, tells us how! Having a Natural Disaster Plan in Place for Pets In every region of the United States, there is a time of year when natural disasters are most prevalent. Here in […]

dogs running outside Our Boo Boos’ New Year’s Resolutions
December 29, 2014

10.  Eat More:  I don’t know why my people don’t feed me more often, I’m hungry all the time! Must sit under the baby’s chair more often. 9.  Get the Ball:  Bring it back to my person.  Get ball.  Bring it Back.  Repeat.  I’m going for Gold this year. 8.  Get More Sleep:  I’m just […]

box of dog gifts Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for Dogs
December 23, 2014

Just realized you forgot a fabulous holiday gift for the pampered pooch in your boss’/sister’s/best friend’s life??!! Don’t panic! We’ve got the best idea for last-minute holiday gifts for dogs:  a BarkBox! BarkBox couldn’t be easier:  Simply select the size dog you are buying for; select a plan; sit back and wait for the fun to […]

christmas dogs Holiday Gifts for Dogs
December 18, 2014

With six days left of Hanukkah and seven days until Christmas, there is still time to get some fantastic holiday gifts for dogs – your own, or those beloved four-legged family members of friends and relatives! Below are a few ideas that can be purchased online.  Happy Shopping!! WEST PAW DESIGN:  This small company prides itself […]

dog with curlers Pet Costume Contest – Holiday Edition!
December 15, 2014

My, how we do love dogs in costumes here at Boo Boo’s Best!! What better way to celebrate both our love of dogs in costumes and our love of sharing Boo Boo’s Best’s fabulous raw meals, than with a fabulous PET COSTUME CONTEST GIVEAWAY, FOR THE HOLIDAYS!!!??? Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Festivus, we want to see them […]