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With Dr. Randall Johnson

 

At Do Only Good, we understand the power of science-backed nutrition. This is why we have partnered with Dr. Randall Johnson, one of the foremost pet nutritionists in the industry, to provide you – the pet parent – with the latest scientific information regarding pet nutrition.

Dr. Johnson has over 36 years of business and academic experience in animal nutrition.  He is a registered professional animal scientist, a diplomat in the American College of Animal Nutrition, a professional member of the Institute of Food Technology, the American Society of Animal Science, and the American Association of Veterinary Nutrition. He has trained over 200 nutritionists and their staffs in over 26 countries on how to formulate pet diets.

With his extensive knowledge of pet food nutrition and formulation, Dr. Johnson’s articles will keep you well-informed and aid you in choosing the optimal diet for your pets.

If you have further questions after reading the articles, please click the “Ask Dr. Johnson” button and he will be happy to help you.

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Health & Wellness Articles

NATIONAL PET MONTH – GIVING BACK

It is safe to say, that we here in the United States love our pets. In a 2017-18 survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) 84.6 million U.S. households’ have pets. That means that 68% of us have at least one pet within our homes.  There have been other surveys which convey that the vast majority of Americans consider our pets as part of the family. Read More »

ENJOYING A PEST-FREE SPRING & SUMMER

As we usher in the seasons for warmer weather, unfortunately, this also means the unwelcome visitation of fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes which can harm our beloved pets. As we know, pets can contract Lyme disease from ticks, heartworm disease from mosquitos, and typhus from fleas. Of course, the first line of defense again these parasites is prevention, but we pet parents must also take a proactive approach for the health of our four-legged friends as well as humans who live in our households. Read More »

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GIFTING YOURSELF WITH THE BEST HOLIDAY PRESENT – A NEW DOG!

Don’t all our hearts melt a little at the thought of unveiling from the last beautifully wrapped box under the tree a perfect puppy with a big red bow – an idyllic and already loved member of the family - Well, this image works in a thirty-second commercial, but not in the real world. Read More »

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Back to School

Unfortunately, it is time to wave goodbye to summer and greet the back-to-school and a quickly approaching autumn season. No doubt, as kids are at school, they will miss their beloved pets and visa-Versa.  Read More »

CANINE’S HELPING KIDS – AT SCHOOL AND BEYOND

For K-12 students, back-to-school means continuing their education as well as building social and behavioral skills through interaction with their peers and teachers.  Unfortunately, this school year in this midst of the COVID-19 pandemic looks very different this year.  Most students have to get used to the ‘new normal’ of virtual education, which poses challenges both socially and academically. Read More »

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PARTNERING WITH YOUR PET FOR A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE

Now that we are a month into the new year, chances are a few of those resolutions you made have been broken. No worries. Instead of resolutions, we suggest some simple activities you can do throughout this year that affords you the opportunity to partner with your beloved pet. Here are our top 5 suggestions Read More »

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SENIORS ADOPTING SENIORS

In this month, where we as a nation take time to gather and give thanks, we pet parents know all too well the blessings our pets provide for us all year round. Read More »

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HALLOWEEN

We are fast approaching the night we get to dress up in scary outfits, and make it our mission to ask perfect strangers to give us candy - yes!...it’s Halloween!  And although this night can provide a lot of fun, frightening adventure (in a good way), it can prove to be a terrifying experience for your pet. Read More »

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CELEBRATING HEROES – The Four-Legged Kind!

In these uncertain times, we all owe a debt of gratitude to our courageous first responders during this COVID-19 pandemic – each one of them is a hero.  This month we would like to salute the four-legged heroes who also work tirelessly to aid humanity worldwide. Read More »

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YOUR DOG’S DENTAL HEALTH

As pet parents, our dog’s overall health means a lot to us.  However, sometimes it is easy for us to overlook the most common (and preventative) diseases that can affect our four-legged family members. We all know that diseases such as pet obesity (see our article Obesity in Dogs) are becoming all too prevalent.  However, […] Read More »

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SALUTING LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS:  DOG DAYS SEARCH & RESCUE, AND  PAW WORKS

This lifestyle issue focuses on two local non-profits who do great work here in Southern California.  Both were founded in 2014, yet they serve our communities (and the pets within them) in two diverse yet equally important ways.  We hope these stories and their noble work inspire you – as they do us – during this season of gratitude.  Happy Thanksgiving! Read More »

MEET MADISON BUTLER

We would like you to meet Madison (Madi), Butler.  This remarkable (and we do mean exceptional) eleven-year-old is our newest – and youngest – investor (of course, through her dad) in D.O.G. Pet Food.  Please check out her video, as to why she chose to become an owner in our company. Read More »

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COVID-19: HOW IT AFFECTS THE EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING OF OUR FOUR-LEGGED FAMILY MEMBERS

There has been a lot of talk about how we humans are feeling (coping) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there has been little discussion about how our emotions could, in turn, be disconcerting to our pets.  To ponder this further, D.O.G. Certified spoke with Dr. Deena Case-Pall, a consulting psychologist who works with pet owners, veterinarians, pet rescues, and animal control organizations to help we humans better understand our companion animals. Read More »

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Do Only Good Certified Pet Nutrition (D.O.G.) Announces an Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Northland Natural Pet (NNP) for the Upper Midwest Market

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California, May 14, 2019: Do Only Good Certified Pet Nutrition (D.O.G.) announced today the agreement with Northland Natural Pet (NNP), Minneapolis, MN as the exclusive distributor for the upper Midwest United States. D.O.G. produces and markets a line of single protein kibble and paté foods. NNP is the leading distributor of holistic pet products in the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. Read More »

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Do Only Good Certified Pet Nutrition (D.O.G.) Announces an Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Paws-itively Purr-ffect Nutrition (PPN) for the New England Market

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California, March 7, 2019: Do Only Good Certified Pet Nutrition (D.O.G.) announced today the agreement with Paws-itively Purr-fect Nutrition (PPN), Oxford, MA as the exclusive distributor for the New England United States. D.O.G. produces and markets a line of single protein kibble and pate foods. PPN is the premier distributor of pet products to independent pet stores in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. Read More »

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