We love puppies. That’s why we don’t sell them. I read the most gut-wrenching article about puppy mills in The Rolling Stone last month titled, “The Dog Factory: Inside the Sickening World of Puppy Mills.” The reporter, Paul Salotaroff, joined a task force from The Humane Society in a massive puppy mill raid in North Carolina. […]
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
Inflammation is a healthy and normal response the immune system uses for healing, but if not kept in check, can cause pain and more damage. For animals suffering from chronic inflammation and inflammatory diseases, we look for diets that are anti-inflammatory instead of pro-inflammatory. When is inflammation a good thing? Inflammation is a useful response […]
As the cannabis industry expands, interest in hemp and marijuana’s health benefits for pets has grown. The cannabis plant is cultivated for both hemp and marijuana harvests and hemp is already a popular material in dog toys, beds and collars. Now even more people are using CBD supplements to improve their pets’ health and well being. Good to […]
Hot summer days paired with Colorado’s dry climate means more dogs are susceptible to dehydration in the next few months. Read our tips for keeping your dog hydrated this summer. Dehydration can cause lethargy, loss of appetite, dry mouth and if not timely addressed, may deteriorate digestive, urinary and kidney health. If you suspect your […]
This is why I feed my dog fresh food (and exactly how much I spent on dog food last month.) At The Happy Beast, we believe in feeding minimally processed, whole foods and species-appropriate diets for our dogs and cats. We promote nutrition plans that benefit healthy animals and ones that compliment veterinary care in […]
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.