Danielle Braff

Danielle Braff

Danielle is a freelance writer who loves taking walks with her 4-year-old cocker spaniel, whom she drags around Chicago multiple times a day. She and her husband also have two cats and two daughters.

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5 Things You Need to Know About GMOs Before Feeding Your Dog

5 Things You Need to Know About GMOs Before Feeding Your Dog


GMOs have been a hotly debated human food topic ever since genetically modified foods were introduced in the 1990s. But it’s also become a controversial issue in the dog food world for the same reason: government regulation of these foods varies so much, it makes us wonder if we really should be feeding our pups those altered ingredients. We

How to Prevent the Dreaded Pup Car Sickness

How to Prevent the Dreaded Pup Car Sickness


You’re psyched to hit the road this summer, but your pup might not be so thrilled if he’s throwing up in the backseat! About 7 million dogs suffer from motion sickness, according to a recent study, but only a quarter get treated for it. Like humans, some dogs get a disconnection between what their body’s sensory and

The Lowdown on a Vegetarian Diet for Dogs

The Lowdown on a Vegetarian Diet for Dogs


There’s no denying that vegetables are great for canines. (We’re big fans of peas as a natural source of fiber for pups!) And if you’re a vegetarian yourself, you might feel weird about dishing out meat on a daily basis. But can a plant-based diet really fulfill all of their nutritional needs?

Dogs are omnivores, so they

6 Common Myths About Microchipping Your Pup

6 Common Myths About Microchipping Your Pup

You have a custom collar for your pup and you watch him on a pet cam all day long, so obviously you’re going to do everything humanly possible to prevent them from getting lost! Whether you already made the decision to get a microchip or you’re contemplating doing it, we're clearing up a few of the common misconceptions

Why Your Pup Is Barking (and What You Can Do About It)

Why Your Pup Is Barking (and What You Can Do About It)

As much as you swear they’re going to open their mouth and say something one day—there are only a few ways pups can verbally communicate with us. Barking is a big one! Unfortunately for us humans, there are so many translations, it can be hard to interpret them sometimes (and even harder to make them stop—like when