Dear Dogster reader,
Almost two years ago, we invested numerous resources and rebuilt the Dogster community. With new hardware, software and personnel, we did our best to satisfy the many users who shared their thoughts, pictures, questions, and love for and of their pets with us and friends. It was a thriving community with many users. We hoped, however, there would be more like you.
Times and habits have changed and we are sad to announce that the Dogster community will be closing down on July 20, 2019.
Dogster magazine, www.dogster.com and the associated social media sites are NOT shutting down. We encourage you to continue reading the content found in the pages of the magazine and the web sites, commenting through the mechanisms provided and sharing your ideas and comments with us and your fellow readers.
Instructions for accessing pet profiles were shared with everyone in 2017. The instructions can be found within the forum. AFTER JULY 20TH, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS CONTENT. And, effective immediately, we are no longer able to answer questions about the community.
Thank you for your support and we look forward to serving you through our magazine and website.
well tomorrow I finally get my first dog, a bichon Frise as emotional support dog. I'm no longer calling him Buddy, his name is Flynn. I have him registered, microchipped, vaccinated etc. I'll be getting pet insurance too but need your advice. I wanna make Flynn as happy, loved and healthy etc as I can't. Since fluoride caused my brain tumor I'll give him the same loss fluoride water I drink/cook with and would like to keep processed dog feed/nuts etc to a bare minimum by cooking his meals from scratch and storing in bulk in big American fridge freezer. I was told by a new friend that's a vet and bichon owner to feed him the same as me ie potatoes, veg, rice/pasta and a meat eg fish fingers. Is this correct? I'm just cautious as I'm a new "DADDY" lol. Any cheap, healthy, home cooked recipes for him to replace processed dry dog food. For example, tonight I'll be making myself homemade corned beef hash consisting of. Cooked, canned corned beef mashed with potatoes and low fat spread, topped with grated cheese and cooked in oven. Will that suit both me and him? The guy selling 9 week old Flynn to me is giving a bag of kibble food so I'll use that up first before exercising my culinary canine skills😝😊🐶 thanks