5 Awesome Reasons to Feed Your Dog Dandelion… Seriously!

By Ellie Hansen You know that pesky yellow flower called the dandelion that likes to take over your lawn? Well, it turns out that this plant simply does not get the respect it deserves. Not only are dandelion flowers a great source of nourishment for honey bees, but this plant’s nutritional qualities for humans have […]


Lovable, Adoptable Pet of the Month – February

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this month’s Lovable (& Adoptable) pet is Lily! Lily is available through Rimrock Humane Society and is being fostered in Billings. Lily is 6 year old sight hound mix. Her foster mom thinks she most closely resembles an Afghan Hound. She weighs around 70 pounds. Lily is confident and […]


What are the Hansen Dogs Eating this Week?

By: Ellie Hansen I am often asked by customers “What do you feed your dogs?” I have four dogs and three of them are seniors. The truth is their meals vary from day to day, and week to week. Can you imagine eating chicken for every meal for the rest of your life? I can’t! […]


Product Highlight: AminAvast

AminAvast is one of our favorite supplements and it is often overlooked. For those pets who need it and the owners who love them, it is a blessing. AminAvast is a supplement that supports kidney function, particularly in aging pets or those with kidney disease. It is a great complement to arestricted protein diet. Although […]


Valentines Cookie Decorating and Pawprint Art

Valentine’s Day is coming up and we have a special event planned! Sunday, February 9th, come to our Shiloh location (4010 Sapphire Drive). EVERYTHING in the store will be 14% off in celebration of Valentine’s Day. You can decorate your own dog cookie from DoggieStyle Gourmet Dog Treats. Then, you and your dog can make […]


6 Ways to Determine if Your Dog is Overweight

Are you concerned about your pet’s weight? According to a 2018 clinical survey, “an estimated 56 million cats and 50 million dogs are Overweight or Obese.” (https://petobesityprevention.org/2018) Lovable Pets wants to do something about that. We’ve recently announced our 2020 Fit Fur Life Weight Loss Challenge. If you’re not sure where your dog stands, these […]


2020 Fit Fur Life Weight Loss Challenge

“In the October 2018 clinical survey, 25.7% of cats and 36.9% of dogs were classified as Overweight (body condition score (BCS) 6 to 7 on a 9-point scale). 33.8% of cats and 18.9% of dogs with Obesity (BCS 8 to 9) by their veterinary healthcare professional. That equals an estimated 56 million cats and 50 […]


Why Probiotics Can Benefit Every Dog at Any Age

By: Ellie Hansen Over the years I have come to view probiotics as my own personal army against illness. If I keep my army healthy and happy, then they will help defend my body against hostile marauders such as bad bacteria, harmful viruses, and injurious parasites. The same goes for my dogs and yours, too. […]


Lovable (& Adoptable) Pet of the Month – December 2019

Most of you know that this month we’re collecting donations for a wonderful senior dog rescue – Tails as Old as Time. If you haven’t heard, the full details can be found here. We thought it only appropriate to feature one of their dogs as December’s Lovable (& Adoptable) Pet of the Month! Sparky is […]


Interview with Blue Creek Canine’s Camilla McCullough

For a fairly small city, Billings is blessed to have a pretty amazing dog community. There are wonderful stores, vets, and trainers in our area. Recently, Lovable Pets staff member Tara Dickerson got the opportunity to sit down with Camilla McCullough from Blue Creek Canine dog training to talk to her about life with dogs, […]