All About Pet Food

The Scoop on Storing Pet Food

If you’re like most pet owners, you buy a bag of pet food, open it, and pour it into a container for storage.  But it turns out that this common practice may make your pet’s food less nutritious and potentially expose your pet to health risks.

Supermarket Surprises: Great Pet Food Options You Can Find at the Grocery Store

Good quality pet foods can be found at many retailers, including grocery and mass market stores. Here are some tips for selecting a good food no matter what your price range or favorite store.

Fiber Frustrations

Fiber can be frustrating because of the many different types and effects as well as the inaccuracy of most measurements of fiber in pet foods. We explain the common types of fiber and the ways that it can be reported in foods.

Raw cat food associated with outbreak of tuberculosis in cats

Over one hundred cats in the UK became infected with a bacteria that causes tuberculosis from eating a raw cat food

Feeding Frenzy: How Accurate Are Your Pet Food’s Feeding Directions?

Dr. Freeman discusses the accuracy of pet food label feeding directions and how to determine how much to feed your pet

Stop reading your pet food ingredient list!

We discuss red flags in your pet food ingredient list – they may not be the ones that you expect!

Organic Pet Foods: Optimal Health or Overhyped?

Are organic pet foods healthier? We review the evidence

The Problem with Pumpkin

Pumpkin is frequently recommended as a fiber supplement for pets but is it as good as it is often claimed to be?

The Reality of Pet Food Recalls

Worried about pet food recalls? Not every recall means that a company makes “bad” food – sometimes it can even be a good thing, but how do you tell the difference?

Much Ado About Therapeutic Diets

A recent lawsuit underscores the lack of understanding about therapeutic diets that can only be purchased through a veterinarian

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