All About Pet Food

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

What’s your Pet Food IQ?

Think you know about dog and cat nutrition? Take our Pet Food IQ test to find out whether you are at the top of the class or need to hit the books!

Vegan Dogs – A healthy lifestyle or going against nature?

The story of a pet owner who was attacked online for posting a picture of her dog and describing her vegan dog diet has gone viral on social media. We discuss whether vegan diets are safe for dogs.

Should you make your own pet food at home?

An increasing number of pet owners are interested in cooking their pets’ food at home. We discuss what is involved in cooking for your pet and the pros and cons.

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