The type of your cat food - wet, dry, fresh, or raw - not to mention the brand, can make a dramatic differences in what you will pay to feed your cat. We compare daily...
Pet food costs are particularly relevant right now, when the costs of many consumer goods have increased rapidly in the last year, leaving many of us paying more for our food as well as that...
March 21, 2022
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Pet owners do not always have an accurate perception of the human risk of foodborne illness from raw meat diets. A recent study highlights the gap between pet owner's perceptions of their risk and their...
January 17, 2022
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Minerals in pet food can come from the main ingredients or be added as concentrated inorganic or chelated supplements. We review the differences in these sources so that pet owners can better understand the ingredients...
November 08, 2021
The determination of the amount of carbohydrate in pet foods is more complicated than most pet owners realize. We review how carbohydrate is "measured" in pet food and the limitations of this process.
September 27, 2021
There is a lot of confusing and contradictory information out there about feeding carbohydrate to pets. We review the science of how dogs and cats utilize dietary carbohydrate.
July 07, 2021
Pet food-associated illness or "food poisoning" is rare in pets but can cause serious illness. We review some situations that should raise your suspicion for food-associated illness and the steps you should take to figure...
May 24, 2021
Some pets eat way too quickly and this can result in health issues. We cover some tips for slowing down the food gulper in your life!
March 23, 2021
A recent study compared nutrient levels in cat foods marketed for senior cats versus those marketed for adult cats - we discuss their findings and the implications for feeding older cats.
January 18, 2021
Pancreatitis is a common condition in both dogs and cats. Diet can be associated with the development of pancreatitis in dogs and an important part of treatment. Cats with pancreatitis are less responsive to diet,...