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,...
Cats, especially overweight ones, can develop a severe liver disease called hepatic lipidosis if they don't eat enough calories for days to weeks. As a lack of nutrients is the cause of this condition, aggressive...
November 16, 2020
Many health conditions can result in pets who cannot or will not eat enough calories to maintain weight or will not eat foods that are best for their health conditions. Placement of a feeding tube...
July 13, 2020
Older pets can suffer from Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome, which is similar to dementia in people. While the disease is irreversible, some nutritional alterations have been shown to help affected pets
May 11, 2020
Two recently published studies suggest that blood and saliva testing should not be used for the diagnosis of food allergies in dogs.
March 06, 2020
The type and amount of protein are common marketing strategies for commercial pet foods. How do you know if your pet is getting enough?
December 30, 2019
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...
November 04, 2019
Many pets may have mild gastrointestinal signs with diet changes or related to being fed certain diets, supplements, or treats. Once major medical issues are ruled out, here's a step-by-step plan to get to the...
September 25, 2019
Over one hundred cats in the UK became infected with a bacteria that causes tuberculosis from eating a raw cat food
July 30, 2019
Price per can or pound of dry food is not the most accurate way to compare pet food prices. We help you figure out how much your pet food is really costing