The Best Food for Your Pet
May 28, 2019
Asking the Right Questions to Make Informed Decisions about Pet Foods
We’re big fans of the WSAVA guidelines for selecting pet foods and there is a new online tool from the Pet Nutrition Alliance that allows you to see answers from pet food manufacturers to some of the questions WSAVA recommends asking about your pet’s food
June 4, 2018
A broken heart: Risk of heart disease in boutique or grain-free diets and exotic ingredients
A recent increase in heart disease in dogs eating certain types of diets may shed light on the role of diet in causing heart disease. It appears that diet may be increasing dogs’ risk for heart disease because owners have fallen victim to the many myths and misperceptions about pet food.
May 15, 2017
Alligator, wild boar, ostrich – oh my!
Exotic proteins like ostrich, kangaroo, wild boar and alligator are all the rage right now, but are diets containing these ingredients helping your pet or merely hurting your wallet?
February 24, 2017
Confused About What to Feed Your Large Breed Puppy? New Rules May Help!
The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) has created new guidelines to help you better chose a diet for large breed puppies.
December 19, 2016
Questions You Should Be Asking About Your Pet’s Food
How can you tell about the quality and nutritional expertise of a pet food company? Here are some questions savvy owners should ask companies to select the best possible food for their pets.
October 3, 2016
Premium pet foods – are they worth the premium price?
Are premium pet foods worth the premium price, or can you save money without compromising your pet’s health? We discuss what premiumization means for pet food and why premium foods may not always be the best nutritional value.
July 21, 2016
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.