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 food safety practices...
While good nutrition is important for all dogs, it's especially critical for growing puppies due to their special nutritional needs. Therefore, you'll want to be sure you're selecting best food for your new family member.
Follow this step-by-step guide to make sure you're feeding the best possible food to your puppy....
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....
I often hear from pet owners, breeders, and even veterinarians about how they’ve selected a particular pet food based on the food’s guaranteed analysis. The “guaranteed analysis” is required information on all dog and cat food labels and sounds very official and scientific. While the guaranteed analysis does provide a tiny bit of information, in reality, it’s not very useful. ...
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. ...
What our pets eat has an important impact on their overall health, but it’s not just what they’re eating now. What our pets ate as puppies and kittens - and even what their mother ate - may increase or decrease their risk of diseases later in life....
What's the best diet to feed when your pet has more than one disease? Many dogs or cats have more than one health condition that may benefit from nutritional changes, and this makes selection of an optimal diet even more complicated. ...