While we want pets to have a nice, shiny coat, having a shiny coat does not always mean the diet is best for your pet, since high fat diets, even if they are not good quality ones, will typically give pets a shiny coat. However, in addition to the absolute fat content, here are some other components of a pet’s diet that can help in skin and coat conditions....
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...
Should your pet be eating "human grade" food? We discuss what the term human grade means as applied to pet food...
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....
The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) has created new guidelines to help you better chose a diet for large breed puppies....
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....
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. ...