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Dr. Freeman featured in NBC News story on DCM

Dr. Freeman was recently interviewed for an NBC News story on dilated cardiomyopathy and its link to diet

Pondering Pet Protein: How much protein should my pet get?

The type and amount of protein are common marketing strategies for commercial pet foods. How do you know if your pet is getting enough?

Pet Food Decisions: How Do You Pick Your Pet’s Food?

Owners are passionate about their pets’ nutrition, but often make mistakes because of the confusing and often conflicting information. Find out how to use your passion responsibly to make the best decisions about your pet’s diet.

How do I switch my pet’s food?

We have previously talked about all the reasons your pet could need a diet change, but we rarely discuss the next steps! You have your pet’s new food picked out, but now what?

Fiber Frustrations

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 that it can be reported in foods.

Think Twice: Reasons to Avoid a Home-cooked Diet

Considering a home-cooked diet or already feeding one? They may not always be in your pet’s best interest. Make sure you are avoiding common pitfalls and are feeding the best diet for your pet’s situation

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Clinical Nutrition Team, Heinze, Freeman and LinderAs you’re on this website right now, we can assume that you love pets and likely have a special dog or cat (or many) in your life. We love them, too! And not only do we love the pets, we also love their people, and you are our reason for making this site.

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