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What are these numbers? Nutrition Math 101

...complete and balanced pet foods (but not necessarily all treats) will have calories on the back of the package by weight (kilocalories per kilogram) and volume (kilocalories per cup or...


Don’t be bothered by by-products

...foods. By-products (mainly organ meats and entrails) often provide more nutrients than muscle meats on a per-weight basis and are important components (and even delicacies) of human diets in other...


Diet-Associated DCM: Research Update

...glucose tolerance, body weight, cardiovascular function, and blood parameters in dogs after 7 days of feeding: Comparison with commercial diets with normal vs. high protein. Front Vet Sci 2021: https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2021.653771....


Top Five Nutrition Mistakes Pet Owners Make

...feeding their pet! There are some fancy equations that can be used to calculate each pet’s needs based on their body weight, but there’s also a math-free version to figuring...


Stop reading your pet food ingredient list!

...order of weight) but it’s also used as a powerful form of marketing to pet owners. Namely, manufacturers include ingredients that will appeal to pet owners but probably don’t provide...


FAQs

...the FAQs about home-cooked diets. Is your sick pet unwilling or unable to eat enough food to maintain body weight? Has your veterinarian recommended you consider a feeding tube? Learn...