Pet Nutrition Basics
November 4, 2019
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.
June 10, 2019
Make “Cents” of Your Pet Food Budget by Calculating Pet Food Costs
Price per can or pound of dry food is not the most accurate way to compare pet food prices. We help you figure out how much your pet food is really costing
December 18, 2018
Cats are not Small Dogs: Unique Nutritional Needs of Cats
Different from dogs, who are omnivores (meaning they are designed to eat a combination of animal and plant foods), cats are carnivores and have unique metabolism compared to many other domestic animals.
November 16, 2018
When Less is More: Sensible Use of Supplements
Even if the dietary supplements you are giving your pet are high quality and safe, using multiple products increases the risk to your pet
April 28, 2018
The A-B-C’s of Vitamin C
Vitamin C is a nutrient we associate with helping the immune system and fighting off colds and keeping people healthy, but is this the same for dogs and cats? Let’s look at the A-B-C’s of vitamin C in pets.
April 2, 2018
The Skinny on Fat: Part 2 – Essential fatty acids and inflammation
In the second part of a 2-part series on fat, we discuss the different types of fat and how they affect inflammation and health
March 15, 2018
The Skinny on Fat: Part 1 – The Basics
There is a lot of confusion regarding fat in pet foods. In this two-part series, we will explain what types of fat your pet needs and what health conditions may benefit from more or less fat
August 7, 2017
Pet Food Calculator: Comparing nutrient levels between two pet foods
Frustrated by trying to compare nutrients between different foods? Try our convenient calculator so you can more accurately compare the amount of a nutrient in canned and dry pet foods and treats.
August 1, 2017
You Are What You Eat – Providing a Good Diet History
It’s important to be able to provide your veterinary care team with detailed information about what you feed your pet so that they can make the best recommendations for your pet. Here are the things that are important, and not important, to include in a thorough diet history for your pet.