Pets With Health Problems

What’s the Best Diet for Dogs with Chronic Diarrhea?

Chronic diarrhea is one of the most frustrating medical conditions for both dog owners and veterinarians (and especially for us veterinary nutritionists!) However, while it can be challenging to find the optimal diet for a dog with chronic diarrhea, it’s worth the extra effort!

Diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy: The cause is not yet known but it hasn’t gone away

A new FDA update provides more information on diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). While the specific cause is not yet known, the problem hasn’t gone away

Too hot? Too cold? Keeping your pet’s food temperature just right

What’s the best food temperature to keep your cat eating well? A new study provides some answers.

What Treats Can I Give my Dog with Calcium Oxalate Stones?

It’s best to give no treats, but if treats are important or necessary, we have provided some options and strategies for dogs with a history of calcium oxalate stones.

Test your Nutrition Know-How for Cats with Kidney Disease

How confident are you in your knowledge of how to best feed cats with chronic kidney disease? Take our quiz to find out whether your confidence is well-placed!

Think Your Pet has a Food Allergy? Eliminating Mistakes in Elimination Diet Trials

Although food allergies are uncommon in dogs and cats, the only way to diagnose them is with an elimination diet trial. Learn tips to avoid common mistakes and to plan a successful elimination diet trial.

Does My Pet Need a ‘Bland Diet’?

Often when pets, especially dogs, have an episode of vomiting or diarrhea, families ask me about feeding their pets some form of “bland” diet until they’re feeling better. However, the nutritional needs of pets with an upset stomach can get complicated and the word “bland” can mean many things.

Diet-Associated DCM: Research Update

Recently published research studies are shedding light on diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs.

Stomaching the Problem: Could Your Pet Have Bilious Vomiting Syndrome?

Bilious vomiting syndrome is a term sometimes used to describe a condition where dogs vomit yellow fluid or froth but not food after not eating for a long period of time (which for most dogs is typically early in the morning after not eating overnight).

Out of options? What to do if your pet’s food is out of stock

COVID-19 has caused turmoil in people’s lives this past year, but it has also had an impact on our pets’ lives, most recently because of some pet foods being temporarily out of stock. Here are some thoughts on ways to prevent running out and what to do if you do end up in that situation.

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