There is no such thing as “AAFCO-approved” or “AAFCO-certified” pet foods! ...
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...
What's the best food temperature to keep your cat eating well? A new study provides some answers....
Preservatives are essential ingredients in some forms of pet foods but they are surrounded by a great deal of misinformation. ...
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....
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....
I often hear from pet owners, breeders, and even veterinarians about how they’ve selected a particular pet food based on the food’s guaranteed analysis. The “guaranteed analysis” is required information on all dog and cat food labels and sounds very official and scientific. While the guaranteed analysis does provide a tiny bit of information, in reality, it’s not very useful. ...
If you’re like most pet owners, you buy a bag of pet food, open it, and pour it into a container for storage. But it turns out that this common practice may make your pet’s food less nutritious and potentially expose your pet to health risks....
What's the best diet to feed when your pet has more than one disease? Many dogs or cats have more than one health condition that may benefit from nutritional changes, and this makes selection of an optimal diet even more complicated. ...
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. ...