Trending Topics in Pet Nutrition

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

Raw cat food associated with outbreak of tuberculosis in cats

Over one hundred cats in the UK became infected with a bacteria that causes tuberculosis from eating a raw cat food

Dr. Heinze talks vegetarian pets with The Washington Post

Dr. Heinze recently was interviewed by The Washington Post for an article about feeding pets vegetarian diets

Asking the Right Questions to Make Informed Decisions about Pet Foods

We’re big fans of the WSAVA guidelines for selecting pet foods and there is a new online tool from the Pet Nutrition Alliance that allows you to see answers from pet food manufacturers to some of the questions WSAVA recommends asking about your pet’s food

Research Review: A Simple Step for Extending Your Dog’s Life

A new study confirms results from a previous study that keeping dogs lean for life increases lifespan

Stop reading your pet food ingredient list!

We discuss red flags in your pet food ingredient list – they may not be the ones that you expect!

Human Grade: Should pets eat the same food that we do?

Should your pet be eating “human grade” food? We discuss what the term human grade means as applied to pet food

It’s Not Just Grain-Free: An Update on Diet-Associated Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Dr. Freeman provides an update on diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs

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

The Dangers Lurking in Your Halloween Candy

Did you know that some of your favorite Halloween treats could be dangerous or even deadly to your dog?

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