Trending Topics in Pet Nutrition
September 19, 2023
Stalk About Nutritious: It’s Corn!
While corn is often vilified as a pet food ingredient, it is nutritious and easily digested by both dogs and cats and rarely causes allergies. As such, it is not an ingredient that most pets need to avoid in their diet.
July 12, 2023
AI Pet Nutrition Cage Match: Bard vs Bing vs ChatGPT
AI chatbots have been garnering a lot of media attention lately, with people using them for everything from writing cover letters, to essays to outlines of presentations, as well as for entertainment. We put the three best known chatbots to the test by asking them all to help us find the best dog food.
June 21, 2023
What’s in a name? What is a Board Certified Veterinary Nutritionist and why does it matter?
We know that many pet owners are desperate for accurate, trustworthy information about how to feed their pets, whether they’re healthy or if they have a medical condition. However, even knowing who to talk to about your pet’s nutrition can be confusing! Learn more about Board Certified Veterinary Nutritionists and an easier way to find one.
March 31, 2023
What Nutritionists Wish You Knew: 5 Homecooked Diet Mistakes & Misconceptions
Home-cooking for pets can be complex and there are a number of common misconceptions and mistakes that often come up in the days and weeks after a home-cooked meal plan is started. By reviewing common issues, we hope that we can reduce their frequency!
March 6, 2023
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!
February 7, 2023
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
November 20, 2022
Dramatic changes to pet food labels proposed by AAFCO
The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) recently released the latest version of some dramatic proposed changes to pet food labels and held a short period of public comment. We review some of the biggest proposed changes and provide our commentary.
June 27, 2022
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!