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Taurine toppers for cats and dogs

Taurine toppers for cats and dogs

An important amino acid, taurine is vital to your cat or dog’s health. This article explains why, and offers recipes for tasty taurine toppers...
Dry foods that are healthier for cats

Dry foods that are healthier for cats

A lot of cats are “dry food addicts” -- which is a problem if the food they’re getting is low in quality and nutritional...
Ketosis and calorie restriction improves outcome for dogs and cats with cancer

Ketosis and calorie restriction improves outcome for dogs and cats with cancer

This innovative dietary approach to cancer involves a ketogenic diet and calorie restriction to improve longevity and quality of life in dogs and cats...
Why cats have to eat meat

Why cats have to eat meat

If you’re a vegan or vegetarian, and have wondered if your cat could be too – the answer is no. Cats must have meat...
Goat milk – why it’s so good for your dog or cat

Goat milk – why it’s so good for your dog or cat

Easier to digest than cow’s milk, and packed with unique nutritional benefits, goat milk makes a healthy addition to your animal companion’s diet. Does...
Switching your cat to a raw diet?

Switching your cat to a raw diet?

Given how finicky felines can be, transitioning your kitty to a raw diet may seem overwhelming. It may take him a while to accept...
Superfoods from the sea – they’re good for your dog or cat!

Superfoods from the sea – they’re good for dogs and cats!

From dulse to wakame, sea vegetables are packed with nutrition. Try these tasty and healthy recipes on your animal companion. Did you know that...
 Omega fatty acids and how they boost pet health

Omega fatty acids and how they boost pet health

Enrich your dog or cat’s well-being, inside and out, by serving up these recipes rich in Omega fatty acids. Omega fatty acids have been making...
Organ meats — superfoods for dogs and cats

Organ meats — superfoods for dogs and cats

Packed with vital nutrients, organ meats such as liver, kidney and heart can add a rich array of health benefits to your animal’s diet....
Can a keto diet help dogs and cats with cancer?

Can a keto diet help dogs and cats with cancer?

Cancer is not only a genetic or inflammatory disease – it’s also a metabolic disease. A keto diet can starve cancer cells by targeting...

Pet food label shorthand – look for quality protein ingredients

Learn why it's important to look for a quality protein as the first ingredient when selecting a pet food for your dog or cat. Have...
Foods that make great cat treats

Foods that make great cat treats

Your fridge and pantry contain lots of cat treats... and we're not talking about the store-bought ones! Here's some human foods you can share...

5 things to look for when choosing pet treats

Indulge your pet more mindfully by selecting quality treats that support his health and the planet. The saying, “you are what you eat” is as...
Why your dog or cat needs digestive enzymes

Why your dog or cat needs digestive enzymes

Supplementing with digestive enzymes enhances the health and well-being of your canine and feline companion in many crucial ways. "Man is not nourished by...
Feeding your cat as a hunter

Feeding your cat as a hunter

As an obligate carnivore, your cat is a hunter at heart. Research that explores the intersection between their hunting and eating habits is changing...
Veggies and fruits you can share with your cat

Fruits and veggies you can share with your cat

Although cats must eat a meat-based diet in order to thrive, you can also add in some veggies and fruit for extra nutrition. Because...
treats for your cats teeth

Treats for your cat’s teeth

The right treats can help keep your cat’s teeth and gums clean and healthy – but the wrong ones can worsen her dental health....
is it time to switch your pet's food

Is it time to switch your pet’s food?

If your pet isn’t thriving on his current food, it’s time to file for a “pet food divorce” and switch to something better. Know...
probiotics for dogs and cats

Probiotics for pets – a primer

They’re not just for GI issues. Probiotics can help with a range of health problems and can also help maintain overall wellness in healthy...
why cats can't be vegetarian

Why cats can’t be vegetarian

Your cat needs a meat-based diet in order to stay healthy. Many people who choose to be vegetarian do so for ethical reasons. But...
skin problems in dogs and cats

A nutritional approach to your pet’s skin problems

Following these 7 nutritional guidelines can significantly reduce your dog or cat’s skin problems. Switching a dog or cat with skin problems to a fresh...
cannabis

Cannabis for Cats

How medical marijuana may improve your kitty’s health. Cannabis, also known as medical marijuana, remains a controversial topic. But more people are realizing how effective...
noni

Noni – a tropical fruit that’s good for dogs and cats

Noni has great potential for the treatment and possible prevention of many diseases in pets. Noni fruit is nothing short of amazing. It’s been in...
Top pet food ingredients to avoid

Top pet food ingredients to avoid

From by-products to soy to rendered fats – here are some ingredients to steer clear of when buying pet food for your dog or...
How herbs can improve your animal's joint health

How herbs can improve your animal’s joint health

Herbs go deeper than NSAIDs when it comes to alleviating the inflammation at the root of arthritis and other joint problems – and without...
feline dental

Feline dental health made simple

Cats seem prone to problems with their teeth and gums. Here’s how to help prevent these painful dental conditions. Does your cat have bad...
immunocompromised

Immunocompromised and living with your cat

If you are immunocompromised, you have a higher chance of contracting infections from your cat, but that doesn’t mean you have to get rid of...
New Year’s resolutions for a healthier cat

New Year’s resolutions for a healthier cat

Making a few New Year’s resolutions to improve your cat's lifestyle means you'll both enjoy the benefits of a fresh start! Most of us make a...
top four nutrients

4 top nutrients every animal needs

No matter what type of food you feed your dog or cat, these few specific supplements will give him important nutrients and improve his...
picky eater

Is your cat a picky eater?

Along with a check-up and the right diet, this easy acupressure session can help turn around your picky eater. If your cat is a picky...
gerd cats

GERD in cats

Even cats can suffer from acid reflux or gastro esophageal disease (GERD). As I watched our cat Cici grooming her paw, I noticed something wasn’t...
acupressure for diabetes

Feline diabetes

How diet and acupressure can help manage feline diabetes by supporting his digestion. Has your cat been diagnosed with diabetes? Don’t panic. Feline diabetes is...