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11 herbs that are good for dogs – both inside and out

11 herbs that are good for dogs – both inside and out

Herbs add a lot to your dog’s well-being, whether they’re included in his diet or used for healing and well-being. These 11 herbs are...
The unlikely history of commercial pet food

The unlikely history of commercial pet food

Commercial pet food was invented with convenience and profit in mind, not the health of dogs and cats. Luckily, the more recent movement back...
Decoding pet food marketing jargon

Decoding pet food marketing jargon

A look at some common marketing terms used on pet food labels and what they mean! Along with attractive graphics, pet food labels usually employ...
“Trust but verify” when selecting supplements for your dog or cat

“Trust but verify” when selecting supplements for your dog or cat

Finding answers to some simple questions can make product selection much easier. Supplements can play a key role in helping your dog or cat live...
How a raw diet can prevent FLUTD in your cat

How a raw diet can prevent FLUTD in your cat

Lower urinary tract disease is one of the most common conditions affecting felines. Ridding your cat of FLUTD may be as simple as switching...
Tackling your dog or cat’s skin problems with nutrition and supplements

Tackling your dog or cat’s skin problems with nutrition and supplements

Resolving allergies and other skin problems in your dog or cat involves much more than just stopping the itch. It also means getting to...
When your dog or cat loses her appetite

10 reasons why dogs and cats lose their appetite

Inappetence can have many underlying causes, from physical to behavioral. Here are some common reasons your dog or cat may lose her appetite, along...
Novel proteins for your dog or cat

Novel proteins for your dog or cat

From boar to yak, novel protein sources offer variety to your dog or cat’s diet, help with allergies, and widen your options in a...
Why it's important to support your dog or cat's gut microbiome

Why it’s important to support your dog or cat’s gut microbiome

Keeping your pet's GI tract healthy by supporting her gut microbiome is so important. Here's how the right supplements can help! In dogs and cats...
Home-preparing pet food – what you need to know

Home-preparing pet food – what you need to know

Thanks to animal cookbooks and internet recipes, home-preparing food for your dog or cat has never been more accessible. But making sure he’s getting...
Understanding pet food labels

Understanding pet food labels

Ensuring that your dog or cat is eating a healthy diet involves more than just switching brands. It means being a pet food label...
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...