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Pet food homework: 3 steps to a better bowl

Pet food homework: 3 steps to a better bowl

From counting carbs to doing the “adulteration math”, completing your pet food homework helps you select the best food for a “forever dog”. When Susan...
Natural remedies for your dog or cat’s gut problems

Natural remedies for your dog or cat’s gut problems

From diarrhea to appetite loss, gut problems are common in dogs and cats. Here are some natural remedies that ease symptoms and help heal...
Support canine health and aging with astaxanthin

Support canine health and aging with astaxanthin

As nature’s most powerful antioxidant, astaxanthin benefits canine endurance, aging, vision health and more. Daily antioxidants are known to support canine health in a...
Essential fatty acids for dogs and cats with arthritis

Essential fatty acids for dogs and cats with arthritis

Which essential fatty acids (EFAs) do dogs and cats need as supplements, and how do they work to help alleviate the inflammation associated with...
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...
Choosing the right curcumin supplement for your dog

Choosing the right curcumin supplement for your dog

Absorption and purity are just two factors to consider when choosing a curcumin supplement for your dog. Here’s what to look for, and what...
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...
ZIWI: Raw food meets convenience with air-dried innovation

ZIWI: Raw food meets convenience with air-dried innovation

Air drying technology locks in the goodness of this company’s raw ingredients, creating ready-serve, raw-inspired nutrition for dogs and cats. Choosing the right diet for...
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...
Black soldier fly-based dog food -- new novel protein for hypoallergenic diets

Black soldier fly-based dog food — new novel protein for hypoallergenic diets

Dog food made out of flies? Fly-based dog food is a new trend that's here to stay! Let's take a look at a few...
How to safely feed your dog a plant-based diet

How to safely feed your dog a plant-based diet

From health benefits to environmental sustainability, there are a lot of perks to plant-based diets. But can our dogs thrive without eating meat or...
ArtemiPet™ harnesses the power of an ancient herb to boost canine immunity  

ArtemiPet™ harnesses the power of an ancient herb to boost canine immunity  

This innovative company has brought an ancient immune-boosting herb called Artemisia annua into the modern pet market – and it’s working wonders. Last year was...
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...
What is limited ingredient dog food?

What is limited ingredient dog food?

You’ve heard of limited ingredient dog food -- but what is it exactly, and is it right for your canine companion? Limited ingredient dog foods...
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...
Black soldier fly-based dog food -- new novel protein for hypoallergenic diets

Black soldier fly-based dog food — new novel protein for hypoallergenic diets

Black soldier fly larvae protein is a new ingredient found in hypoallergenic dog foods -- and it's generating a lot of buzz. Nowadays, we have...
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...
Why your dog should eat fruits and veggies

Why your dog should eat fruits and veggies

Most people think of dogs as meat-eaters -- and of course meat needs to make up a large percentage of their diet. But fruit...
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...
Is your rescue dog too thin?

Is your rescue dog too thin?

There’s lots of info out there about helping heavy dogs lose weight -- but what about those that are too thin? Some dogs, especially...
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...
7 mushrooms you can share with your dog

7 mushrooms you can share with your dog

For a powerhouse of healing nutrition, mushrooms can’t be beat. Find out which varieties are good for your dog, and try the recipes! Mushrooms are...
Top 10 foods for your dog’s skin and coat

Top 10 foods for your dog’s skin and coat

Keep your canine companion's skin and coat healthy with these power-packed whole foods. Your dog’s skin and hair health doesn’t depend solely on external...
Cooling and warming foods for your dog

Cooling and warming foods for your dog

Enhance the health and well-being of your canine companion with these cooling and warming foods. Have you ever heard people talk about “cooling” or “warming”...
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...
Choosing the perfect dog treats

Choosing the perfect dog treats

How to find the best brand of dog treats for your best friend! Anyone buying dog treats at their neighborhood store or online could easily...
Microalgae – a “green food” that’s good for your dog

Microalgae – a “green food” that’s good for your dog

Discover how AFA microalgae can benefit the health of your canine companion. For the past several decades, people have been enthralled by the “green foods”...
Feeding your dog’s nervous system

Feeding your dog’s nervous system

Many things can affect the health and function of your dog’s nervous system. Good nutrition helps ensure it does its job properly.  When you think...