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Natural Nutrition means feeding your pet a diet based on whole and natural ingredients. Diet plays a big role in maintaining your companion’s overall wellness. As one of our Pillars of Animal Wellness, Natural Nutrition ensures the best diet for your furry friend, so it’s important to learn more about healthy dog and cat foods!

Rate your dog's food!

Rate your dog’s food!

How does your dog’s food rate in terms of good nutrition? Use this scoring system to help you make the best dietary choices for...
are seeds good for your dog?

Is it okay for my dog to eat seeds?

Many of the culinary seeds we incorporate into our own diets – including flax, chia, pumpkin and sunflower – are also healthy choices for...
why cats shouldn't drink milk

Why cats shouldn’t drink milk

People have been giving milk to their cats for as long as most of us can remember – but the truth is, it isn’t...
cancer

Top 5 canine cancer prevention tips

Cancer is a common disease in dogs, but here’s how you can significantly reduce your companion’s risk of becoming another statistic. Did you know your dog...

Cancer-fighting foods you can share with your dog

From colorful fruits and vegetables to mushrooms and seaweed, these amazing cancer-fighting foods are packed full of nutrients. Cancer is an increasingly common health problem...
fruit and veggie mix for your dog

Add this simple fruit and veggie mix to your dog’s diet

Whether you home-prepare your dog’s food, or give him a premium packaged or raw frozen diet, this easy-to-make veggie and fruit mix will add...
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...
choosing quality pet food for your dog or cat

Choosing quality pet food for your dog or cat

Making optimal dietary choices for your pet is crucial to his health, happiness and longevity. The key is to look for the best quality...
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...
understanding pet food labels

Reading and understanding pet food labels

Make healthier and more informed pet food choices for your dog or cat by learning how to read and interpret pet food labels.  Trying to...
dog treats

8 human foods that make good dog treats

We all love to treat our dogs, but it’s important to make sure we’re giving them something that’s healthy and low-cal as well as...
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...
Mint – an herb you can share with your dog

Mint – an herb you can share with your dog

It doesn’t just flavor food or freshen breath – mint offers a range of nutritional and health benefits that can boost your dog’s wellness.  Mint...
dental issues

Feeding your cat to prevent dental issues

Periodontal disease is extremely common in cats, but the good news is that a healthy diet can help prevent it. Periodontal disease is one of...
supplement

Important Supplements for Cats

 Probiotics, fiber and Omega fatty acids are among the top supplemental nutrients that can benefit a cat’s health. A healthy cat starts with a healthy...
dog's teeth

4 Natural Ways To Keep Your Dog’s Teeth Clean

Brushing a dog’s teeth can be a challenge if he’s not one of the few “co-operative angels” who don’t mind having their mouths touched....
Is your dog or cat getting the right amount of calcium?

Is your dog or cat getting the right amount of calcium?

Homemade diets are popular with a lot of pet owners. But when you’re developing your dog or cat’s menu, you need to ensure he’s...

DentaDish — this slow feeder helps keep your dog’s teeth clean

Good dental health is essential for your dog’s overall health and well-being. Some degree of dental disease affects eight out of ten dogs before they’re...

Holiday Turkey Recipes For Your Dog Or Cat

Share the festive season with your pet by making him these healthy low-fat turkey treats. For many families, holiday dinners wouldn’t be complete without turkey....

Hugs & kisses woofles recipe

The most important ingredient in this recipe is love! Ingredients 4 cups whole grain flour (e.g. oat, spelt or a combination) ½ cup oatmeal 1...
fermented foods for dogs

Fermented foods for dogs!

From borscht to kefir, fermented foods are packed with nutritional benefits you can share with your dog. Fermented foods are nutritional powerhouses for both people...
pumpkin cranberry muffins

Pumpkin cranberry muffins for dogs

Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without cranberries and pumpkin. Not only are these foods full of flavor, but they’re also good for you and your dog...
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...
superfruits for your dog

Top 6 superfruits for your dog

From acai berries to wolfberries, these healing superfruits offer as many health benefits to your dog as they do to you. Superfruits are so densely...
garlic dogs

Is garlic safe for dogs?

The answer is yes! Find out why garlic has received such a bad rap, and how it can actually benefit your pet’s health. Garlic has...
diet and behaviors

Unwanted behaviors and nutrition

Find out how certain dietary nutrients and calming supplements may curb aggression, anxiety and other unwanted behaviors in dogs. Did you know that nutrition plays...
Top training treats for dogs.

Top training treats for your dog

Training treats need to be bite-sized, convenient, and easy to carry and handle. They should also be healthy and nutritious -- and not contribute to...
Sprouts – they’re good for dogs and cats too!

Sprouts – they’re good for dogs and cats too!

Sprouts are mini-powerhouses of nutrition, and they’re just as good for your dog or cat as they are for you. Instead of whole grains...
dental health enzymes

Foods for your dog’s dental health

What you feed him has a profound effect on his dental wellness. These 11 foods can help support strong teeth and gums. Strong teeth...
new year's resolutions

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...
Feeding your dog from a TCVM perspective

Feeding your dog from a TCVM perspective

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) teaches that foods affect the body in multiple ways. Feeding your dog using this approach can enhance his well-being. Food...