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Feeding your pet for optimal dental health

Good nutrition, along with the right forms of food, can go a long way to improving your dog or cat's dental health. Dental health is...

Supporting your pet’s gut health

Find out why the state of your dog or cat’s microbiome is so important to his overall health, and how proper nutrition can help...

5 pet food ingredients for a healthy skin and coat

There are many superpower ingredients on the market today. Let’s unpack five that are known to support the health of your pets’ skin and...

Nutritional review and analysis of Essence Pet Foods

Learn more about Essence Pet Foods, an up-and-coming brand that checks all the boxes. With so many pet food options on the market today,...

How your pet’s gut health affects his immune system

Dogs and cats don’t “catch colds” like humans, but their immune systems are still incredibly important. Keep your animal companions healthy by focusing on...

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...

Are you buying the right dog food?

You might think you’re buying the right dog food… but are you sure? Use this checklist to see if Fido’s diet is as good...

What to do if you suspect your pet has a food...

Is your pet suffering from itchy skin, bloating or gas? He might have a food sensitivity! Read on to learn about some common symptoms...

Feeding your active dog – what you need to know

Your active dog has unique nutritional requirements, and it’s your job to make sure those needs are met! There’s nothing more enjoyable than sharing your...

Common supplements for dogs and cats

A look at some of the most common supplements for dogs and cats and how to select the right ones for your animal companions. Even...

All about rotational feeding for dogs

Learn more about the practice of rotational feeding and whether or not it’s a good fit for your canine companion. You may have read about...

Understanding the importance of taurine and L-carnitine for dogs

A look at the health benefits of taurine and L-carnitine, and why they're added to dog food. As pet parents, we understand the long-term...

Exploring alternate diet options for your dog

Alternate diet options for canines abound! But if you’re planning to switch up your dog’s food, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons...

Understanding the role of protein in dog food

A look at the role protein plays in your canine’s diet, and what you can do to ensure he’s getting enough of it! We know...

Everything you need to know about kibble toppers

Have you considered adding a kibble topper to your pet’s regular meals? Here’s why you should! At first glance, kibble toppers might seem like a...

Easy ways to prevent common health issues in senior dogs

There’s a few health issues that many older dogs have in common. But that doesn’t mean you can’t take steps toward prevention! Did you...

Do grain-free diets really cause canine heart disease?

While the recent headlines may sound alarming, the connection between grain-free dog foods and heart disease isn’t as clear-cut as many believe. You’ve probably...

The Rockster

From starving on the streets of Italy to inspiring his own line of dog food, The Rockster’s rags-to-riches story is a true testament to...

How the NASC is protecting animal health, one supplement company at...

The National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) is improving and standardizing the animal supplement industry by awarding their Quality Seal to companies that meet their...

How Pureluxe™ is leading the way to a more transparent pet...

Pureluxe™ is changing the pet industry landscape one bag of food at a time by focusing on transparency — and urging competitors to do...

How your dog’s gut health is affected by the adrenal glands

Believe it or not, stress can negatively impact your dog’s gut health. Here’s how gaining a better understanding of his adrenal glands can help...

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?

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 parents may lose the right to feed their pets a...

The FDA, AAFCO and participating states are seeking to remove raw food from the pet market despite scientifically-proven benefits of these minimally processed foods....

Top 4 nutrition tips for senior dogs

Help your senior dog stay healthy and live long by feeding him right and keeping his weight down. If you have a senior dog,...

How much animal protein does my pet actually need?

Your dog’s protein requirements depend on a variety of factors. Learn how to shut out all the mixed information surrounding vegan pet food and...

Take a bite out of your dog’s food allergies with an...

If your dog is itching, scratching and has GI symptoms such as diarrhea, he may have a food allergy. An elimination diet is one...

How your pet’s food can help keep him hydrated

Certain pet foods are more hydrating than others. Learn what to look for to ensure your animal companion is getting the right amount of...

Could your pet’s diet be affecting his heart health?

Ongoing research is shedding light on the potential link between diet and heart disease in pets. Here’s what we know, and why you should...

Exercise – it’s more important than ever

The number of overweight animals continues to rise, and along with it comes an increase in obesity-related diseases such as diabetes, joint problems and...

Finding quality sources of fiber for your pet

Certain sources of fiber such as Miscanthus grass are more nutritionally beneficial for your pet than low-quality alternatives. Here's why fiber is important to...

4 steps to a happy, healthy “low maintenance” dog

These four simple tips will help ensure your life with your dog is as joyful, rewarding and “low maintenance” as possible. Studies show that...