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What should your dog and cat eat?

Learn how a species appropriate diet can help you make an educated decision about what your pet should eat. Dogs have been man’s best friend...

4 questions every pet parent should ask about the ingredients in...

Just like with human food, responsible sourcing practices matter! Here’s what you should be asking about the ingredients in your pet’s food. Henry Ford said, “Quality...

Get the scoop on air-dried pet food!

What is air-dried pet food and why is it so popular? Let’s take a closer look at this healthy option and how it’s helping...

Are superfoods worth the hype?

How do we know if a superfood is really “super” or just marketing fluff? As more dog and cat guardians embrace wellness and healthier eating,...

Clay in pet food?

A look at how montmorillonite clay adds benefits to dog and cat diets. Adding clay to pet food may seem odd. But did you know...

Diet and diabetes in dogs – is there a connection?

Poor nutrition contributes to premature aging and degenerative conditions that can lead to the development of diabetes in dogs. Here’s why, and how an...

Want to switch your dog or cat to a raw diet?

Raw diets have been fed for decades, but their popularity has risen significantly in recent years. If you’re considering switching your own dog or...

Chicken Soup for the Soul Pet Food was inspired by pet...

A lot of heart – and soul – goes into this natural, healthy pet food. Chicken Soup for the Soul has become a household...

Enhancing your pet’s kibble-based diet

While many pet kibbles are improving in quality, it’s never a bad idea to add some extra nutritional value and variety to these foods....

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...

What you need to know about natural prebiotics for cats

Uncovering what you need to know about prebiotics, including which ones may be best for your cat and why they need them in the...

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...

Pet diarrhea: how to help your dog or cat

A look at what might be causing diarrhea in your pet, and what you can do to settle her upset tummy! It can be...

Immune support supplements for your dog or cat

A stressed or overworked immune system can result in a number of preventable health issues. To keep your dog or cat in good health,...

Mineral deficiencies and chronic illness in dogs

Mineral deficiencies are some of the most easily preventable underlying causes of chronic illness in dogs. Here’s how ancient minerals can bridge the gap. After...

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...

What you need to know about digestive supplements for dogs

Could your dog benefit from some digestive supplements? Here’s why they’re worth considering! Have you noticed digestive upset in your dog? As a concerned...

Benefits of Agaricus blazei mushrooms for your pet

What are Agaricus blazei mushrooms and how can they boost the health of your dog or cat? Let’s take a look. When it comes to...

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...

Is “meat meal” good for your dog?

Learn more about the “meat meal” listed on your dog’s food package and whether or not it’s actually healthy for your canine companion. Most pet...

What to look for in a dog food delivery service

As delivery services gain momentum in the pet food industry, we break down four things to look for when choosing the right one for...

6 foods that can ward off worms in your dog

Intestinal worms are more common in our canine companions than you may think. A variety of foods, from kefir to oats, can help keep...

Feeding pets real food with active life force ingredients

High quality, biologically available, healthful diets for dogs and cats are the best path to optimal health and longevity. Historically, pet foods were commercially...

Protect your dog or cat’s vision with checkups and antioxidant support

Regular veterinary checkups and antioxidant supplements can help keep your pet's vision in check. As dogs and cats age, they may experience some of the...

Raw meat and bones – the answer to periodontal disease in...

A look at how nutrition impacts your dog or cat’s dental health, and why a diet that includes raw meat and bones may be...

Meal toppers: a little goes a long way!

Get the scoop on meal toppers for dogs and cats, and how even a small amount can make a big impact on your fur...

How to choose trustworthy supplements for your dog or cat

Know your quality standards and look for these four label elements when choosing trustworthy supplements for your dog or cat. In today’s saturated market, one...

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

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...

The benefits of seafood for cats: why quality matters

Here’s why it’s important to avoid low-quality seafood diets when shopping for your cat, and what to look for in a brand. Many people wonder...

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...

Raw pet food – it’s not pretty, but it’s healthy!

Thinking of switching your dog or cat to a raw food diet? Here’s what to expect as far as appearances go! If you are new...

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...