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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,...

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...

Pet food label survey reveals surprising stats

Do pet parents really care about the quality of their animal's food?  Choosing the right pet food is a tricky task. Despite labeling requirements, ingredient lists...

Sous-Vide: the latest in food prep for pets

Have you heard of sous-vide? This innovative method cooks food in vacuum-sealed bags submerged in water – and both chefs and dogs love it. Steaming,...

Tipping the scales: avoiding pet obesity

A lean dog or cat is much healthier than one that’s overweight, and will also enjoy a longer life. This simple five-step plan will...

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...

Why is your pet a picky eater?

There are a number of reasons why your pet might be a picky eater. Here's a few of the most probable causes of his...

Vitamins and minerals your dog needs

Your dog’s health depends on a variety of vitamins and minerals -- otherwise known as micronutrients -- in the right amounts and in the...

World’s first pay-what-you-can grocery store is ideal for pet parents

The world’s first pay-what-you-can grocery store is now open in Toronto – and it’s stocked with ingredients for your dog’s homemade food! Feed It Forward,...

Common skin problems in cats

From allergic dermatitis to rodent ulcers, a variety of skin problems can afflict cats. Here’s a look at the most common, along with their...

What’s the best food for dogs with diarrhea?

If your dog experiences frequent diarrhea and no parasites or bacterial infections have been detected, it’s time to take a look at her food!...

TCVM — preventive seasonal medicine for dogs

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the different seasons are associated with specific personalities, bodily organs, ages, and foods. By understanding these factors, you can use...

Feeding your dog for healthy skin and a glossy coat

Poor nutrition or a deficiency in certain nutrients can manifest as dandruff, itchiness, dull hair and other problems. A high quality diet with the...

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...

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...

How to grow an animal-friendly vegetable garden

Follow these ten simple steps to grow a nutritious vegetable garden for you and your dog! We can all claim victory when we grow our...

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...

New Year’s resolutions for a healthier pet

Top 10 New Year’s resolutions for keeping your dog healthy and happy in the new year and beyond. Another year has gone by, and it’s time...

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...

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...

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...

Redbarn Pet Products

This all-natural pet food company helps people make quality nutritional decisions for their dogs and cats. Canadian-born Jeff Baikie and Howard Bloxam became friends...

Pet Fooled: an inside look at the must-see documentary

The popular and highly acclaimed documentary Pet Fooled was released on Netflix earlier this year. The film has created a lot of buzz among...

3 tips to stop begging

Is your dog's begging driving you crazy? Follow these tips to curb this annoying behavior. One of the biggest training-related complaints I hear is about...

Pet food recalls

It’s been ten years since the huge pet food recall that sickened thousands of dogs and cats. How has pet food safety improved –...

How your dog eats can affect his oral and spinal health

Did you know that the way your dog eats can affect the health of both his spine and mouth? Here’s what you need to...

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...

Step by Step Training for Pups

If you’re adopting a puppy from your local shelter, one of the first things you need to do is start training him so he’ll...

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...

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...