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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...

Goat milk – why it’s so good for your dog or...

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...

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...

4 common myths about pet food ingredients

We’ve debunked some common myths about pet food ingredients so you can make the healthiest choice for your fur babes. The pet food industry is...

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”...

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...

Superfoods from the sea – they’re good for dogs and cats!

From dulse to wakame, sea vegetables are packed with nutrition. Try these tasty and healthy recipes on your animal companion. Did you know that...

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...

Fermented foods for your pet’s microbiome

From kefir to kombucha, fermented foods help improve your dog or cat’s gut health by balancing the bacteria in his microbiome. Fermented foods such as...

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...

Five healthy dog treat ingredients you’ve probably never heard of

Like us, dogs appreciate variety when it comes to food and treats! Here’s a few obscure, nutrient-rich ingredients your four-legged companion will love. As humans,...

Pet supplement company Animal Necessity works with veterinary specialists

Animal Necessity is passionate about improving the health and wellness of animals through supplementation, and they work with veterinary specialists to develop unique and...

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....

Pet food label shorthand – look for quality protein ingredients

Learn why it's important to look for a quality protein as the first ingredient when selecting a pet food for your dog or cat. Have...

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,...

5 things to look for when choosing pet treats

Indulge your pet more mindfully by selecting quality treats that support his health and the planet. The saying, “you are what you eat” is as...

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...