Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Home Tags Nutrition

Tag: nutrition

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...

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...

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...

Why your dog or cat needs digestive enzymes

Supplementing with digestive enzymes enhances the health and well-being of your canine and feline companion in many crucial ways. "Man is not nourished by...

The benefits of bee pollen for dogs

Contrary to popular belief, bee pollen doesn’t just benefit bees. Learn how this supplement can support the health of your dog. Unlike honey, bee pollen...

How to grow a pet-friendly herb garden

This spring, plant a pet-friendly herb garden that you and your furry family members can enjoy! Here’s how. Growing an herb garden offers plenty of...

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...

9 nutrients for canine dental disease

From antioxidants to zinc, a whole range of nutrients can help keep your dog’s teeth and gums healthy and strong and prevent dental disease. Dental...

Maple syrup is good for dogs!

It’s much more than just a topping for pancakes. Research shows that maple syrup offers many health benefits to people -- and their canine...

Moringa – the new superfood on the block

Derived from a tropical tree that’s now being grown in the US, Moringa is packed with nutrients that can support and improve the health...

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...

Phytonutrients for your dog

Found in a range of colorful vegetables and fruits, phytonutrients offer significant antioxidant effects that can help with many canine health problems, from age-related...

The Paleo Diet and your pet

Learn how the popular and healthy Paleo Diet can be adapted to your dog or cat. The Paleo Diet has become very popular in...

Is this the key to extending your dog’s lifespan?

America's favorite veterinarian, Dr. Gary Ritcher, has created an easy way for pet parents to extend the lifespan of their animal companions. Is your dog...

Top 5 benefits of feeding your pet fresh food

We eat fresh food, so why shouldn’t our dogs and cats? Take a look at just a few reasons why you should switch him...

Feeding your dog healthy oils

Fats and oils aren’t bad for dogs. In fact, some can be exceptionally healthy. Take a look at 6 fats and oils that can...

Supporting your senior pet with quality nutrition

It can be difficult to watch your senior pet deal with the hardships of aging. Closely monitoring his nutrition with the help of your...

Microalgae for dogs

Discover how microalgae can benefit the health of your canine companion. For the past several decades, people have been enthralled by the “green foods” revolution,...

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...

Yogurt – it’s good for dogs and cats too!

The health benefits of yogurt aren’t just for people, so why not share this treat with your pet as well? Most dogs and cats...

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,...

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...