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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...

Oxygenation – an important key to your dog’s health

Both exercise and diet play vital roles in keeping your dog’s body (and your own!) oxygenated and in a healthy alkaline state. We often...

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...

Is it time to switch your pet’s food?

If your pet isn’t thriving on his current food, it’s time to file for a “pet food divorce” and switch to something better. Know...

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...

Bone broth recipes for dogs

Rich in nutrients, these simple bone broths have much to offer and can be enjoyed year round. Today, mineral-rich bone broths are the soup craze...

Why cats shouldn’t drink milk

People have been giving milk to their cats for as long as most of us can remember – but the truth is, it isn’t...

Winter nutrition for your dog

Do you tend to get the winter blues? Do you feel unmotivated, lethargic, or pack on a few extra pounds during the cold months?...

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...

Add this simple fruit and veggie mix to your dog’s diet

Whether you home-prepare your dog’s food, or give him a premium packaged or raw frozen diet, this easy-to-make veggie and fruit mix will add...

New voice for pet food consumers

Twice a year, State Department of Agriculture officials meet with members of the FDA to discuss your pet's food – from ingredients to labeling...

Should you feed your dog a B.A.R.F. diet?

A B.A.R.F. diet is a popular – and responsible – choice for your pet. But there are some factors you need to consider before...

Why cats can’t be vegetarian

Your cat needs a meat-based diet in order to stay healthy. Many people who choose to be vegetarian do so for ethical reasons. But...