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Tips to keep your pets safe this Thanksgiving

Keep your pets safe and healthy this Thanksgiving with a few helpful tips! Dr. Kenneth Drobatz, Chief of the Emergency Service at Penn Vet, offers...

How to feed a picky cat with kidney failure

My senior cat has kidney failure and is on sub-Q fluids and a special diet. Problem is, he doesn't like the canned food! Is...

The best diet for anal gland problems in dogs

What's the best food or protein to feed for anal gland problems in dogs? Take a look. Anal gland problems are one the early warning...

Raw meat diets for pets — thoughts from an expert

Hesitant about feeding your pet a raw diet? Here’s what an expert has to say on the matter. I graduated from veterinary school in 1980...

Prey model or B.A.R.F diets for dogs

Prey model and B.A.R.F. diets are popular choices, but there are some factors you need to consider before going this route. It’s a sound principle....

Raw green tripe for your dog’s health

Raw green tripe might look and smell disgusting, but it’s a rich source of nutrients for dogs. There's an old saying that goes something like this:...

Top 4 nutrition tips for senior dogs

Help your senior dog stay healthy and live a longer life by feeding him right and keeping his weight down with these simple nutrition...

IBD in dogs

IBD is a complicated condition that may have symptoms similar to other common canine bowel problems. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an uncomfortable condition that occurs...

Exotic proteins for pets — recipes

Exotic proteins and other unique culinary ingredients have been finding their way into canine diets. Spice up your dog’s dinner with these tasty health-packed...

Preventing IBD in cats

Feeding your cat a high quality diet with little or no grain content can help stave off inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and other health...

Nutrigenomics for animals

Nutrigenomics is a new science that studies the connection between nutrition and genes, and how we can optimize health by designing diets for each individual’s...

11 foods for anxiety in dogs

Is anxiety making your dog antsy? This healthy and flavorful fare will help your furry companion chill. Many years ago, I dealt with a dog in...

Feeding your dog a balanced diet

How much protein is too much? Should my dog be eating carbohydrates? Education and moderation are important keys when it comes to feeding your...

Health benefits of kelp for dogs

It’s not just seaweed. Kelp is packed with nutrients and is just as good for dogs as it is for us. At first glance, it...

How diet impacts his brain

Did you know your dog’s diet can have an influence on his behavior and intelligence? If you’ve ever felt lazy after eating a big meal,...

Diet and exercise for a healthy pet

Combining a sensible diet and appropriate supplements with the correct exercise program is the best way to help your dog or cat lose weight. Obesity...

Supplements for your dog’s health

Prevention is the most powerful cure. By providing your dog with supplements, you can ensure he is getting everything he needs to stay healthy. Not...

An integrative approach to animal healing

Integrative medicine offers a harmonious combination of conventional and alternative therapies. It can be especially helpful when dealing with these five common health conditions...

Biotin for your dog’s skin

Is your dog constantly battling skin problems? He may have a biotin deficiency, but thankfully there is a solution. Healthier skin and a younger-looking body. These are...

Raw diet for animals made easy

There are many benefits to feeding your dog a raw diet and now it's easier than ever with more companies offering frozen and dried...

Reading pet food labels

Pet food labels are a rich source of information for those who know how to read them. While they don’t tell you everything about...

Antioxidants for cats and dogs

Antioxidants are one of the most common classes of nutritional supplements prescribed by veterinarians to help prevent and treat disease. Let's take a closer...

Diabetes in animals

Diabetes is not a death sentence. Here we breakdown five of the most common myths that surround this disease. Leah, a rescued Siberian Husky, made...

Five steps to a great diet

A wholesome, natural, high quality diet is one of the best ways to ensure your best friend will enjoy a long and healthy life. Garbage...

Premium pet foods combine convenience and quality

With all the different pet foods available today, it’s getting easier than ever to feed your dog or cat a nutritious, natural diet. Janice voiced her...