Vol. 15 – Issue 5

18 Should He Take A Multivitamin?
A young, healthy dog on a high quality diet probably doesn't need a daily multi. But there are times when such supplementation is necessary. Here's what to look for when choosing a product.

23 IBD In Dogs
It's a complicated condition that may have symptoms similar to other common canine bowel problems.

24 Top 4 Nutrition Tips For Senior Dogs
Help your older buddy stay healthy and live long by feeding him right and keeping his weight down.

30 Want A Treat?!
Healthy, high quality treats are important at any time, but especially if your dog has specific wellness issues.

33 Wellness Inside and Out
Biotin and antioxidants are key ingredients in this company's supplements for healthy skin, shiny coats and overall well being.

34 Woof Woes
Does your dog explode into barking whenever someone knocks at the door or rings the bell? Here are 6 ways to help him simmer down.

38 Perfect Match
Thanks to Pets for Vets, military veterans with PTSD are reducing their symptoms by adopting specially trained shelter dogs as companions.

40 Stomach This!
Raw green tripe might look and smell disgusting, but it's a rich source of nutrients for dogs.

42 "Make It Stop!"
You know dogs have a keener sense of hearing than we do. What you may not know is that some are extra sensitive to sound, and can develop fearful behavior because of it.

46 Beth Ostroksy Stern
How serendipity and a bulldog named Bianca transformed this model, actress and TV personality into an adoption advocate.

50 He Is What He Eats
Prey model and B.A.R.F. diets are popular choices, but there are some factors you need to consider before going this route.

53 Pure Gold
What do you get when you combine a love of dogs with dedication to quality? A premium pet food company whose products go the extra mile.

58 Upscale Dining
Raised feeders aren't just for dogs. Cats, especially flat-faced breeds, also benefit from eating in a more elevated position.

60 Lily's Leukemia
Born with FeLV, this affectionate pure white cat only lived three years, but she left behind plenty of happy memories, and taught her family a lot about this serious disease.

62 Acupressure For Nutrient Absorption
The act of predation is a key part of the feline digestive process, and without it, your kitty may not absorb nutrients as well as he should. This acupressure session can help enhance digestion.

64 11 Facts About Cats
How well do you really know your kitty? Test your knowledge with this list of fun and fascinating facts about felines.

68 Inside Information
You've been learning about better nutrition for your dog, but commercial pet food manufacturers can be good at obscuring the truth about their products. Here are the top 10 secrets they don't want you to know.

76 On The Rebound
Why do pet food recalls keep happening, and what's being done about it?

84 Tea Time!
Green tea isn't just an enjoyable beverage. In supplement form, it offers a variety of impressive health qualities your canine companion can benefit from.

89 Leaky Gut Syndrome
Also called hyperpermeable bowel, this condition has a strong relationship to the immune system and the development of chronic disease.

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