Dosage Guidelines and Benefits of Fish Oil for Dogs

Fish oil is one of the supplements that has become increasingly popular over recent years for its long list of health benefits. People are buying and trying these supplements for the first time all over the world, but did you know they can benefit your dog as well?Ahead, … [Read more...]

5 Effective Home Remedies For Dog Constipation

If you've discovered that your canine friend is suffering from constipation, you will want to help your dog regulate their digestive system quickly. In addition to seeking advice from a veterinarian,  read here to learn more about effective and safe home remedies to … [Read more...]

Homemade diets for the best pet nutrition

 Best Pet Nutrition Options Many people have elected to feed their pets home cooked diets rather than commercially prepared diets. The reason pet owners elect to do this are for various reasons. Some pet owners believe that a commercial diet was part of the cause for their … [Read more...]

Raw Food Diet for Dogs and Cats: AVMA Weighs In on the Controversy!

As many pet owners are aware, a controversy has been brewing for many years regarding whether or not feeding a raw food diet to dogs and cats results in a healthier pet. Raw food diets are made up of raw meat, bones, and raw vegetables. These diets are heralded by some as … [Read more...]

Pet Food Recall: Diamond Pet Food

The Food and Drug Administration initiated a pet food recall of Diamond Pet Food due to a Salmonella contamination. The FDA has reported several issues and violation of food safety laws at a Diamond Pet Food plant in Gaston, South Carolina that have lead to Salmonella … [Read more...]

Pet Food Recall: Purina

On occasion, the Food and Drug Administration will implement a pet food recall due to manufacturing inconsistencies in the production of cat and dog food. The Wall Street Journal MarketWatch reported on May 12, 2012 that Nestle SA is recalling one lot of Nestle Purina … [Read more...]

Pets with Cancer: How to Stimulate your Pet’s Appetite

Appropriate nutrition is important for any pet with cancer.  Every effort should be made to encourage pets to eat on their own.  This often involves hand feeding of highly palatable food frequently with small portions.  Often times, pets with cancer will not eat commercially … [Read more...]

Pet Nutrition: Raw Food Diets

Raw food diets are suggested by some individuals as a preferred diet in dogs and cats for many health benefit reasons. These diets are sometimes referred to by the acronym “BARF” diet, which stands for “bones and raw food” diet or “biologically appropriate raw food” diet. … [Read more...]

Pet Nutrition – Hills, Burns, and Other Brands of Pet Food Products and Nutritional Supplements

Pet Food Nutrition and Your Pet’s Well-Being   Is your pet unusually sluggish and seemingly in a bad mood? Why not look into the hill of pet food it is wolfing down?   Pet nutrition plays a vital role in keeping your furry family member in good shape. … [Read more...]

Cancer in Pets: Importance of Folate, Cobalamin, and Anti-Oxidants in Pet Nutrition

A number of various nutrients have been recommended as supplements in pet nutrition of the cancer patient.  The most commonly recommended nutrients include glutamine, arginine, omega-3 fatty acids, and antioxidants.  However, there are few if any controlled studies showing … [Read more...]