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Practical information about commercial pet foods and what goes into them.




  • Toxic Foods for Dogs and Cats

    Toxic Foods for Dogs and Cats

    Many common food items found in kitchens are potentially harmful to dogs and cats.

    1 min to 5 min

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    Considerations When Feeding Raw Pet Food Diets

    Raw meat diets are popular but may present several health risks.

    1 min to 5 min

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    Considerations for Feeding Gluten-Free Diets to Pets

    Following the human nutrition trend, gluten-free foods are becoming increasingly popular for pets.

    1 min to 5 min

  • How to Encourage Finicky Pets to Eat

    Pets who are finicky, fussy or not interested in food can be a challenge.

    1 min to 5 min

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    Raw Meat-Based Diets: Current Evidence Regarding Benefits and Risks by Beth A. Hamper, DVM, PhD, DACVN

    Are raw meat-based diets a suitable option for pets?​

    11 min to 15 min

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    Grains Are a Rich Source of Nutrients for Pets

    Grains are a valuable source of nutrients in pet food.

    1 min to 5 min

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    Considerations When Choosing a Probiotic Supplement

    Probiotics are a nutritional intervention that may help manage pet health issues from gastrointestinal tract and beyond.

    1 min to 5 min

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    Puppies and Adult Dogs: Feeding Treats

    Excessive treating can increase the pet’s risk of becoming overweight.

    1 min to 5 min

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    Why Is Taurine Considered an Essential Nutrient for Cats?

    Cats need to obtain adequate taurine from food, which makes this amino acid an essential one.

    1 min to 5 min