Category Archives for Nutrition And Diet

Why You Should Fast Your Dog

Creating and maintaining a strong immune system is an important part of good health.  Toxins like vaccines, wormers, drugs and processed foods all present a challenge to the immune system, making our

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Fluoride In Pet Foods

As if pet owners don’t have enough things to worry about with their pet food, now we have to be concerned about high levels of fluoride in pet food.  Environmental Working Group (EWG) just released

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DOG FOODS FOR ALLERGIES: HOW RELIABLE ARE THEY?

A recent study found that 75% of tested ‘alternative meat diets’ included ingredients not listed on the label. In the Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, first published late

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Glucosamine For Dogs

Photo:  Vic Neumann Glucosamine is one of the major building blocks utilized in the body’s synthesis of the lubricants and shock absorbing mechanisms necessary to maintain and restore healthy joint

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‘Regrind’ In Pet Food

It was news to me. It seems pet food companies can “regrind” previous batches of kibble and add it back into new batches of pet food. And Pet Parents are none the wiser. About a week ago

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