Category Archives for Food Ingredients

Organic Dog Food: How Big A Deal Is It, Really?

Organic dog food. You see it in the stores, read about it online, hear it discussed on the street. The O word is in every aisle of Whole Foods for people foods, and organic agriculture is the fastest

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How Did It Get So Complicated?

Here’s something I don’t understand. People love their children, clearly. They bring their newborn babies home from the hospital, they hopefully breast feed them, then they just start feeding

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Why Your Dog Doesn’t Need That Expensive Prescription Diet

I remember when, as a younger veterinarian, the reps who promoted prescription diets would say, While one pet after another did have a recurrence, I began to question why a prescription diet was necessary,

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Research Proves It: Dogs Thrive On A Starch-Rich Diet

At least that’s the propaganda that you are likely to hear since the publication of a fascinating study in the scientific journal ‘Nature’ (January 2013). The exact summary statement from

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The Salt Divider: Deciphering Dog Food Ingredients

We’ve heard it for centuries, from our mother or father, and they have heard it from their parents, and them from their parents, while sitting at the dinner table: “Eat your vegetables!” Vegetables

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