Pet Nutrition

If human grade ingredients aren't quite good enough for your pooch, then consider
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If you’ve put a lot of hard work into your landscaping while still being water wise, but yellow burn spots keep popping it may be due to your pooch. First, make sure it’s the dog — many lawn diseases look the same as the burn caused by dogs.


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Most dogs love to chew, which is great as long as they have appropriate items available for their chewing pleasure. Puppies chew things in order to explore their world and to help relieve the discomfort of teething. As adult dogs, chewing provides healthy mental stimulation, exercises the jaw muscles, help keep teeth clean, and chewing (as well as barking) releases endorphins, which makes a dog...

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Just another buzz phrase? It may sound complicated, but it's only common sense: it means a diet that is appropriate for the species. From the physical attributes of teeth and jaws to the chemistry of stomach acid to the length of the intestines, dogs and cats are quite different from humans. Even though dogs have been living with us for 40,000 years, and cats ...

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Maybe your kitty is having hairball problems. Or perhaps your dog needs to shed a few pounds. Or your dog or cat has recurring bouts of loose poop —or the opposite problem. If your furry companion is afflicted with any of these conditions someone has probably suggested that you try pumpkin (the plain stuff, not the sweetened spiced pie filling) for relief. Why pumpkin? Fiber!


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Does your dog or cat need additional omega fatty acids in his diet? Not sure what to add? Here are some tips that may help sort it all out.

Fats in general are a part of a healthy diet. Fatty acids, especially omega-3s and omega-6s help keep hormones in balance, maintain normal cellular activity, A fatty acid is essential when the body cannot manufacture it. Because dogs, cats, and h...

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