Pet Nutrition

Note: We’ve tried to keep this very simple, however if you’d rather just come in talk to us about food labels, please do.
You may think that the food label is just about selling a product, and you’d be half right. Besides marketing the food inside the package, the label's function is to provide some really important information: list of ingredients, guarante...

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Although the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) establishes standards for all animal feeds, conducts inspections, and oversees food recalls, it is the Association of Animal Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) that has established the model regulations, including those regarding food ...

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We hear all sorts of things regarding what's in commercial pet food. Here's a brief explanation of some of the more common as well as a few unusual ingredients.

Meat vs. Meat Meal
- Meat is very high in moisture, consequently is often listed very near the top.
- Water and fat are removed from meat meals so they are lower in moisture, and may have more...

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Want to make your dog or cat more healthy, less stinky, or less gassy? If there was just one supplement you could add to your dog or cat’s diet what would it be?

Digestive enzymes and probiotics!

You can boost your dog or cat’s digestive and immune systems by adding a high quality enzyme and probiotic combo such as Continue Reading ›

There are many varieties of balanced raw diets for dogs and cats that meet the needs of their human companions's varied lifestyles. Choices include frozen, freeze-dried, dehydrated, and air-dried.

 

A healthy dog or cat with a strong immune system can eat a raw diet even if salmonella, e. coli, or listeria bacteria are present. Dogs and cats have a...

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Dogs are opportunistic carnivores! For most dogs that means a variety of food. Mostly meat, fish, and eggs, but also some fruits and vegetables. Good nutrition means a balanced diet over the course of the week. Remember, a lot of treats during a training session means a smaller dinner that night. Some dogs may need a little help with portion control, which is where you come in.

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