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To Chelate or Not to Chelate [Minerals]?

Monday, November 8th, 2021

Minerals in pet food can come from the main ingredients or be added as concentrated inorganic or chelated supplements. We review the differences in these sources so that pet owners can better understand the ingredients in their pet’s food.

Should You Be Weighing Your Pet’s Food?

Monday, August 16th, 2021

‘How much are you feeding your pet?’ is a common question you’ve likely heard when your dog or cat has a visit to the veterinarian. But how accurate is the answer you might be giving? Weighing out your pet’s food may help your veterinarian better understand your pet’s needs and provide more tailored recommendations.

Stomaching the Problem: Could Your Pet Have Bilious Vomiting Syndrome?

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

Bilious vomiting syndrome is a term sometimes used to describe a condition where dogs vomit yellow fluid or froth but not food after not eating for a long period of time (which for most dogs is typically early in the morning after not eating overnight).

Is it the food? Pet food-associated illness

Monday, May 24th, 2021

Pet food-associated illness or “food poisoning” is rare in pets but can cause serious illness. We review some situations that should raise your suspicion for food-associated illness and the steps you should take to figure out the problem, treat your pet, and help prevent other pets from getting ill.