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The Skinny on Fat: Part 1 – The Basics

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

There is a lot of confusion regarding fat in pet foods. In this two-part series, we will explain what types of fat your pet needs and what health conditions may benefit from more or less fat

Speaking Engagements & Media Appearances – August Thru December 2017

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

All three of us regularly lecture at continuing education conferences for other veterinarians, present our research at scientific meetings, and speak at events for pet owners. We also frequently give interviews to the media. Here are some of our more recent speaking engagements and media appearances.

Baby food: When puppies and kittens need a therapeutic diet

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

What happens when your growing pet has a health issue that requires a special diet? Read on learn about how you need a diet that not only helps manage the disease but also meets all nutritional requirements.

Why are so many of our pets overweight?

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

This was the moment I realized that I was treating pet obesity all wrong. I needed to focus less on the pet and more on the relationship between people and their pets. That’s what’s literally cutting the lives short of the dogs and cats we love so much.

Don’t Sugar Coat It: The Best Diets for Cats with Diabetes

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Diabetes is a common disease in cats and affects cats’ ability to properly process sugar. Diet can play an important role in the management of diabetes., but not all the information out there about feeding diabetic cats is accurate. We review what is known about feeding diabetic cats.

Can Joint Diets Help My Dog’s Pain?

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Many pet food companies have come out with specific veterinary therapeutic joint diets that have claims to decrease joint pain from arthritis.So what makes these diets different?