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Articles tagged: Nutrition

The Eco-Friendly House Cat

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Greening our pet’s living space has never been easier as our experts share ideas on how to create a more Earth-friendly environment for all of us.

Worried about Your Horse’s Nutrition?

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

There’s going to be an app for that, if two Cummings students have their way How do you build a successful app? For two veterinary students, the starting point is this: give horse owners what they… Read More

OTC Diet is Not the Same As a Prescription Diet

Sunday, April 1st, 2018

Many premium commercial pet food manufacturers now include foods that offer “novel” proteins and “limited ingredient,” “hypoallergenic” and “grain-free” formulas.

Understanding Food Allergies

Sunday, April 1st, 2018

They are actually much more complex than most people realize, and it’s very important to use a novel protein diet with the guidance of your vet. Here’s why.

Our Cats Are Too Fat

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Researchers determine that the key to weight loss is a steady and persistent reduction in calories.

The ‘Guaranteed Analysis’ Puzzle

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Decoding one of the biggest sources of confusion regarding cat food labels: Lots of numbers that are hard for pet owners to put into practical use.

Do Supplements for Arthritis Work?

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Experts feel that they may be helpful — and a nod is given to Omega-3 fatty acids as the best choice. Here’s what you should look for.

Why are so many of our pets overweight?

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

The Conversation US Dr. Deborah Linder examines how our relationships and interactions with our pets may be contributing to their obesity in her piece for The Conversation US. Read full article here: https://theconversation.com/why-are-so-many-of-our-pets-overweight-85958

Weight Loss Foods and Actual Calorie Count

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Today, you can find at least 50 cat foods on the market with promises on their labels that claim everything from “weight loss” to “reduced calorie” to “weight management.

Cat eating canned cat food