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Articles tagged: Nutrition

Is a grain-free diet healthier for my dogs and cats?

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Cailin Heinze, a veterinary nutritionist at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, responds Grain-free diets are one of the largest growing segments of the pet food market. More and more pet owners are choosing these diets, which… Read More

Dear Doctor: What should I feed my cats?

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

We are growing increasingly concerned with the reports of tainted pet food — food recalls, sudden deaths, etc. and we want to know how to best protect our beloved pets.

7 Causes of Weight Loss in Pets

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

While controlled weight loss, planned in conjunction with a veterinarian or veterinary nutritionist, is incredibly beneficial for pets that are overweight, there are certain forms of weight loss in animals that can be concerning.

A big pawprint: The environmental impact of pet food

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

You can have both a healthy and more sustainable approach by feeding your dog or cat diets that contain moderate amounts of meat and use animal by-products, and feeding your pet only the amount of food it needs to maintain a healthy lean body weight.

Dear Doctor: Concern about stones

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Many owners become concerned about water consumption when a cat has battled urinary stones. Changing wet food brands can be a part of the solution.

Assessing pet supplements

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Lisa Freeman appears in this article investigating the need for more pet supplement regulation.