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Articles tagged: pet nutrition

Nutrition Websites: The Best of the Best

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Pet Nutrition: General Information vetnutrition.tufts.edu/petfoodology — visit Tufts’ Cummings School’s Petfoodology site, with information on everything from whether you should give fish oil to your cat to what to feed your kitten if she has a… Read More

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

Feeding the Homemade Diet

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Home-cooked meal plans for your cat may spell “love” — but not necessarily good nutrition. Here’s why nutrient imbalances and other dietary problems abound.

Paging Dr. Google: Nutrition on the Internet

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Information on the Internet about pet nutrition can be confusing and contains lots of myth and misinformation, but there also is some excellent information available. How can you decide who to trust? We provide tips on effectively and objectively using the Internet so you can make the best decisions about your dog or cat’s diet.

The Biggest Losers

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

As the obesity epidemic hits our pets, Deborah Linder, diet doctor to portly pooches and fat cats, helps them shed those unhealthy pounds