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Cats Are Carnivores – Why All The Carbs?

It is evident that the common domestic short-haired cat has become North America’s most popular pet. Unlike dogs, cats are undeniably carnivores. We know this because when cats are fed a low protein diet, they do not deregulate their liver enzymes to spare protein from becoming energy, like a dog would normally do. This inability […]

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Inflammation: It’s All About The Fat

Fatty acids are a vital source of energy because dietary fat has a higher caloric density than carbohydrates or proteins. Many of the fats widely viewed as energy sources come from meats and oils. Those referred to as essential fatty acids have biological functions and are incorporated into membranes of every cell within the body. […]

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The Rise of Raw Food Diets Is Having Fatal Consequences, Vets Warn

Veterinarians are warning pet owners that hastily switching to a raw food diet could have fatal consequences. The raw feeding trend emerged about four or five years ago and has since spread all over the world, thanks in no small part to the Internet. Subscribers of this diet feed their dogs or cats only raw […]

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Premium Holistic Dog Food For All Life Stages

There are many healthy diets for dogs. “Biologically-appropriate” is a term we often hear. For many years, most dog foods available were less-than-optimal when you consider that canines evolved primarily as meat-eaters. The best diet for your dog is also one that fits the lifestyles and budget of the people who feed the dog. For example, […]

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Premium Holistic Cat Food For All Life Stages

Today, there is a growing desire among discerning consumers  to know more about what goes into their companions’ food. And rightly so. An optimal diet is good health insurance for your feline, and can go a long way in preventing potential ailments. Looking through the publication of “approved” pet food ingredients in the U.S. gives a […]

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Demystifying Pet Food Labels: What Every Pet Owner Must Know about Pet Food

Labels have been confusing to consumers and veterinarians alike. As veterinarians, we have to demystify labels to pet owners, and by doing so, we realize how many food products today have no nutritional guarantee! Meaning pets are being overfed with calories, while being undernourished because they are not getting the essential nutrients they need from commercial […]

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