Raw Diets

What is a raw diet? Raw diet is defined as a home-cooked or commercial prepared diets containing raw meat with or without bones intact. What are the potential benefits of feeding a raw diet? There are no currently no scientific studies documenting benefits of raw food nutrition. All information is anecdotal and based on testimonials [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:10:19+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Pancreatitis

What is pancreatitis? Pancreatitis is inflammation within the pancreas. The pancreas normally produces digestive enzymes in response to a meal to help break food down within the small intestine. In pancreatitis, these enzymes become active within the pancreas itself digesting the pancreatic tissue itself! What causes pancreatitis? In dogs, pancreatitis is an acute onset after [...]

By |2018-03-20T15:13:10+00:00March 20th, 2018|Nutrition, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pet Obesity

What percentage of cats and dogs are overweight or obese? 54% of Dogs 59% Cats How does obesity influence my pet’s health? Just like in people obesity greatly influences health and shortens overall lifespan Early onset arthritis and joint disorders Risk for endocrine disease like Diabetes Chronic Inflammation Decreased anesthetic safety Skin Disorders Respiratory [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:10:54+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Nutrition, Pet Care|0 Comments