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What's the beef about raw food diets for pets?

Raw food diets for pets are a highly controversial topic in the veterinary community.  In a recent American Veterinarian article by Amanda Carrozza, she cited a recent Netherlands study that revealed the presence of zoonotic (i.e., potentially transmittable to humans) bacterial and parasitic pathogens in raw meat-based pet foods.  310 more words


The Most Convenient Food Ever

Food science is wonderful, and this is truly amazing. Did you know you can purchase 100% nutritionally complete, healthy food, all in a single bag? There are age-appropriate formulas for all life stages, from infant to senior, and you can’t beat the convenience. 727 more words

Lifestyle & Worldview

Pet nutrition: What to look for and avoid when feeding your furry friend

Feeding your pet is not as simple as throwing leftover dinner scraps in a dish anymore.

In 2016, dog and cat food sales in Canada reached more than one billion dollars, according to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 595 more words


The Dog's Dinner

The most important decision we make for our pets’ health is what we feed them. If you watch the news or frequent social media, it seems every week there is a new pet food recall. 1,154 more words

Lifestyle & Worldview

How To Maintain Your Pet’s Ideal Weight To Fight Obesity?

With many health issues troubling our pets, obesity is emerging as the most common health condition affecting both a canine and a feline. There are many factors contributing to a pet’s weight gain. 517 more words

Pet Care

Oliver's Ridiculous List of Allergies

We’ve all heard of those neurotic, overprotective, helicopter mom’s that don’t let their babies near germs, who research every little thing, buy only organic, buy “BPA Free” everything, get nothing “made in China”, and wouldn’t dare give processed foods to their babies. 728 more words

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Feed your dog vegetables, help save the world

University of Guelph researcher predicts vegan dog food will be next to emerge

Over half of Canadian households include at least one pet and, according to the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, pet owners are expected to spend upwards of $8.3 billion on dry kibble alone by 2018 … [Read more at GuelphToday.com]