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Tag Archives: diet
1. Dogs shouldn’t eat human food. This belief is true to a degree, but it is not an absolute, ironclad rule. Examples of human foods that are dangerous or deadly for pets to consume include chocolate, grapes, raisins, caffeine, and
Putting on some pounds during the holiday season is no big surprise with all the mouth-watering meals enjoyed around the table. Tossing a piece of turkey or a roll your pet’s way from time to time seems harmless enough, but
As people grow older and their bodies endure more wear and tear, arthritis can affect the joints in their arms and legs. Similarly, aging dogs commonly experience this degenerative condition. It is difficult to fully prevent – some breeds are
Veterinary visits often prove time-consuming, nerve-racking, and financially-draining for families, which are a few reasons why preventative care is so important. More to the point, it is about maintaining your pet’s health as best as possible so that it may
An article in this month’s Veterinary Practice News explains the benefits of therapeutic pet foods in the prevention and treatment of certain pet health problems. The article explains that manufacturers of therapeutic lines conduct extensive research on nutrition and the effect