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Therapeutic Diets Improve Quality of Life

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 … Continue reading

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Trupanion Becomes First to Cover Therapeutic Pet Foods, Supplements

Trupanion has become the first pet insurance provider to offer therapeutic and preventative pet foods and nutritional supplements for pets, available exclusively through veterinary hospitals, in their core coverage. These added benefits are now available to current and future policyholders. … Continue reading

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Cat Food Recall: Primal Pet Foods

On Saturday, Primal Pet Foods released a statement that the company has voluntarily recalled one of their cat food products – the Feline Chicken & Salmon Formula – because of the risk of Salmonella contamination. The affected product has a “Best … Continue reading

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Home Cooked Pet Food May Lead to Less Trips to the Vet

The New York Times recently ran a story about pet owners making home-cooked food for their canine and feline companions. They featured one such pet owner, Barbara Laino, who cooks unprocessed organic food for her two dogs and three cats. … Continue reading

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Pet Health Concern: Pet Food Recall

The Kroger Co. announced yesterday a recall of select pet food packages from stores in 19 states. The company stated that some of these products may contain aflatoxin, a toxic chemical byproduct that could be harmful to dogs and cats. … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Linking Food and Health

As mentioned in the last guest post, several of the top reasons that cats and dogs are taken to the vet, are often directly related to the foods they eat.  Here we continue to look at how food and disease … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Linking Food and Health

Has your pet been receiving long term medication for a chronic (non life-threatening) health problem for months or even years, without a true cure ever taking place? Of course some health conditions do require long term drugs in order to … Continue reading

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Pet Food Recall and Salmonella Risks

New articles are circulating the news about the potential dangers of dry pet food (yes, I said dry food) and salmonella. Recently, several varieties of Eukanuba and Iams pet foods have been recalled due to salmonella dangers. Pets do not … Continue reading

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