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Month: August 2019

Diet and DCM: Separating the Facts from the Fear

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Many dog owners felt their own hearts skip a beat when they learned about the FDA’s alert about a potential link between grain-free diets and heart disease in dogs. The possibility that their beloved pets could be at risk for a deadly disease that could be preventable with diet is hard for many to think…



  • Posted on August 15, 2019

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Pet Nutrition Alliance provides false sense of security

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Who keeps pet food marketing honest? Ultimately, it is the responsibility of the company making the claims and advertising to ensure that it is truthful and not false and/or misleading. As we know from the example with Petco, that doesn’t always happen or at the very least is often poorly executed. Not only has the retailer’s…



  • Posted on August 7, 2019

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What to Know Before Bringing Home Another Pup

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Thinking about adding a second dog to your family? Here’s how to do so successfully. Anytime you add another member to your family, whether a human baby or a fur baby, things change. Before you rush out to the pet store for another dog, you need to be able to anticipate the potential impact –…



  • Posted on August 6, 2019

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How much water should your dog drink (and how to tell if they’re dehydrated)

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Hydration is important to every living thing. It keeps our bodies healthy and our organs functioning. Humans know that we should be getting around eight cups of water per day, but how much should our four-legged friends be getting to stay healthy? The answer depends on a few factors; namely, your dog’s age, size and…



  • Posted on August 2, 2019

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How to teach your kids how to interact safely with dogs

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You’re walking down the street, or through the park, when the most adorable little ball of fur comes trotting toward you with their owner. You may immediately want to reach down and pet the friendly-looking pup, but even if it’s wagging its tail and seems happy, it’s never a good idea to pet an unknown…



  • Posted on August 2, 2019

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