Food

Learn about holistic pet food, natural supplements, and different nutrition requirements for your pet. Get answers to your pet food questions here.

The Benefits of Probiotics for Cats

The Benefits of Probiotics for Cats 

The many strains of helpful microorganisms that live in your cat’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract are known as probiotics. They compete with harmful bacteria, preventing them from colonizing and, in doing so,  help your cat …

Can a Vegetarian Diet Work for your Dog?

Can a Vegetarian Diet Work for your Dog?

 The question as to whether dogs can be happy and healthy eating a vegetarian diet is a complicated one, and there is vehement disagreement among experts. The most accurate answer seems to …

Colostrum: A Wonder Supplement?

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Where does Colostrum come from and what is it?

Before we go into the many benefits of colostrum, let’s first discuss the origins of colostrum and what it is.  Colostrum is “mother’s first milk” acquired from a bovine immediately after …

Raw Food: To Feed or Not To Feed

Proponents of a raw food diet for dogs often bring up the point that the domesticated dog descended from the wolf 14,000 years ago.  While this is true, it is also true that the closest ancestor to humans is the …

Does a Vegetarian Diet Work for Cats?

Does a Vegetarian Diet Work for Cats?

 As vegetarian and vegan diets become more popular among people, more pet owners are considering converting their dogs and cats to similar diets. The question about the viability of a vegetarian diet for …

Bad Treat, No Dog for You!

We love treating our dogs! When our fur baby does something right, he gets a treat! When she sits there, looking at you, like she’s the saddest dog alive and the only thing that will make her life whole again …

Can my dog eat chocolate? By: Dr. John Tegzes

There are few foods that elicit such emotion as chocolate! These are just a few of the expletives commonly uttered in relation to chocolate: Heaven! Divine! Pure joy! Even, death by chocolate! It is such a source of pleasure for …

What Supplements Should I Feed my Adult Cat?

About half of all the adults in the United States take a nutritional supplement of some kind. Multivitamins, as well as individual vitamins and minerals, can be a great way to add necessary nutrients to one’s diet. So the question …