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Worried about grain-free diets & heart disease? Take heart!

Grain-free.  These two words are the focus of a recent media storm creating trouble for pet food.  The confusion originates from a July 2018...

Strategies for managing pancreatitis in small animals

Herbal medicines and low-fat meat and vegetable diets can prevent pancreatitis in dogs and cats, and can also be used to resolve acute and...

Understanding pet digestion

Providing optimal nutrition to your four-legged patients includes understanding how digestion works in dogs and cats, from one end of the body to the...

Individualized nutrition based on biomarker testing

Understanding the relationship between nutrition and gene expression enables one to design an optimal diet based on an individual animal’s genotype. Proper nutrition plays a...

Chinese food therapy for the veterinary clinic

From a TCVM approach, different foods can warm or cool the body, resolve stagnation, increase energy, dissolve Phlegm or drain Damp. “You are what you...

Supplements every pet needs

No matter what type of pet food you recommend to your clients, these supplements will complement and improve every diet for every animal. Many doctors...

Creating a fresh food program for your clients

One of our many tasks is to help clients learn to provide an appropriate diet for their pets. Here's how to create a fresh...

Feeding large breed puppies

Puppies grow fast, and the right diet and balance of nutrients are critical for proper development and the prevention of health problems in adulthood. I...

Food labels 101

Making sense of ingredient lists on pet food labels can be a challenge. Here's how to help your clients. If you want to offer your...

Digestive enzymes

Digestive enzymes can be used for pancreatic and GI issues, but are also beneficial for healthy patients eating heat-processed pet foods. The thousands of enzymes...