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Recommending the right supplements to your clients: how the NASC can...

The National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) is improving and standardizing the animal supplement industry by awarding their Quality Seal to companies that meet their...

KetoPet Sanctuary: ketosis, cancer and canines, part 1

Now five years old, KetoPet Sanctuary is a non-profit organization that has tested the feasibility of using a ketogenic diet as an adjunctive therapy...

Recommending raw bones in the veterinary practice

Raw bones are a great way to enhance patient nutrition and dental health, but it’s important to educate clients on how to feed bones...

The lightly cooked whole food diet

How this unique diet can help optimize outcomes for immune-compromised patients. Nutrition – especially a fresh food diet – can be an effective way to...

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...

Omega fatty acids for dogs and cats

A comprehensive look at Omega fatty acid sources for canine and feline patients, and the pros and cons of each. Omega fatty acids are...

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...

Seaweeds for animal health

Seaweeds and kelps are proving to be powerful tools for skin, hoof and coat health, digestive improvements, and more. Seaweeds have been an important...

Nutritional approaches to dermatology cases

Basic nutritional guidelines for improving the overall health of patients and lessening the chance of illness – including dermatology cases. Transitioning an animal with skin...