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Scrutinize product claims when choosing supplements to sell or recommend

Product claims on packaging can be very misleading. Be sure to do your research before recommending a health or nutritional supplement to your clients. When...

Why some mushroom-based supplements are more effective than others

Mushroom-based supplements are a natural remedy for a range of metabolic, physiological and immunological ailments in animals. The key is to understand what makes...

Supporting heart health in dogs and cats through diet

You can support your patients’ heart health with a deeper understanding of which foods, herbs and supplements help this vital organ thrive. The different parts...

A natural, logical approach to grain-free nutrition

In 2019, after the FDA reported a possible link between grain-free canine diets and Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM), veterinarians and pet parents questioned the safety...

Feeding the indoor cat for health and longevity

As obligate carnivores, feline physiology explains why the diets of indoor cats need to model those of their wilder relatives.  As obligate carnivores, cats require...

Inflammation, depression and the role of detoxification

Stress linked to chronic inflammation can cause depression. Explore this connection and ways to improve your quality of life both on and off the...

A holistic approach to self care for veterinarians

Implementing key strategies such as nutrition and exercise into your self care regime supports your current and future well-being as a veterinary practitioner, and...

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...