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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...

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...