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Solving the mystery of the constantly itchy and nauseous dog? Try a food allergy elimination diet.

Unfortunately, the nauseating roller coaster ride that we call food allergies isn’t just a human problem. If you’ve noticed your pet experiencing generalized itchiness, hair loss, vomiting, diarrhea, gas, red ears and ear infections, hot spots and/or chewing at the feet, it’s worth ruling out a food allergy or intolerance with an elimination [...]

2019-01-06T05:58:16+00:00January 5th, 2019|Blog, Health, Nutrition, Pet Nutrition|

Unlike other workout buddies, dogs don’t take “not today” for answer.

She loves binge-watching prestige dramas as much as you do, but your dog would be even happier if you guys spent more of 2019 getting in shape together. Dogs need exercise literally every single day, and as it happens, so do you. So after 8 hours of sitting at a desk all day, [...]

2019-01-06T05:57:18+00:00January 5th, 2019|Blog, Health, Nutrition, Pet Nutrition|

Pet food is expensive. Doggie digestion is fast. You do the math.

You’d do just about anything for those big sweet eyes and that dopey grin, including spending money on the best, most nutrient-dense pet foods. But if you want to make sure your pet actually gets those benefits (rather than them just ending up in a poop bag), it helps to understand a little [...]

2019-01-06T05:56:12+00:00January 5th, 2019|Blog, Health, Nutrition, Pet Nutrition|

Forget the cute face on the bag. It’s time to check out nutrition labels.

Picking out pet food seems like it should be easy. Find something that sounds good and has a noble looking golden retriever (or regal Persian) on the bag, and boom, you’re back to the dog park to toss the frisbee around. But when you read between the often misleading lines, you might realize [...]

2019-01-06T05:54:16+00:00January 5th, 2019|Blog, Health, Nutrition, Pet Nutrition|

Want to nourish your pet into the fairest of them all? Here’s a tale of beauty and your beast.

Once upon a time, helping your pet look their best might have meant just plopping them at the groomer’s regularly. But now, we know that beauty starts on the inside, and we’re not talking about having a good personality. Your pet’s appearance is actually a great barometer of how they’re feeling, so it’s [...]

2019-01-06T05:55:04+00:00January 5th, 2019|Blog, Health, Nutrition, Pet Nutrition|