Why You Shouldn't Let Your Dog Eat Table Scraps

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It may be tempting to let your dog eat table scraps, especially when they are staring at you throughout your meal. You may even think you are giving them a nice little treat.

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Hazards to Avoid While Baking Homemade Dog Treats

By Paula Fitzsimmons | Article Featured on PetMD

Buying manufactured dog treats is a hit-or-miss proposition. “Most of them are loaded with salt, sugar, preservatives, flavorings and colors. Dog treats are made with a wide variation in quality and nutrient content regardless of labeling,” says Dr. Donna Raditic, a board-certified veterinary nutritionist with Nutrition . . . → Read More: Hazards to Avoid While Making Homemade Dog Treats

When to Worry if Your Pet Refuses to Eat

Written by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker | Article Featured on Mercola Pets

Generally speaking, healthy dogs and cats love mealtime. That’s why a change in appetite — especially a decreased interest in eating — is something pet parents and veterinarians must closely monitor.

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6 Dangerous (and Surprising) Items That Contain Xylitol

by John Gilpatrick | Article & Images Featured on PetMD

Dog owners know the dangers that foods like chocolate, garlic, onions, and grapes pose to their canine companions’ health; foods that are harmless to most people.

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Food Measuring Math: Learn How Much to Feed a Dog

By Jennifer Coates, DVM | Featured on PetMD

Feeding dogs seems so simple. You just offer an appropriate dry dog food or wet dog food and never anticipate a problem.

Except, it’s really not that simple.

As pet parents, we care about our dogs’ well-being and health. We monitor how they’re feeling; we take . . . → Read More: Food Measuring Math: Learn How Much to Feed a Dog

How to Make Sure Your Homemade Dog Food Delivers the Right Nutrients

By Jennifer Coates, DVM | Article Featured on PetMD

Homemade dog food is an increasingly popular option for dedicated pet parents. However, you need to supply many different nutrients in just the right amounts if your dog’s homemade food is to meet all of his dietary needs. Read on to learn the benefits of . . . → Read More: How to Make Sure Your Homemade Dog Food Delivers the Right Nutrients

Reasons Cats Get Sick After a Meal

Reasons Cats Get Sick After a Meal

By MADELEINE BURRY Original Article

Hearing your cat throw up is nothing out of the ordinary for most cat owners. We usually just think that they ate a little too much or too quickly. Although this is often the case, sometimes there can be a more serious . . . → Read More: Reasons Cats Get Sick After a Meal

Hazards to Avoid While Baking Homemade Dog Treats

Article By Paula Fitzsimmons | Featured on PetMD

Buying manufactured dog treats is a hit-or-miss proposition. “Most of them are loaded with salt, sugar, preservatives, flavorings and colors. Dog treats are made with a wide variation in quality and nutrient content regardless of labeling,” says Dr. Donna Raditic, a board-certified veterinary nutritionist with Nutrition . . . → Read More: Hazards to Avoid While Baking Homemade Dog Treats

How to Help a Puppy Who Isn’t Gaining Weight

How to Help a Puppy Who Isn’t Gaining Weight

By Paula Fitzsimmons | Article Featured on PetMD

You’re feeding your puppy a nutritionally-balanced diet and following the directions on the label with precision. You watch as your new best friend voraciously eats his dog food, and surmise his appetite isn’t the problem. Despite your . . . → Read More: How to Help a Puppy Who Isn’t Gaining Weight

Skin Disease Due to Food Allergies in Dogs

Skin Disease Due to Food Allergies in Dogs

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Dermatologic Food Reactions in Dogs

Dermatologic food reactions are non-seasonal reactions which occur following ingestion of one or more allergy causing substances in an animal’s food. The physical reaction is frequently excessive itchiness, with resultant excessive scratching at the skin.

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