Typically when dogs or cats get diarrhea, pet parents and vets normally suspect food. Tests may reveal salmonella, e.coli, giardia or some other bacteria. However, most of these are from the outdoor environment and not necessarily food. Learn more about the potential causes of these bacteria and treatment.
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Natural remedies and treatments for pet health
It’s no secret: good nutrition is essential for dogs everywhere. However, with so many options, it can be difficult to know which brand is right for your dog. We see a lot of subjective reviews by experts in newspaper articles about the top 5 dog kibble. The study we conducted below looks at over 50 dog kibble brands and 89 formulations in Canada and the USA. And today, I’m going to share what we found with you on what the healthiest dry dog food is and the worst dog kibble.
With the vast array of dog foods out there, we are sometimes duped by marketing and little tricks employed by pet manufacturers. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll provide you with all the information you need to understand dog food labels and make sure you’re selecting the right diet for your beloved pet. We’ll break it down in plain language, making it easy to identify what a good quality dog kibble food looks like.
There are loads of issues resulting in dog diarrhea or vomiting. In this guide, we’ll cover: the main causes for dog or cat having diarrhea and/ or vomiting, Common household items that could cause your pet to have diarrhea, Salmonella, E.Coli, Giardia and the causes and treatment for dogs and give you a step-by-step guide on what to do if your dog has diarrhea or vomiting. This could either help save your pet’s life or save you some diagnostic fees at the vet.
A customer of ours reached out to find out if Mad Cow Disease could affect dogs. We expanded the research to include cats. Read on to see if Mad Cow affects dogs or cats.
Should you feed grains to your dog? Has your vet asked you to feed grains to your dog or cat. Read here to find out information from the FDA which your vet has likely missed if they are recommending you feed grain-containing dog or cat food.
The conventional wisdom is that early neutering or spaying is the solution to the pet population control issue, behavioural problems in pets and has health benefits. We evaluate the conventional wisdom on early neutering and spaying and find that the case for behavioural may be overstated while serious health risks are omitted from discussions.
Dilated Cardiomyopathy in dogs & why grain-free dog food might not be the only cause of heart disease
In July 2018, the FDA announced that it was investigating links between Dilated Cardiomyopathy in dogs and certain pet foods. However, the truth is that there was a lot more unsaid about the FDA investigation to dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs, which has caused panic. We’ll break down what DCM in dogs is and then provide some tips on how you could proceed.
CBD oil for dogs & cats is an extraction from typically the hemp plant. But with all the CBD oil products for pets on the market, it can be hard to know how to pick the right one. What dose is appropriate? Is it safe? What do other pet parents think? In this article, we’ll answer all these questions and provide you with information on the potential benefits of CBD oil for your dog and cat.
We’ve had questions about the fear of getting toxoplasmosis during pregnancy from a cat or from raw pet food. Below are considerations so you can make a decision based on information not fear.
These considerations cobble together different research papers, CDC, FDA info and holistic vet opinions.