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DCM

September 29, 2020 Update: Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs and cats Proper pet nutrition, safety and well-being for pets is vitally important to everyone at PetPeople. We value the relationship we have with all of you who count on PetPeople for trustworthy recommendations and information. If you have questions about DCM, we hope the latest information […]

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Transitioning Your Pet’s Food

Nutrition needs are highly individual and evolving. Many pet parents find that they need to make diet changes. Whether it’s a long-term switch to a new food, or rotating in different types of proteins or diets, making changes too quickly can cause digestive upset. Here are some steps for a successful transition. Gradually Mix in […]

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Rotational Feeding for pets

People pay a lot of attention to what we feed our pets, but how we feed them is worth some consideration as well. Dogs and cats are meant to eat meat-based diets. Over the last 70 years or so, most families would choose one food for their pets and stick with it for the life […]

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Feeding Raw Diets

Though dogs and cats have been domesticated for thousands of years, the feeding of commercially made pet foods have been available for less than 100 years. Before then, pets were fed table-scraps or they hunted and ate live prey. Our pets have evolved,  but their digestive systems and nutrient requirements are still very similar to […]

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Pet Supplements

There are a wide variety of pet supplements available today. Your pet may benefit from one or several, but choosing which supplements may benefit your dog or cat can be confusing. This guide can help you make more informed choices. Build On A Solid Foundation. A complete and balanced diet is the foundation for healthy […]

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Pet Centered Nutrition

High-quality, natural, wholesome, and nutritious pet foods and treats are vitally important in improving the health and well-being of pets. With so many choices to consider, here are some factors to keep in mind when choosing food for your pet. Why Food Matters. Dogs and Cats Should Get Most of Their Nutrients From Meat-Based Diets. […]

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Indoor Cat Enrichment

More cats are being kept as indoor pets than ever before. As natural hunters and predators, they’re made for a life of action. Cats’ natural instincts sometimes clash with our expectations for indoor behavior. Here are some tips to help make indoor environments more cat friendly so your cat can thrive. Problem Behaviors. Undesired behavior […]

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Dental Health

Thanks to regular vaccinations and other preventative health measures, pets are living much longer than in the past. With longer life many veterinarians are seeing an uptick in dental disease. It’s estimated that up to 80% of pets have some form of oral disease. See how you can help prevent the onset of dental issues […]

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Pet Allergies

Itching, irritated skin, ear infections, digestive upset — many pet owners see symptoms in their pets that they would describe as allergies. Allergies are one of the most difficult problems to effectively diagnose and treat. Here are some things to consider to help identify, manage and treat allergies in your pet. Managing Allergy Symptoms. The […]

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Cat Nutrition

How Cats are Different. Cats are not like dogs or humans. They’re a delightfully different species with unique nutritional needs. During the 9000 years cats have been domesticated, they’ve remained avid hunters of mice, rats, birds, and other ‘vermin’ for food. Only in the past 60-75 years have pet food companies been manufacturing dry kibble. In […]