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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Rotating a pet’s food is based on the simple premise that more variety will provide better overall health for your pet. You don’t eat the same thing every day - why should your pet? By varying the types of food your pet eats, as well as the protein sources, your dog or cat will enjoy a more diverse and complete nutrient intake to improve the health and immunity of your pet. Rotating types of food and protein sources can also increase excitement at mealtime – great for picky eaters who get bored easily.