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Benefits Associated with Food Categories

By: Dr. Al Townshend When it comes to feeding our pets, dry pet foods come to mind for most Guardians. Kibble has been the traditional way of providing a daily diet for dogs and cats, ever since commercial pet foods were developed. Today, the choices go well beyond just kibble to include a variety of […]

The Importance of A High Protein Diet

By Dr. Al Townshend    The domestic dog we know today evolved from their ancestors, the wolf. There is some controversy as to when that happened. Most agree that it began some 20 to 40 thousand years ago. Like wolves, dogs evolved as carnivores or meat eaters. During their domestication process dogs have gained a […]

Rotational Feeding

By Dr. Al Townshend Rotational feeding means feeding your pets a variety of foods rather than the same food all the time. This can mean varying the type of animal-based protein such as chicken, beef, lamb, turkey etc… in the particular food and/or varying the different types of foods you feed your pet such as […]

What’s For Dinner?

Considering the low quality or even toxicity of some commercial pet foods, how do you select one?

What About Treats?

It’s fine to feed your dog treats; as long as you do it with common sense and in moderation.

Propylene Glycol

Are you giving your pet dangerous Propylene Glycol? If you are buying him soft treats from the grocery store, then you probably are!

Premium vs. Grocery Pet Foods

What our pets eat, the quality of nutrients & proper supplementation are the foundations for their health and longevity.

Digestive Enzymes

Digestive enzymes are substances that nature put into the bodies of our pets (and our own) to unlock the nutrition contained in food.