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Summer BBQ Safety For You And Your Dog

With summer upon us, we're here to answer all of your questions around barbecuing with your pup. While summer holidays and BBQ go hand-in-hand, it's best not to let those go hand-in-paw. Read on to learn more! But dogs eat meat, surely BBQ is okay?! Well, here's the thing--it's really best to avoid giving BBQ…

Bringing Home A New (Furry) Family Member

It's Springtime! And while COVID has made things difficult, we can still find joy! For one thing, dogs are benefiting big time! Yes, people and their dogs get plenty of wonderful time together while staying at home, but what about the people who are social distancing alone, without family or pets? This weird isolation and…

Foods That Help Fight Inflammation In Dogs

Everyone experiences inflammation of some kind, whether it’s from an injury, a rolled ankle or sprained wrist, or a health condition like arthritis. Natural-born athletes, dogs love adventure and sometimes experience injury and inflammation just like we do.  But did you know that inflammation can also be caused by diet? Truth. Due to how inflammation…

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What's Bioavailability? The Secret to Making Every Food a Superfood.

Could your pup be eating the right ingredients, but not actually getting all of the nutrients his or her body needs? It's possible depending on the cooking method used to prepare his or her food. Beyond what our pups eat, bioavailability matters greatly in ensuring our pups receive the nutrition they need to thrive. Put…

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Probiotics And Their Pals–Understanding Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Postbiotics.

Biotics this! Biotics that! Pre and Pro and Post, but what does it all mean? Probiotics tend to be the topic we all know at least a little bit about —microscopic bacteria that is friendly to the gut, and plays an important role in GI health. Right! But what are prebiotics, and what the heck…

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Why Meat is the Best Protein Source for Dogs

Proteins are complex molecules made up of amino acids, the building blocks of cell growth, maintenance and repair. Proteins are made up of 20 amino acids. While dogs produce about half of these amino acids internally, the other half, termed “essential amino acids,” need to be provided by the diet. We often tend to treat…

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The Common Reasons Why Your Dog Isn’t Eating

If you have a dog, you know how much man’s best friend enjoys eating. They will practically whine, beg, and stalk you while you’re eating something they want a taste of. A dog’s love for food is so obvious that it’s worrisome to see your dog without a healthy appetite. There are some common reasons…

Guaranteed Analysis: What Does It All Mean?

The guaranteed analysis is the pet industry’s equivalent of the nutrition panel listed on human foods. However, the guaranteed analysis is one of the trickier things to understand. Here is a rundown on how to make sense of it. What is the Guaranteed Analysis? The guaranteed analysis is mandated by federal and state regulations. All…