The TRUTH about GRAIN-FREE foods and DCM

By Dana Scott from Dogs Naturally Magazine Are grain-free dog foods really causing heart disease in dogs? The FDA seems to think so … and they’ve finally named the top brands associated with DCM (dilated cardiomyopathy). You can skip ahead and see the top brands associated with DCM ……

Should You Heed Your Vet’s Warnings About Raw Food?

By Dr Karen Shaw Becker STORY AT-A-GLANCE The campaign against raw pet diets continues unabated, and many misinformed veterinarians remain on the wrong side of the argument It would be helpful to pet parents everywhere if vets learned much more about companion animal nutrition than most…

What to feed a dog with cancer and pancreatitis?

Guest blog by Dr. Nancy Reese, a small animal veterinarian with over 30 years of clinical experience taking care of cats and dogs and other critters in the Sierra Nevada foothills. She is also a perpetual student and researcher, as evidenced by her many degrees. In addition to her Doctor of…

Raw Love Pets ahead of the Recycling Pack

Did you know that by next year April 2021, all manufacturers, importers, and any brand owner will by law (!) be required to take responsibility for and ensure that much of their product’s packaging is returned (and recycled) after being used and sold? These new regulations gazetted for plastic…

Diabetes in Pets – What To Look Out For

There has been a massive increase in diabetes worldwide, especially in dogs and cats.  It is estimated that 1 in 500 dogs have diabetes and as many as 1 in 100 cats currently suffer from this disease. The term “diabetes” is commonly used to refer to Diabetes Mellitus, a chronic lifelong…

9 Tips For Starting Your Puppy On A Raw Diet

Guest Blog by Dana Scott – Dogs Naturally Magazine As I write, my little 5-week old twin puppies are happily slopping up turkey, egg and goat milk. One puppy will stay to live with me. The other has a lovely home waiting for her where her new mom will feed her nothing but raw food. By the…

Why is my dog scooting?

“I remember asking my mom as a child why my beloved dog Linka was scooting across the floor, and often on the grass outside. She looked really uncomfortable. “Probably worms” my mom would say and off she’d go to the vet for some medication. With more investigation, I’ve learnt that worms…