The Most Popular Holiday Foods…That Your Pet Should Avoid!

You may want to buy your pet a special holiday treat as a present or give them some of the holiday meal, but it’s important to think carefully about what you offer them.  To help keep your dogs and cats safe as we enter the holiday season, follow these guidelines to keep the holidays healthy and happy!

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AI Pet Nutrition Cage Match: Bard vs Bing vs ChatGPT

AI chatbots have been garnering a lot of media attention lately, with people using them for everything from writing cover letters, to essays to outlines of presentations, as well as for entertainment. We put the three best known chatbots to the test by asking them all to help us find the best dog food.

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What’s in a name? What is a Board Certified Veterinary Nutritionist and why does it matter?

We know that many pet owners are desperate for accurate, trustworthy information about how to feed their pets, whether they’re healthy or if they have a medical condition. However, even knowing who to talk to about your pet’s nutrition can be confusing! Learn more about Board Certified Veterinary Nutritionists and an easier way to find one.

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What Nutritionists Wish You Knew: 5 Homecooked Diet Mistakes & Misconceptions

Home-cooking for pets can be complex and there are a number of common misconceptions and mistakes that often come up in the days and weeks after a home-cooked meal plan is started. By reviewing common issues, we hope that we can reduce their frequency!

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What’s the Best Diet for Dogs with Chronic Diarrhea?

Chronic diarrhea is one of the most frustrating medical conditions for both dog owners and veterinarians (and especially for us veterinary nutritionists!) However, while it can be challenging to find the optimal diet for a dog with chronic diarrhea, it’s worth the extra effort!

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Diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy: The cause is not yet known but it hasn’t gone away

A new FDA update provides more information on diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). While the specific cause is not yet known, the problem hasn’t gone away

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Too hot? Too cold? Keeping your pet’s food temperature just right

What’s the best food temperature to keep your cat eating well? A new study provides some answers.

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Dramatic changes to pet food labels proposed by AAFCO

The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) recently released the latest version of some dramatic proposed changes to pet food labels and held a short period of public comment. We review some of the biggest proposed changes and provide our commentary.

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