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Grain Free Pet Food: Health or Hype?


By Dr. Kathy Boehme

In recent years, grain free pet foods have become extremely popular. This trend was most likely developed in more of a consumer response to human nutrition trends, rather than responding to the nutritional needs of our pets in general.

When it comes to choosing the best food for your pet, the most important aspect is providing a complete and balanced nutritional diet, based on the specific needs of the pet.


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5 Fun Fall Homemade Dog Treats


By Gabrielle Feldman

As we say goodbye to the dog days of summer, we say hello to lots of seasonal produce such as pumpkins, sweet potatoes, and cranberries. So why not let your pup in on the fun of enjoying the flavors of fall? We compiled 5 easy, yummy, and healthy dog treat recipes you’ll want to try out with fido this fall!

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Raw Goat's Milk for Your Dog: Health or Hype?

By Gabrielle Feldman and Dr. Kathy Boehme


Did you know that goat’s milk, not cow milk, is the most consumed milk in the world? Recently, goat's milk has been gaining popularity in the United States-for people and pets alike. With most new fads, it’s important to do some research before jumping on the bandwagon.

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