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5 DIY Treats Your Pets Will Enjoy This Thanksgiving

By Nicole Abrego

Turkey, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, all the flavors of Thanksgiving is enough to make anyone’s mouth water. Although we love sharing the holiday feast with our family and friends, us pet parents don’t want to exclude our pets from the festivities So why not make some special treats for your pet to enjoy this Thanksgiving season. We compiled 5 festive and delicious snacks that you can make for your dog or cat!

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Feeding grain-free? Your dog may be at risk for heart disease

By Jennifer Reed

In veterinary medicine, we have the ability to treat a myriad of conditions—from sensitive stomachs to skin issues and everything in between—with the help of balanced, therapeutic diets. But what happens when what we feed actually causes health problems for our pets? An alarming trend is causing veterinary professionals to take a closer look at the link between popular pet diets and heart disease.

 

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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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Is Uncooked Unhealthy? Things to Know Before Putting Your Pet on a Raw Food Diet

Happy New Year!

The holidays are over and it’s time to start anew. Maybe you’d like to clock more time at the gym, finally finish the scrapbook you started or put more cash in that savings account. Or maybe you’ve made a resolution to eat healthier—and you’d like your pet to do the same.

You’ve likely heard about the raw food movement for humans, but many people are now raving about the benefits of uncooked, homemade meals for their pets. If you’re curious about the craze, read our guide for everything you need to know before tossing the kibble out.

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