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Too Many Veggies?

By Evan Price While there is some popular opinion that dogs should be classified as omnivores, they are widely regarded as carnivores. The word carnivore literally translates into “to devour flesh”, and if this is what dogs are meant to do, then why would they need vegetables in the diet? After all, you would never

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What A Treat! The Do’s And Don’ts Of Pet Treats

Pet owners who feed a bones and raw food diet (BARF) to their dogs and cats understand just how important nutrition is to the overall health and well-being of their pets. These savvy pet parents read ingredients labels before deciding upon the best diet for their companion animal. In talking with our clients who are

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Ask The Holistic Vet

Question: “What is the difference between omega 3, 6, and 9 and do I really need to add this to my dog’s daily diet? She has allergies (shedding, hot spots) and some mobility/joint problems. Thanks!” Answer: To talk about essential fatty acids (EFAs), we have to talk about inflammation. Each EFA plays a different role

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Constipation On A Raw Diet: A Stop And Go Solution

When it comes to digestive upset, there are three basic symptoms that trigger a pet owner’s frantic phone call to my office: diarrhea, vomiting, or constipation. Many new BARFers expect that every bowel movement that their pet has will be of perfect consistency, volume, odor, and regularity… but much like human anatomy, this is not

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