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Building a Better Bowl

When it comes to feeding the family, a parent’s goal is to provide healthy and nutritious family favorites in a pleasing variety for everyone. The same is true for the family pets. Filling the bowl with very palatable (pleasing) and nutritious recipes encourages a long, happy, and healthy life for all pets. Traditionally, pets are […]

Sensitive Stomachs and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Digestive problems that occur relatively infrequently (once a month). Vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, excessive gas, growling stomach, and depressed appetite, are often referred to as signs of a sensitive stomach. Most of the time, the issues are frustrating but not dangerous or life-threatening.  In light of this, many Guardians have found the nutritional concepts of Traditional […]

Sensitive Stomachs: Medical Concerns

The challenges and symptoms of “Sensitive Stomachs” can be frustrating for both Guardians and their pets as they can be inconsistent, symptoms may vary, and the triggers can change over time. It is essential to recognize that a pet with more serious issues is likely to exhibit additional symptoms, not generally seen with a sensitive […]

External Stimuli and Sensitive Stomachs

Sometimes a sensitive stomach may be a result of an external stimulus, condition, or impact. Understanding what the impacts are, can help Guardians to identify if a sensitive stomach is symptomatic of large issue. Here are some issues that may impact stomach sensitivities: Food Intolerances Internal Parasites Bacterial, Viral or Fungal Infections Deficiencies or Excesses […]

Sensitive Stomach Concerns?

One of the most common concerns that prompt Guardians to take their pets to the veterinarian are digestive issues. So, veterinarians often hear from Guardians that their pet has a sensitive stomach.  Most would agree that the term “sensitive stomach” is most commonly used to describe digestive symptoms that tend to reoccur once a month […]

Instinct, The Raw Food Brand

At Pet Planet, we are often asked to explain the difference between raw pet foods and more traditional forms of pet food. Raw diets consist of bones, ground meat vegetables, fruit and other whole foods. The theory behind feeding raw food is that our pets’ ancestors ate raw meat and bones, and that raw food […]

Let’s Talk Cannabis

Understanding what’s available in Canada and the USA and potential benefits to our pets. In the past few years, interest in the Cannabis plant and the benefits for pets has grown significantly. Many nutritional and health benefits have been claimed by consumers and manufacturers of products for pets. Human research has shown a significant benefit […]

What is Pet Planet’s Guardianship Movement?

Guardians Recognize Animals as Individuals, Not Objects. In choosing a more accurate term to define your relationship with animals, you are helping to elevate a community’s consciousness and way of thinking about animals. Animal Guardians Can Enact Change. By changing our language when we speak or write about animals, we can effectively sway public attitude/awareness. […]

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