Nutrition 1 – Feed your pet nutritious food that is species appropriate — high in quality protein and low in carbohydrates. Two good choices are grain-free and raw. 2 – Give your dog raw bones or high-quality dental chews to help keep plaque and tartar from forming on their teeth. Do not feed dogs cooked […]
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Fortunately, there are myriad ways to treat joint problems in pets. Below is a list of some conventional treatments and complementary therapies that can help relieve pain, get your pet moving again and keep their joints healthy and strong. It’s always advised to talk with your veterinarian to help determine the best course of treatment […]
Dogs and cats are born to run, jump and play, free of pain and joint problems, but some still develop joint and mobility issues that can seriously affect their quality of life. The good news is that many joint issues are not part of the normal aging process and are preventable if addressed early on. […]
Animal fat is a by-product of meat processing and is obtained from the tissues of mammals and/or poultry in the commercial process of rendering or extracting. Animal meat (turkey, chicken, beef, fish, etc.) is the clean flesh derived from the slaughtered animal. Animal meat meal and by-product meal is the clean, rendered remainder of a […]
Are you giving your pet dangerous Propylene Glycol? If you are buying him soft treats from the grocery store, then you probably are! What is Propylene Glycol? Propylene Glycol is a synthetic chemical preservative and flavour enhancer linked to kidney damage. It is also used as a less-toxic version of the sweet-tasting chemical found in […]
Why do Pet Planet Ambassadors spend much of their time discussing and educating customers on the benefits of premium pet food? Because what our pets eat, the quality of nutrients & proper supplementation are the foundations for their health and longevity. Domesticated pets have acquired many problems such as allergies, skin conditions, behavioral issues and […]
Digestive enzymes are substances that nature put into the bodies of our pets (and our own) to unlock the nutrition contained in food. Enzymes are also found in plants and raw foods in their natural state. Almost every process that goes on in the body requires enzymes. Nobel-prize winner Dr. James B. Sumner suggested many […]
Catnip, or Nepeta Cataria, is a perennial plant that grows in North America and Europe and belongs to the herbs’ mint family. Its flowers are white with crimson dots, and the scent of the herb can be smelled from several yards away. Outdoor plants can grow to well over three feet tall. Catnip plants have […]
Your couch and your nerves are in tatters. You’re scolding your cat, knowing all the while that it’s futile. This is one of nature’s most pragmatic and self-sufficient creatures. “Why the Fuss?” they seems to say. “I’m simply doing my thing – what’s with you?” You’re at an impasse. What to do? What Do Veterinarians […]
Written by Mary Clark at Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. Permission granted to freely reprint and distribute this document with credit to LRR, Inc at http://www.lrr.org/ With most family members gone during the work week for 8 hours or more, housetraining a puppy and its small bladder can take a while. Puppies need a consistent schedule […]