Raw Feeders Discuss: Feeding Cats Raw Food

I had the pleasure to ask Marissa, the founder of the cat-centered raw feeding Instagram account @rawfedcatstagram, a few questions about herself and her advice on things like introducing raw meaty bones to your cat and ensuring your food has enough taurine. 1. Tell us a bit about yourself! What is your background and how … Continue reading Raw Feeders Discuss: Feeding Cats Raw Food

Leaky Gut

Seventy percent of your dog's immune system is housed in their gastrointestinal tract, therefore, keeping it healthy is essential to your pet's well-being. Leaky gut is difficult to diagnose because it involves trauma to the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract. Unlike an external injury, leaky gut is best diagnosed through its symptoms which include Allergies … Continue reading Leaky Gut

Food Allergies & Your Pet

Food sensitivities are commonly mislabelled "allergies, " but allergies and sensitivities actually elicit very different responses from the immune system.  Food allergies are "quite rare" according to Dr. Jean Dodds, and a true food allergy will "reflect a more immediate immunological response" (source). Anaphylaxis is often the result of an allergic response. An allergen (e.g., bee … Continue reading Food Allergies & Your Pet