You can’t think about Halloween without thinking about all of the candy that goes along with it. While this is super fun for us humans, candy is obviously not something we want our pets ingesting. Chocolate is one hazard we all probably already know about but a sneaky one is xylitol. Xylitol (also called birch sugar) is poisonous to your pet even in very small amounts.
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Detect Early Kidney Disease: Kidney Chek Interview
Below is the transcription for the interview with Dr Hillary Sweet from Kidney Chek. You can listen to the full podcast episode here. ________________ Amanda: Hey, guys, welcome back to another episode. This week, I am interviewing Dr. Hillary Sweet, who is one of the founders of a really cool new company called Kidney Chek, they … Continue reading Detect Early Kidney Disease: Kidney Chek Interview
Raw Food Basics
This guide is meant to be your crash course into the world of feeding commercially prepared raw food (aka raw food that you buy at a pet food store).
5 Great Products on AMAZON| For Raw Feeders
As a raw feeder, I often think that I need to purchase all my feeding supplies from niche, boutique pet stores. While I love supporting these types of stores (in fact I own one), online shopping offers a convenient way to access feeding supplies without having to leave your house. Here are 5 of my … Continue reading 5 Great Products on AMAZON| For Raw Feeders
Seventy percent (or more) 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 … 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