Arthritis is becoming (scarily) more common in our pets, with conventional treatment options woefully inadequate at best and dangerously harmful at worst. So what else is available? Here we look at some of the many different options available for treatment, support and repair of joints that will leave you and your loved one happier and healthier in the long run!
As xylitol becomes more popular as a healthy sweetener for humans its worth noting that you should NEVER share your sweetened food with your best friend. You knew chocolate was bad, but this is worse. WAY worse.
Are you aware that Australia has it's own secret pesticide study, the National Residue Survey (NRS)? It was started over concerns of pesticide residues in export meat (way back in the 60's) has grown to include testing of plant and animal products for residues of pesticides, vet meds, and other chemicals. Sounds great, but the results are kept private and confidential, for industry eyes only. Get more info here...
Dietary fats provide animals with the most concentrated and easily digestible form of energy, they play an important role in the absorption of fat soluble vitamins, and they promote a healthy nervous system. But are all fats created equal??
One of the many wonders of the nutritional world, coconut oil has a commendable list of therapeutic benefits to its name. But perhaps most notable, and often most overlooked is it's ability to improve brain function in older animals (including humans!) Grab our easiest recipe ever here and get your old dog learning new tricks in no time!
Do you know how much you should really be feeding your animal? Concerned about over or under feeding? Check out these simple guidelines and get acquainted with body composition charts to help guide you and your pet to better health today!