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Nutrition Center - Diet tips

How Your Cat’s Food Affects His Mood

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Nutrition has an enormous impact on the health of our pets. But have you considered how it may affect their behavior as well? Here are three ways diet can directly impact your pet's behavior. 1. Feeding Times It's no longer...


Arthritis in Cats: Recognizing the Signs and Treating the Disease

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By Ashley Gallagher, DVM Arthritis is one of the most common ailments affecting middle aged to senior dogs and cats. It can be a source of chronic pain and negatively affect their quality of life. Also known as degenerative...


Cats Are What They Eat

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Nutrigenomics Research Yields New Nutritional Therapies for Pets By Jennifer Coates, DVM New research is proving the truth behind the old adage, “You are what you eat.” At its most basic level, the idea...


Why Your Cat's Weight Really Matters

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Weight Isn’t Just a Cosmetic Issue By Cheryl Lock According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), 54% of the nation’s dogs and cats are overweight, and the founder of APOP, Ernie Ward, DVM, is really...


Five Ways to Help Your Cat Slim Down

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How to Battle Your Cat's Bulge By Amanda Baltazar Obesity is on the rise in cats. But it’s not just the discomfort of carrying around a few extra pounds that’s the problem: Overweight cats are more likely to suffer...


Nutrition Questions
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Q. I want to feed a homemade meal for my dog. What are the basics I need to follow?

A. Feeding a homemade meal can be tricky, however there are several steps to take. The...

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Q. Is it okay to give table food to my dog with kidney disease?

A. Your dog is likely on a special therapeutic food that helps take the workload off...

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Q. Why should I buy cat food according to my cat's life stage?

A. The nutritional needs for your cat vary depending on their life stage. Kittens should...

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