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Nutrition Center - Safety

5 Things that Could Help Prevent Dog Food Recalls Today

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By Lorie Huston, DVM Nobody wants to hear that there is something amiss with the food they've been feeding their four-legged best friend — that a dog food recall has occurred. In fact, for many pet owners the news of a pet food...

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5 Things that Could Help Prevent Cat Food Recalls Today

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By Lorie Huston, DVM The last thing you want to hear is that there is something wrong with your cat's food — that a recall has occurred. In fact, for many pet owners, the news of a pet food recall brings up bad memories of the...

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5 Cat Food Storage Mistakes You DON’T Want to Make

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There are so many things you can be doing wrong when handling cat food. Here are 5 mistakes you don’t want to make to keep your cat safe.

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5 Dog Food Storage Mistakes You DON’T Want to Make

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There are so many things you can be doing wrong when handling dog food. Here are 5 mistakes you don’t want to make to keep your dog safe.

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Is GMO-Free Pet Food Safer than Regular Pet Food?

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Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are becoming an ever increasing part of our human and pet food supply. What does that mean for your pet? What is a GMO? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), GMOs are "…organisms...

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Is GMO-Free Pet Food Safer than Regular Pet Food?

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Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are becoming an ever increasing part of our human and pet food supply. What does that mean for your pet? What is a GMO? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), GMOs are "…organisms...

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Who's For Safer Pet Foods? The FDA, for One

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Unfortunately, one of the topics that we seem to touch upon frequently here is pet food safety, or more specifically, the lack thereof. A rule proposed late last month by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the 2011 FDA Food Safety...

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5 Ways to Know Your Cat Food is Worth the Money

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How to Find the Best Cat Food for the Right Price It’s not wrong to want to save money on certain things to enjoy other luxuries, but does it really make sense to skimp on your cat’s food and get the “cheap” brand?...

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5 Ways to Know Your Dog Food is Worth the Money

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How to Find the Best Dog Food for the Right Price It’s not wrong to want to save money on certain things to enjoy other luxuries, but does it really make sense to skimp on your dog’s food and get the “cheap”...

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5 Dangerous Foods for Cats

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While we may consider our cats to be family members, treating them as such can cause more injury than good.

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5 Foods That Could Kill Your Dog

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While we may consider our dogs to be family members, giving them "people food" can often be more harm than good.

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Pet Food Recalls and Safety

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There are many reasons that a pet food may be recalled. Some of the most common reasons include contamination with organisms like Salmonella and excesses or deficiencies of specific nutrients. It is important to realize that recalls occur...

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What Does Made in the USA Mean for Pet Food?

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We take extra care when planning meals for our families, but what about our pet’s food? Do you know where it comes from?

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10 Questions Every Pet Food Manufacturer Should Answer

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By Vanessa Voltolina Feel confident that your pet food is up to snuff by asking manufacturers these 10 questions approved by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). They will also help you to determine a pet food...

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What Does Made in the USA Mean for Pet Food?

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We take extra care when planning meals for our families, but what about our pet’s food? Do you know where it comes from?

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10 Questions Every Pet Food Manufacturer Should Answer

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By Vanessa Voltolina Feel confident that your pet food is up to snuff by asking manufacturers these 10 questions approved by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). They will also help you to determine a pet food...

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Q. I have been told a high protein diet could help my dogs seizures is there any truth in this please

A. Seizures can be caused by a variety of things such as epilepsy, toxicity, brain lesions...

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