Recently tagged as pests of the Australian Outback, kangaroos provide quite the novel eco-friendly meat protein. As Australia continues to clear ranges and expand its farmlands, this in turn has provided more grasslands for kangaroos […]
Do you have an itchy cat, even when it’s not flea season and there’s not a flea in sight? Does your kitty have dandruff or dry skin? Some cats get extra oily skin from food allergies. Others develop little pustules on their chins or the base of their tail. Some cats throw up more often or will have runny stools. If your cat is suffering from any of these, it may be a food intolerance. The first thing you should always do is check with your vet, as any or all of these could be signs of a more serious condition. Once you’ve ruled those out, take a look at your cat’s diet to find the culprit.
Does your dog have a food allergy? Let’s take a look at your food. Feeding the same food to a dog everyday may cause them to develop an allergy or intolerance to common ingredients. The most common food ingredients responsible for allergies are chicken, beef, dairy, pork, lamb, fish, eggs, corn, and grains (e.g. wheat, whey). Corn and wheat are often used as cheap fillers in pet foods.
Vomiting can be signs of a serious problem, including obstructions in your dog’s intestines. If your dog has suddenly started vomiting, please take your dog to your vet for care. Some dogs, despite being in […]
Your cat could have diarrhea for numerous reasons, including ingesting foreign substances. If your cat shows signs of distress or has a sudden case of diarrhea, please contact your vet immediately.
Cats with chronic diarrhea or loose stools are often experiencing an inflammation of the gastrointestinal system. This can be caused from Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), which is often closely linked to the food that your cat is eating.
There’s a common misconception among pet owners that our pets require a high protein diet that consists mostly of meat – which is essentially the food that our omnivorous dogs and obligate carnivorous cats require […]
Turkey has always been an American favorite for Thanksgiving, but there’s good reason to feed turkey as part of your pet’s regular diet year round. Turkey is a lean, white meat that is relatively high […]
Itching, scratching, patches of hair missing, digestive upset, recurrent ear infections, oily fur, chewing on paws..what do all of these have in common? They all can be signs of a food allergy or a food […]
Need To Look Out For? Look for foods that use only natural preservatives and flavors. There shouldn’t be added sugars or colors to your cat’s foodCat vomit is a common problem for cats. All cat […]
Your cat is shaking her head and rubbing her head constantly on the side of the couch or any other surface she can get to. You have taken her to the vet and your kitty […]