Animal Nutrition Blog
A corral of information for the health of your pet.
April 12, 2021 // Canine
Dog boots are super popular here in Montana in the winter but in fact are more valuable to a dog's paws in the summer!Read More
March 11, 2021 // Canine
If dogs can be trained to sniff out things like bombs and fugitives, the scat of endangered animals, or even detect certain types of cancers, imagine what our dogs are missing when we don’t allow them time to sniff!
Taste is for humans what smell is for dogs.
Think of it this way; it is entirely possible for us to ingest calories through a feeding tube without getting to taste the food.
We would get all the nutrients, we just wouldn’t get any of the flavor. That doesn’t sound like any fun, does it?
Well, that is essentially what it’s like for a dog to experience the world without ample opportunity to smell his/her surroundings.
February 22, 2021
Did you know that over 80% of dogs and 70% of cats in the United States suffer from active dental disease? Believe it or not, maintaining proper dental hygiene is a critical part to your pet’s overall health and well-being. Though often overlooked, plaque, tartar, irritated gums and bad breath are likely a result of poor nutrition and an imbalanced diet. Ideally, your pet’s teeth should be strong, white and plaque free!Read More
February 15, 2021
There's a new book out there in the pet food world with the subtitle: "Dry or Raw? The Science behind the Debate."Read More
Being the info junkie that I am, I couldn't resist splurging on it ($40) to see what it was all about.
I'll fill you in on all I think about it below.