• Debunking 5 misconceptions about raw cat food

    In a time where pet owners have a plethora of food options to choose from – we are often spoiled for choice. When it comes to our feline friends, cat owners are often faced with the same dilemma –  do you feed raw cat food or processed cat food? Should you mix both types of cat food? How do you ensure that your cat...
  • Myths Debunked - Does raw dog food benefit my dog?

    Paw-rents, we understand. A healthy and happy pup is all we want. With that said, the choice of dog food we decide on is exceptionally crucial. For one, pet owners are usually categorised as advocates of either cooked, raw or dry food for dogs. While there is a contest between these groups of dog owners about the “right” diet for pets, we’re here to...
  • Which type of meat provides the right protein for my dog?

    Like humans, your dog needs the right kind and proportion of various nutrients to have a balanced diet. As such, it is critical that your dog gets enough of these nutrients to function and thrive. In this article, we will be focusing on proteins in dog food, their importance for dogs, and how to ensure your dog obtains the right amount and kind of...
  • What is the difference between puppy food and adult dog food?

    When it comes to food, puppy owners are usually spoiled for choice. Not to mention, it may get overwhelming for new owners as questions start to flood their minds. What does my puppy need? Do I really need to feed puppy food or would adult dog food suffice?
  • Guide to Owning a Cat: Tips & Care

    Guide to Owning a Cat: Tips & Care
    TABLE OF CONTENTS Are you ready for a cat? How much care and attention does a cat need? What do you need to take care of a cat? Comfortable environment Essential items for your cats   Grooming  Healthy food and nutrients for cats  Wet food Kibbles Raw diet Where to get a cat/kitten in Singapore?  Cat adoption in Singapore   Buying a cat in Singapore  Conclusion ...
  • How Much BARF Should I Feed My Cat?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How much should my cat eat raw? For kittens For adult cats For senior cats For pregnant cats How much to feed chart For 4% body weight For 3% body weight For 2% body weight What type of BARF to feed? Conclusion  Feeding cats wild-type food at home is feasible, but care must be given to ensure that it’s balanced and...
  • How to transition your cat to a BARF Diet

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduce the BARF diet in smaller portions Start scheduling two meals a day BARF diet feeding combination Kibbles and BARF Wet Food and BARF Remain consistent with the new diet Conclusion Do you hear a yowling meow when you don't give your cat what they want? Well, that is normal if you change their meals or introduce something new. Cats are...
  • Nutritionally Complete BARF Cat Food Recipes

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What are the essential nutrients for cats? Serving and meal planning for the BARF diet Preparing BARF diet safely with proper equipment and meat handling BARF food recipes  Recipes with Bone  Recipe using only pure meat How do you put different proteins together? Supplements for the BARF diet Conclusion Do you ever wonder what ingredients are used for BARF cat food?...
  • BARF Diet for Cats - Health & Nutrition

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What nutrition does a cat need? Is a BARF diet for cats safe? Nutritional imbalances Bacterial contamination  BARF diet vs cooked cat food? Does the BARF diet benefit your cats? How to prepare a BARF diet for cats? Conclusion When most people hear the acronym "BARF," they immediately think of vomit or an upset tummy. However, BARF stands for "biologically appropriate...
  • Is BARF Good For Cats? Pros And Cons Of Raw Cat Food Diets

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Pros of feeding BARF Improves digestion Increases water intake  Less stool  Better dental health Less diseases and longer life Cons of feeding BARF Risk of bacterial infections Cross-contamination  Nutritional imbalance What raw food is best for cats? Can I feed my cat raw meat from the grocery store? Conclusion  Wondering whether fresh raw meat is good for cats?  There have been...
  • BARF Food For Cats - What Your Kitty Should Eat According To Science

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is a BARF diet? Is BARF good for cats? What is the healthiest natural food for cats? Fish  Lamb  Broccoli  Watermelon  Bananas  Melons  How much BARF should I feed my cat? Final thoughts Cats get the majority of their needed protein from meat, fish, and other animal products because they are carnivores. So, an animal-based protein diet, like BARF, is...
  • BARF For Cats - A Guide to Feeding Raw

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is BARF for cats? Why is raw food better for cats? Is it OK to give raw meat to cats? What raw foods are safe for cats? How much BARF should I feed my cat? Are BARF supplements for cats needed? How to prepare a BARF diet? How to start a BARF diet? Final thoughts In recent years, raw food...
  • Sensitive Skin Dog Food - What are the best foods for allergies?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Signs of sensitive skin Common dog food allergens  Difference between food intolerance and food allergy for dogs What to do if your dog has sensitive skin?  Dog foods for sensitive skin  Benefits of sensitive skin dog food My dog is allergic to chicken, can he eat other poultry?  Introduce novel protein Kangaroo meat Crocodile meat The best sensitive skin dog food ...
  • Dog Supplements: Are They Approved By AAFCO?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What are dog supplements? Are they approved by the AAFCO? What supplements should I add to dog food? Fish oil  Antioxidants Probiotics Dog supplements for arthritis  Glucosamine Chondroitin Green Lipped Mussel Extract (GLM)   Dog supplements for joints Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) Dog supplements for muscle growth Dog supplements for itchy skin Fish Oil Coconut oil Digestive enzymes Quercetin Yucca Dog supplements for homemade food ...
  • Are Dog Treats and Chews AAFCO Approved?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What are dog treats and chews? Are dog treats in accordance with AAFCO guidelines? Dog treat label requirements Are chewing treats good for dogs? What are the healthiest dog treats? Carrots Apple Watermelon Sweet Potatoes Bananas Broccoli Cauliflower Berries Natural dog treats chew What dog treats are bad for dogs? Xylitol Avocado Alcohol Onions  Grapes and Raisins Milk and Other non-fermented...
  • What Is Dog Food Nutrients All About?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is nutritional balanced dog food? AAFCO nutrient guidelines How do I know whether my dog is getting all the nutrients from homemade dog food? How much of each nutrient do dogs need? Protein Fat Carbohydrates Minerals Vitamins Water What is the healthiest food to feed your dog? Fresh dog food Bone broth Fresh Vegetables & Fruit Goat's Milk Kefir Sardines...
  • AAFCO Raw Dog Food

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What does the AAFCO do? Raw Dog Food - What is it?  Is raw dog food AAFCO approved? Pet food safety Which raw dog food is best? Conclusion  Raw dog food is a popular diet plan for many pet parents due to its various benefits in aiding a dog’s health. However, does the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) have...
  • What Are AAFCO’s Safe Food Handling Procedures And Practices?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is AAFCO? AAFCO product handling safety For storing For purchasing For preparation For feeding What should you avoid when buying dog food? Why is product handling safety important? Conclusion   While it’s essential to know how nutritious your dog’s food is, it is also crucial to make the extra effort to learn the proper procedures and practices of safe food handling....
  • What Are AAFCO Nutrient Requirements For Dogs?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS AAFCO nutrient standards for dog food What are AAFCO dog nutrient profiles? Three Pet Food Categories of Nutritional Adequacy  1. Complete and balanced pet food 2.  Intermittent pet food 3. Treats and snacks AAFCO guaranteed analysis How do I know if my dog’s food follows AAFCO’s nutrient requirements? Conclusion  Most dog owners give their pets the same meal every day, for...
  • How To Read Dog Food Labels?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why is labelling important? How to read AAFCO nutrition labels on dog food? Types of labels AAFCO Model Pet Food Regulations 1. Product name 2. Name of species the food is intended for 3. Quantity  4. Guaranteed analysis 5. Ingredients  6. Feeding directions 7. Nutritional adequacy statement 8. Name and address of the manufacturer What do the label descriptions mean? Difference...
  • What Are The AAFCO Approved Dog Food?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is AAFCO? What do they do? What does the AAFCO label on the packaging mean? AAFCO dog food nutrient profiles How are the profiles evaluated? AAFCO-Compliant Feeding Trial Nutrient Content Analysis What about pet foods that don’t meet the AAFCO criteria? AAFCO approved ingredient list Human-grade  Raw  Organic Common ingredients listed on labels Conclusion  Some pet owners and retailers assume...
  • Is Frozen Raw Dog Food Safe?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is frozen raw dog food made of? How is frozen raw dog food made? Is frozen raw dog food safe for dogs?  Is a raw diet dangerous for dogs?  Why are some people against a raw diet for dogs? 1. Risk of contamination 2. Might not be suitable for young dogs 3. Risk of choking because of bones Is frozen...
  • Is flash frozen dog food better than fresh?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Flash frozen dog food — what is it? What is fresh dog food?  Is flash frozen dog food as good as fresh?  Is flash freezing meat healthy?  Why flash freezing?  Frozen in prime condition  Nutrients do not decrease during transportation  No additives or preservatives  Longer shelf life  Is it better to buy frozen or fresh dog food?  1. Some “fresh” meat...
  • What is Flash Frozen Dog Food?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is “flash frozen”? What is the difference between frozen and flash frozen? (1) Temperature (2) Rate (3) Packaging (4) Quality What is flash frozen dog food?What is flash frozen dog food made of? Is frozen food safe for dogs? Benefits of flash freezing meat (1) Retains nutrients and moisture (2) Healthy for your furry pets  (3) Convenient for pet owners (4)...
  • Flash Frozen Dog Food vs Freeze Dried - Which is the Healthier Choice?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What does it mean when dog food is flash frozen?How is meat flash frozen? What are the advantages of flash frozen dog food? (1) Moisture and nutrients are retained (2) Closest to fresh What is freeze dried dog food?How is meat freeze dried? What are the advantages of freeze dried dog food? (1) Nutrients are retained (2) Convenient for outdoor enthusiasts...
  • Benefits of Flash Frozen Raw Dog Food

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is flash frozen? What is raw dog food? What is flash frozen raw dog food? Flash freezing process Benefits of flash freezing raw food (1) No freezer burns (2) Less destruction of meat cells (3) Less moisture loss Is flash frozen raw dog food a good option? (1) Locked nutrients (2) Preservative-free (3) Health benefits (4) Produced under strict standards How to...
  • What Can I Mix With My Dog’s Raw Food?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What to mix with raw dog food? 1. Coconut oil  2. Carrots  3. Meal toppers 4. Supplements  Adding human food to dog food Can you mix raw and cooked meat for dogs?  Is it ok to mix raw food with kibbles? Can I add rice to raw dog food? Can I feed my dog raw eggs? Can you add oats to...
  • Is raw food better than kibbles for dogs?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Is kibble or raw better for dogs? Is raw food really better for dogs? Is it OK to feed kibble and raw together? Best raw food for dogs What to look for in raw dog food? Is it more expensive to feed raw? Concluding remarks  Depending on your dog's demands, there are a variety of diets to choose from, ranging from...
  • Can you mix raw and cooked dog food?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Is it ok to mix raw and cooked food? What can I mix with raw dog food? Should I feed my dog raw chicken? Can you mix raw food with wet food? Can you cook raw dog food? How often should dogs eat raw meat? How to mix raw dog food? Conclusion  Since many pet parents are torn up on feeding...
  • How Do I Feed My Dog Raw On A Budget?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How do you feed raw on a budget? 1. Feed raw one meal per day 2. Buy in bulk 3. Purchase inexpensive raw ingredients 4. Feed it as a treat 5. Start a subscription  How much does it cost to feed a dog a raw diet? How much raw chicken to feed a dog? Is it cheaper to make your own...
  • Is It More Expensive To Feed A Dog A Raw Diet?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Is feeding your dog raw more expensive? What are the benefits of a raw diet for dogs? Is it cheaper to make or buy raw dog food? Is feeding raw cheaper than kibble? What is the cheapest way to feed your dog? Conclusion  With the popularity of raw dog food rising among pet parents, many opt to switch to this diet...
  • Raw Dog Food - Is It Better Ground, In Chunks or Whole?

    The raw dog food movement is gaining popularity among pet lovers worldwide for good reason. Many owners have testified on the improvements that raw food has made on their dogs’ health. As a result, more and more companies are catering to the demand. Now a wide variety of raw foods are available in various forms. In this article, we look into the pros and...
  • What Is AAFCO’s Cat Food Nutrient Profile?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What are the required cat nutrients? AAFCO nutrient standard for cat food What is the nutrient requirement AAFCO sets for cat food? Type of food category What vitamins do cats need in their diet? What is crude fat in cat food? How can I determine if my cat’s food meets AAFCO guidelines? Conclusion Keeping cats healthy and active requires us to...
  • What’s AAFCO Human Grade Pet Food?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What does human-grade mean in pet food? What are the benefits of human-grade pet food? 1. Safer for consumption 2. Improved immune system 3. Better digestive system 4. Better skin health 5. Less stool 6. Reduced amount of additives Does human-grade pet food follow AAFCO guidelines? Requirements for human-grade pet food Human-grade pet food labelling What to keep a lookout for...
  • What Human Food Is Safe For Cats?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What kind of human food is safe for cats? Meat Fish Eggs Kefir What vegetables can cats eat? What fruits can cats eat? Are there any nutritional benefits of feeding human food to cats? What human food is dangerous for cats? Can cats eat bread? Conclusion You take a seat on the couch to unwind and eat a nice snack. A...
  • Can You Feed Raw And Dry Cat Food?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Mixing raw food and kibble for cats Can you mix raw food with wet food? Dry food vs raw food for cats Where to buy raw meat for cats Every fur parent is aware of the importance of good nutrition for a cat's health. However, when it comes to cat food selection, it can be rather difficult, especially when we have...
  • Fresh Cat Food - For a Healthy Cat

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why Should You Feed Your Cat Fresh Food? What Human Food Can You Feed Cats? What is the Best Fresh Food for Cats? Which is Better for Cats, Dry or Wet Food? What Can Cats Eat and Not Eat? What Raw Foods Can I Feed My Cat? What is the Best Homemade Food for Cats? Ingredients Instructions What is considered fresh...
  • Is Turkey Meat Good For My Dog?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is turkey meat meal in dog food? Fresh Meat Pre-Prepared (Dry Kibble) Is turkey a novel protein? Is turkey good for dogs to eat? If my dog is allergic to chicken can he eat turkey? How to make turkey homemade dog food? How to safely feed my dog turkey? How to safely feed raw turkey meat to your dog? How...
  • What Raw Meat Can Cats Eat?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why feed raw cat food? Is it ok to give cats raw meat?  What kind of raw meat can I feed my cat? Chicken Venison Salmon Duck Lamb  Where to buy raw meat for cats? How do I get my cat started on a raw diet? What age can cats eat raw meat? Concluding remarks Over recent years, raw food has...
  • Can Cats Get Sick From Raw Meat?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Can cats eat raw meat? Can cats get salmonella from raw chicken? Can cats eat raw beef mince? Can cats eat raw fish? Are raw eggs good for my cat? How often should my cat eat a raw meal? How to reduce the risk of my cat getting sick from raw meat? Learn how to safely handle raw meat Buy pre-made...
  • Raw Feeding Guide For Cats

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is raw cat food? Types of raw cat food Homemade raw cat food Pre-prepared raw cat food Raw diet for cats disadvantages Raw food diet for cats: pros and cons Raw diet for cats benefits 1. Improves skin and coat health 2. Better and stronger bones and joints 3. Keeps cat hydrated 4. Improvement in digestion 5. Better oral health...
  • Is Raw Food Healthier For Cats?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why feed raw cat food? Is raw food good for cats? Boost water intake Better stool Helps with UTIs Improves dental hygiene Making raw diets safe Best raw food for cats How to start a raw diet for cats? Conclusion Raw feeding has become a popular diet for cat parents. The diet of raw meat, organs, bone, vegetables, and fruits is...
  • What Supplements Should I Add To My Dog’s Raw Diet?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Do dogs on a raw diet need supplements? What are good supplements to add to dog food? Fish oil Coconut oil Apple cider vinegar Calcium  Goat’s milk Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin K Copper and Zinc What to look out for when finding supplements for my dog? Final remarks Humans usually take a multivitamin every day as a supplement, or at...
  • How Do I Start My Dog On A Raw Food Diet?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How to transition my dog to a raw diet? 1. Rapid switch 2. Slow switch Raw diet transition symptoms How much raw food should I feed my dog? What if my dog has trouble switching to raw food? Why is my dog's stool runny on raw food? Will a raw diet hurt my dog? Conclusion  Starting your dogs on a raw...
  • Should You Clean Raw Meat For Dogs?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What are raw diets for dogs? Bacterial dangers of raw feeding (to humans) Foodborne disease Cross-contamination Do I need to clean the raw meat for my dog? How to clean raw meat? Why is cleanliness important for raw diets? How do I keep up the cleanliness when raw feeding? 1. Buying raw meat 2. Handling raw meat (I) Storing raw meat...
  • What Can You Mix With Raw Meat For Dogs?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What can I mix raw dog food with? Raw eggs Sweet potato Pumpkin  Oatmeal  Bone broth  Raw fruits Can I mix dry dog food or kibble with raw meat? Can you mix raw and cooked meat for dogs? What are good supplements to add to dog food? Switching to a raw diet Conclusion  Many pet parents are opting to feed their...
  • How Do I Fatten Up My Dog On A Raw Diet?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Tips for fattening up your dog on a raw diet Feeding the right amount of fat Feed your dog high quality calories Use meal toppers  Feed your dog human food  Feed your dog in bits  Increase the vegetables and fruits in your dog’s diet Conclusion When you look at your dog and think that it is too skinny, you are probably...
  • Raw Diet For Puppies: Is It Good for My Dog?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Raw Diet For Puppies: Is It Good for My Dog? What is a raw diet for puppies? Pros of a raw diet for puppies Improves Digestion Provides more energy Improves physique Cons of a raw diet for puppies Nutritional Imbalance Food safety Detox issues What to look out for while considering raw dog food for your puppy? Signs of refreezing Freezer...
  • Raw Dog Food for Beginners - All You Need to Know!

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is raw dog food? Benefits of Raw Dog Food Disadvantages of Raw Dog Food 1. Cost 2. Safety Raw Feeding Safety Tips for Dogs 3. Preparation How to Choose the Best Raw Diet for Your Dog Raw food foundations BARF Diet Prey Model Types of Raw Dog Food Frozen raw dog food Freeze-dried, dehydrated or air-dried raw dog food Homemade ...
  • Prey Model Raw Diet for Dogs - A Guide For Beginners

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is the Prey Model Raw (PMR) diet?  Franken Prey feeding Safety precautions with a Prey Model Raw diet Conclusion When it comes to dog food, there are so many types to choose from that it may get confusing. Did you know that raw dog food has been gaining popularity due to the multiple benefits? However, if you are just a...
  • Is raw dog food safe? Safety tips for raw feeding your dog!

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Is raw dog food safe?  Raw Feeding Safety Tips 1. Store meat properly 2. Wash your hands 3. Disinfect the natural way 4. Safe feeding 5. Avoid plastic bowls  Conclusion If you are a beginner at giving your dog raw food, there may be some trepidation on your part as a dog owner. This is because there have been a lot...
  • The Benefits of Raw Dog Food for a Healthy, Happy Dog

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Advantages of Raw Feeding for Your Dog Shinier coat Weight management  Not so smelly  More moisture Dental health benefits Strengthened immune system Conclusion There’s a reason why dogs are referred to as man’s best friend. Without a doubt, you love your buddy and feeding it the best and highest quality diet is a priority. Raw dog food has gained popularity in...
  • Wet Cat Food: Is It Good For Sensitive Stomach?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Cats with sensitive stomachs Signs your cat has a sensitive stomach Why does my cat have a sensitive stomach? Changes in diet Medicines Stress Hairballs Is wet cat food good for a sensitive stomach? How to find the best wet food for your cat with a sensitive stomach? How to make homemade wet cat food? Tips to soothe your cat’s tummy...
  • How Do You Make Raw Dog Food At Home?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Is a raw diet good for your dog? Making raw dog food at home What ingredients are in a raw diet? Best raw food for dogs How much homemade dog food to feed? Is it cheaper to make raw dog food at home? Can I add vegetables to my dog’s raw meal? Conclusion  Although feeding raw food does not need cooking,...
  • Mixing Kibble With Raw Meat - Is It OK?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How does your dog digest food?  How kibble alters digestion How to make kibble and raw a safer combination? Transitioning dogs from kibble to a raw diet Conclusion There are several reasons why pet owners mix kibble with raw meat, the main reason being your dog is in the middle of a transition to a fully raw diet. The question on...
  • How Do I Get My Dog To Put On Weight Raw?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why is my dog not gaining weight? Stress Inadequate diet Picky eater Illness  How do I get my dog to gain weight with a raw diet? Make a meal plan Add vegetables and fruits to the diet Create a new feeding schedule Increase food intake Exercise regularly  Hydrate your dog daily Introduce a high protein/fat diet Will eggs make my dog...
  • What Are The Pros And Cons Of Feeding Your Dog Raw Food?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why is feeding your dog raw food popular? Pros of feeding your dog raw food (Assuming nutritionally balanced) Boosts your pet’s immune system Improves skin and coat health Better dental hygiene  Less stool volume and odour Better physique Cons of feeding your dog raw food Risk of contagion Nutritional imbalance Choking hazard How to safely handle raw food Cost of raw...
  • What's The Best Raw Food For Dogs?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why feed raw dog food? Best raw food for dogs Chicken  Lamb  Beef  Venison  Salmon  Duck  Kale Carrot Sweet potatoes   Raw eggs Fruits  How to get started feeding raw? How to prepare homemade raw dog food? Conclusion  Over the last decade, raw dog food has grown in popularity. There are a plethora of professionally prepared diets available that are made from...
  • Will Raw Meat Hurt My Dog?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Can a dog get sick from eating raw meat? My dog ate raw meat and has diarrhoea How often should dogs eat raw meat? Will raw hamburger meat hurt dogs? Can dogs eat raw beef fat? How to reduce the risk of raw meat hurting your dog? Be cautious when you feed them bones Take note of the meat’s quality Learn...
  • How Much Raw Meat Should A Dog Eat?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is a raw meal? How much raw meat should a dog eat? How do you calculate raw dog food? For an adult dog For a puppy Activeness of your dog How much raw meat does a dog need per day? How much raw mince to feed dogs? What raw meat should I feed my dog? Conclusion  There are differing perspectives...
  • Is Raw Feeding Good For Your Dog?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is raw feeding my dog? What does a raw feed consist of?  Prey Food Model BARF Model Benefits of raw feeding for dogs Does raw meat make dogs aggressive? How to start feeding your dog raw food? Can I feed my dog raw ground beef, mince or steak?  Can I feed my dog raw meat from the supermarket? Conclusion Many...
  • Raw Feeding Guide for Dogs 

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is raw feeding for dogs? What is a raw food diet? Cost of raw feeding for dogs Dispelling the myths of raw food diet a. Bacteria b. Raw bones Benefits of raw food for dogs Better behaviour Helps dogs with ailments and chronic conditions 10 simple rules to get started on raw feeding Rule # 1: Raw dog food diet...
  • Are You Storing Your Dog’s Food Properly? Tips On How To Keep Dog Food Fresh

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why is storing dog food properly important? Tips on how to keep dog food fresh Storing dry dog food Storing and preserving raw dog food Keeping homemade dog food fresh Storing canned wet dog food the right way What should you avoid when trying to keep dog food fresh? What containers are best for storing my dog’s food? Conclusion Once you...
  • 7 Natural Remedies For An Itchy Dog

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Apple cider vinegar Baking soda Coconut oil Yoghurt Epsom salt Lavender, tea tree and calendula flower oil Witch hazel Conclusion Mild itching once in a while for your dog is usually not a sign of serious health issues. However, it can be pretty irritating and if your dog starts to develop symptoms such as licking or restlessness from itching, it may...
  • Ear Infections In Dogs

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Types of dog ear infection Symptoms of dog ear infections Causes of dog ear infection 1. Dog ear mites 2. Allergies 3. Hormone imbalances 4. Dog diet Treatment for dog ear infections Preventing dog ear infections Conclusion You may have observed that your dog has been itching as of late and has been scratching itself, particularly near the ears. Constant ear...
  • Itchy Dog: Why It’s Happening and How To Solve It

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why is my dog itchy? 1. Dry skin 2. Fleas and ticks 3. Environmental allergies 4. Bacterial infections 5. Food allergies 6. Boredom, anxiety or stress How can I help my dog? Oatmeal baths Coconut oil Use soothing shampoo Tea soaks Aloe vera Change its diet Apple cider vinegar Best food for itchy dog skin When should I visit the vet?...
  • My Dog Sounds Like He Has A Hairball: Help! Why Is My Dog Gagging?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why Is My Dog Gagging Like He Has A Hairball?  Hairball Kennel Cough Chronic Bronchitis Collapsing Trachea Cancer Heart Issues Reverse Sneezing Parasite Infection In The Intestine What Causes Hairballs In Dogs?  Are Hairballs Dangerous For Dogs?  What To Do If Your Dog Has Hairballs?  Preventing Hairballs In Dogs Fix Your Dog’s Diet Treat Fleas And Ticks Brush Your Dog Regularly...
  • All About Protein Supplements For Dogs

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What does protein do for my dog? Sources of protein How much protein does my dog need? Is high protein good for dogs?  Do all dogs need high protein diets? Can I give my dog whey protein? Protein and weight in dogs Protein powder for dogs weight gain Choices for protein supplements for dogs Protein supplements for senior dogs Can I...
  • Calcium Supplements for Dogs - The Best Sources

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What does calcium do for dogs? How much calcium does my dog need?  Best sources of calcium for your dogs 1. Yoghurt 2. Cheese 3. Vegetables 4. Bones Ground bone for dogs Can my dog drink milk for calcium? Do dogs need calcium supplements? When to give your dog calcium supplements? Conclusion We have all heard about calcium and how it...
  • Dog Supplements - What are they and do dogs need supplements?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is a supplement? Types of dog supplements When are dog supplements necessary? Do supplements work? How do I know whether a supplement is effective? Should I get advice from a vet before giving my dog a supplement? You are not a vet Toxicity and more health problems Interaction with medication Dog supplements for homemade food What should I look for...
  • High Protein Low Fat Dog Food- A New Diet For Your Dog

    Protein and carbs are one of the most crucial things to look for when choosing the finest diet for your dog, according to nearly all pet parents. Is it necessary to provide your dog with a high protein low fat diet? Let’s cut through the confusion together in this article.  What is high protein low fat dog food? High protein low fat dog food...
  • High Protein Dog Food – What It Really Means

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What ‘high protein’ means What does crude protein mean? Where does crude protein come from? What is the difference between crude protein and protein? Is crude protein good? High protein dog food problems Dry dog food high in animal protein Crude protein in wet food – gently cooked and raw meat Crude protein in wet food – processed can food Is...
  • Delicious Homemade Raw Cat Food Recipe

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why Make Homemade Cat Food?  What Do Cats Need To Eat?  Equipment Needed For Raw Cat Food Raw Food Recipe for Healthy Cats Meat variations 1. Turkey 2. Duck, pheasant or quail 3. Rabbit 4. Fish Putting Together The Raw Cat Food Raw Cat Food Without Bone Conclusion It is without a doubt that cats benefit from a raw diet and...
  • Raw Cat Food Supplements - What To Add to My Cat’s Raw Diet?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why should I add supplements to my cat’s diet?  Supplements for raw cat food 1. Nutritional Yeast  2. Kelp 3. Vitamin E 4. Blue-lipped Mussel  5. Psyllium husk Cat supplements to avoid  Conclusion A favourite diet among cats and cat owners alike is the raw cat food diet. Raw cat food that is safe to be fed to your cats, contains...
  • Raw Food For Cats: How Much Is Truly Enough

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How much should I feed my cat? Ideal food portion for kittens Ideal food portion for adult cats Other factors that determine how much raw food to feed your cat Is raw cat food safe? How to prepare raw cat food? Conclusion  Raw cat food is exactly that—food that hasn't been processed and is composed entirely of raw materials. Cats are...
  • Raw Cat Food - Is Raw Diet Good For Cats?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Can you feed cats raw meat? Can cats get worms from eating raw meat? What raw food is best for cats? Raw diet for cats benefits 1. Increased water intake 2. Improved dental hygiene 3. Weight maintenance  4. High palatability Pros and cons of raw cat food What meat is best for cats? What kind of meats aren’t suitable for cats?...
  • Urinary Tract Cat Food: Reduce Your Cat’s Risk of FLUTD

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is urinary tract cat food?  Signs and symptoms of urinary issues in cat Foods that increase risk of UTI in cats Does dry food cause UTI in cats?  Other foods that can help prevent urinary problems in cats  Water Bone Broth Apple Cider Vinegar Difference between urinary tract cat food and regular cat food How long does it take for...
  • Can Dogs Eat Salmon? Safely Feed Salmon To Your Dog!

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Is salmon good for dogs? Is it safe to feed my dog salmon? How should I prepare salmon for my dog? When is salmon bad for dogs? Salmon poisoning in dogs Signs of salmon poisoning in dogs What to do if your dog eats raw salmon? Can dogs eat smoked salmon? Can dogs eat canned salmon? Can dogs eat salmon eggs?...
  • Can Cats Eat Dog Food? Know What’s Safe and What’s Not for Your Kitty

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Is it safe for cats to eat dog food?  Why is my cat eating dog food?  Cats and dogs have different nutritional needs Difference between cat food and dog food 1. Taste 2. Protein content 3. Vitamins and minerals essential for a feline  Taurine Arachidonic acid Vitamin A 4. Niacin 5. Calories 6. Size Cat eating dog food side effects What...
  • Low Carb Cat Food - Why Your Cat Doesn’t Need Carbs

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why feed high protein, low carb food to your catWhat is high protein low carb cat food? Benefits of a high protein, low carbohydrate cat food diet Does my cat need low carb cat food? 1. Age 2. Weight 3. Health problems Types of low carb cat food Wet food Semi-moist food Dry food Should you feed low carb or no...
  • Diabetic Cat Food And Tips On Feeding Your Diabetic Cat

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Role of obesity in diabetes  Best food for diabetic cats 1. Low carb, high protein cat food 2. Wet cat food  3. Palatable food 4. Small portions of food How to feed diabetic cats Homemade diets for diabetic cats Conclusion Diabetes is a fairly common problem, not just in humans but in cats too! Most cats actually suffer from Type II...
  • Cat Diabetes and Symptoms - It is NOT the End for Your Cat

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is Cat Diabetes?  Type I Diabetes Type II Diabetes Symptoms of Diabetes in Cats 1. Excessive Thirst and Urination 2. Increased Weight Loss and Appetite 3. Lack of appetite, vomiting, lethargy  4. Change in gait of cat How long does a cat live with diabetes?  How to treat a cat with diabetes?  1. Diet 2. Insulin therapy Food for Cats...
  • Why is My Cat Not Drinking Water: Reasons and Tips to Keep It Hydrated

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How much water does a cat need?  Why won’t my cat drink water? It is getting enough water from food.  Health issues Cleanliness Other water sources Changes in routine How to tell if your cat is drinking enough water How to get your cat to drink more water Feed it wet food Add some water to dry food Location of the...
  • My Cat Doesn’t Like Wet Food: How to Switch From Dry Cat Food to Wet Without Fuss

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why does your cat not like wet food?  Transitioning from dry to wet cat food Cold turkey method Make wet cat food more enticing Conclusion You may want your cat to eat wet food because wet food is an excellent source of nutrition for your cat, but your cat has other ideas! Cats are creatures who do as they please and...
  • Food for Picky Cats: Getting your finicky cat to eat well

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why is your picky cat not eating? What can I feed a picky cat?   Wet food for picky cats Dry food for picky cats Tips and tricks to get your picky cat to eat Get into a routine Try different types of foods Reduce treats Try a meal topper Try a different protein Switch it up Add some liquid Encourage...
  • Cat not eating: Why and How to Trick Your Cat to Eat

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Is it dangerous if your cat is not eating? Why your cat is not eating 1. Illness 2. Recent vaccination 3. Psychological issues 4. Picky and finicky cat 5. Unfamiliar surroundings 6. Food issues  7. Old age Reasons why your kitten is not eating  1. Kitten may still be learning what they like to eat 2. Kitten may have upper respiratory...
  • Natural Cat Food: High Quality Diet for Your Kitty

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is natural cat food?  Natural wet cat food  Natural dry cat food  What is the difference between natural and organic cat food?  What are natural and artificial flavors in cat food? Natural cat food for urinary tract health How to get a cat on a natural food diet?  Conclusion  Natural cat food consists of high quality ingredients without any additives...
  • Organic Cat Food: The Healthiest Food Choice for Your Feline

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is organic cat food?   How is organic food different from other types of cat food? Natural cat food  Holistic cat food Why should I feed my cat organic food?   Is organic cat food better?  Higher quality Fewer digestive issues  Promotes healthy coat No animal by-products Less likely to cause food intolerances or allergies  Should I feed my cat organic...
  • Soft Dry Dog Food - All You Need To Know About Semi-Moist Diet

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is soft dry dog food? Semi-soft dry dog food  Soft dry dog food for dogs with bad teeth Benefits of soft dry dog food Flavourful Shelf life Easier to clean up Great for picky eaters Cost-effective Easy to chew and digest Possible drawbacks of soft dry dog food Not all brands are nutritious  May contain preservatives and additives  Soft dry...
  • Low Sodium Diet for Dogs: A Healthy Food Choice for Your Doggy

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How can I lower my dog’s sodium?  Factors to consider when choosing low sodium dog food Type of food Low sodium dry dog food Low sodium wet dog food Age and size Flavor and nutritional value Ingredients to avoid in a low sodium diet for dogs Artificial additives Sodium Nitrate Human processed food High sodium dog treats Low sodium dog foods...
  • Best Dog Food for Heart Health: The Heart Friendly Low Sodium Diet

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Signs of heart failure in dogs Causes of CHF in dogs What do you feed a dog with congestive heart failure? Low sodium dog food   Amino Acids (Taurine and Carnitine) Magnesium and B-Vitamins Coenzyme Q10 and Vitamins A, C and E Potassium & Magnesium Omega 3 fatty acids What foods should be avoided with congestive heart failure? Conclusion Heart disease may...
  • Low sodium dog food: Feeding an optimum diet for your canine

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Can dogs eat salt? How much sodium does your dog need? Benefits of a low sodium diet What does too much sodium do to a dog?  Conditions that require a low sodium diet Heart Disease Kidney Disease Liver Disease Salt Toxicity Ascites Seizure prone dogs  What is considered low sodium in dog food? Low sodium wet dog food Low sodium dry...
  • Dog Mother’s Day: 10 Ways to Celebrate the Occasion with Your Dog

    Although the traditional Mother’s Day is celebrated with our children, many people are now celebrating this special day with their dogs. Dogs are very much part of the family and are often referred to as ‘fur kids’ and ‘babies’. Just as raising children is no small task, raising a puppy also requires hard work and dedication. Owning a dog teaches us to be patient,...
  • Best Senior Dog Food: A Well-Balanced Diet for Aging Dogs

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How to choose the best senior dog food? Should all older dogs eat senior food? Wet senior dog food vs dry food Don’t restrict protein Senior dogs supplements for special nutritional needs Transitioning to senior dog food Feed senior dogs for organ health How to shop for senior dog food?  Best grain-free senior dog food Best senior dog food for dogs...
  • Freeze Dried Raw Dog Food: Nutritious and Mess Free Food for Your Dog

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is freeze dried raw dog food? How is dog food freeze dried? Pros and cons of freeze dried raw dog food Pros of freeze dried raw dog food Minimally processed No preservatives or additives Long term and convenient storage Bulkier and more filling Cons of freeze dried raw dog food May harbor bacteria Expensive Longer meal preparation How does freeze-drying...
  • Best Wet Dog Food: Choosing the Right Food for Your Dog

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Is wet food good for dogs? Wet dog food vs dry dog food Moisture content  Taste and Smell Storage and Freshness Dental benefits How to choose the best wet food for your pet? Animal protein as first ingredient Grain free vs whole grains Nutritious vegetables No fillers Additives free Different texture or forms How much wet dog food does a dog...
  • Beef Liver for Dogs: The nutrient-rich food choice for your dog

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Is beef liver good for dogs?  Nutritionally rich Benefits to the liver Source of Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids Energy boosting Risks of over-feeding your dog beef liver Copper toxicity Hypervitaminosis A Excessive Iron Loose stools High Phosphorus How much liver can I give my dog? How to cook beef liver for dogs?Is cooked or raw beef liver for...
  • Dog Food For Sensitive Stomach: What Causes Tummy Upset and What Food Is Best?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How to determine if my dog has a sensitive stomach? Intermittent loose stools Diarrhoea Sounds from the tummy Flatulence that is excessive Vomiting randomly and occasionally Other symptoms Why does my dog have a sensitive stomach? Change in diet Inflammation Built up gas Ulcers Motion sickness What can I do to solve this? Control what you feed your dog Feed high...
  • The Best Dog Food for Skin Allergies - Best Natural Food Options

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is the best food for dogs with dry itchy skin?  Eggs are good for dogs with itchy skin Fish oil is a natural remedy for dog’s itchy skin Fish based diet Raw dog food for skin allergies  How will I know which food is best for my dog?  Conclusion You notice your dog is scratching incessantly and biting its paws...
  • Limited Ingredient Dog Food - Is it Better for Your Dog?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is limited ingredient dog food?  How many ingredients in dog food is considered ‘limited’? Proteins in limited ingredient dog food Carbohydrates in limited ingredient dog food What is the difference between grain free and limited ingredient dog food?  Limited ingredient dog food for skin allergies Does your dog need a limited ingredient diet?  Conclusion Dog foods marketed with ‘limited ingredients’...
  • Chicken Allergy In Dogs: All You Need To Know To Manage It

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Signs and Symptoms of Chicken Allergy in Dogs What causes chicken allergy in dogs? When does chicken allergy in dogs develop?  How common are food allergies in dogs? Chicken allergy treatment and diagnosis Common myths about feeding dogs chicken I’ve fed my dog chicken their entire life! How could my dog be allergic to chicken?  My dog is allergic to chicken...
  • Chicken Free Dog Food for Dogs with Food Allergies

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Is Chicken Good for Dogs? Food Allergy vs Food Intolerance in Dogs Is Your Dog Allergic to Poultry? Dog Food Without Chicken What is Chicken Meal in Dog Food? Is Chicken Meal Bad for Dogs? Chicken Meal vs Chicken By-Product Factors to Consider When Choosing Chicken Free Dog Food Price Dog’s Age Dog’s Breed and Size Ingredients Other Allergies Conclusion Food...
  • Dog Skin Allergies - What You Need To Know About Symptoms, Causes And Hypoallergenic Diet

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How to tell if your dog is having an allergic reaction?  What causes skin allergies in dogs?  Food Fleas Grooming products Environment  How can I treat my dog’s skin allergies?  What is the best hypoallergenic dog food?  Hydrolyzed Diets  Home-cooked Diets  Limited ingredient dog food Does grain-free dog food help with my dog’s skin allergies?  Chicken allergy in dogs What can...
  • Senior Dog Food - A Feeding Guide

    TABLE OF CONTENTS When is a dog considered a senior? What should I feed my senior dog? Do older dogs need more protein or less?  What is the best senior dog food? Protein Fat Fibre Calories Specific Nutrients Should all older dogs eat senior dog food?  What’s the #1 cause of food-related illness in senior dogs? How much food should I feed my senior...
  • Puppy Fever: What to do when Your Puppy has a Temperature

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why would a puppy have a fever?  Normal puppy temperature  How to tell if your puppy has a fever?  Puppy fever treatment  Puppy fever teething Conclusion It can be hard to tell when your puppy has a fever, simply because your puppy can’t actually tell you that it is not feeling well. Even when you know that your puppy is not...
  • Fever In Dogs - Symptoms, Causes & Tips to Reduce Your Dog’s Temperature

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is a Normal Dog Temperature? How to Tell if a Dog Has Fever? (Signs and Symptoms) Causes of Dog Fever  Vaccination Infection or Inflammation Toxins How to Take Your Dog’s Temperature? Rectal Thermometer Ear Thermometer  How Can You Tell if a Dog Has a Temperature Without A Thermometer? When Should You Bring the Dog to a Veterinarian? Dog Fever Treatment...
  • High Fiber Dog Food: The Healthy Digestive Diet For Your Dog

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Do dogs need fiber? Benefits of high fiber diet for dogs What is fiber?  Soluble fiber  Insoluble fiber  How much fiber should a dog have in its diet?  How can I add more fiber to my dog’s diet?  Apples Pumpkin Beet pulp Brown rice Flaxseed Blueberries and Strawberries Other vegetables  High fiber dog food for anal gland problems High fiber dog food...
  • Limited Ingredient Cat Food - Should You Make The Switch?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is limited ingredient cat food?  Common food allergies in cats  What ingredients should you avoid in cat food?  Meat byproducts and rendered fat Chemicals, Dyes and Preservatives Corn meal, soy and carbohydrate fillers Rice How to tell if your cat has a food allergy?  How will a limited ingredient diet help my cat? Transitioning your cat to a limited ingredient...
  • Sensitive Stomach Cat Food - Stop Diarrhea and Vomiting

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How do you know if your cat has a sensitive stomach?  Vomiting Diarrhea Not eating properly Excessive gas Causes of sensitive stomach in cats  How to find the best food for your cat if it has a sensitive stomach Limited ingredient diet Novel protein diet Hydrolyzed protein diet Change the form of cat food Provide food that have lower fat levels...
  • Hydrolyzed Protein Cat Food: Does Your Cat Need It?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is hydrolyzed protein cat food? Does your cat need hydrolyzed protein cat food? Benefits of hydrolyzed protein cat food  Hydrolyzed protein cat food side effects  How to choose the best hydrolyzed protein cat food Hydrolyzed protein cat food for IBD  Conclusion Food allergies are quite common in cats. If your cat seems to be showing signs of a food allergy...
  • Novel Protein Cat Food for Cats with Food Allergies

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What are novel proteins?  Does your cat need a novel protein diet? Novel proteins in food trials Novel proteins for your cat Lamb Duck  Venison Kangaroo Rabbit Pork Conclusion It is not unusual for cats to suffer from food allergies and intolerances. If your cat is presenting with food allergy symptoms, your vet may advise you to start it on novel...
  • Vegan Cat Food - Can Cats Go On A Plant-Based Diet?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is vegan cat food?  Can cats be vegan? Risk and deficiencies of a vegan cat diet  Nutrients that vegan cats need if they are on a plant based diet Amino Acids Taurine Proteins Vitamin D  Carbohydrates Vitamin A  Arachidonic Acid Vitamin B12 Vegan cat food guidelines When can I feed my cat a vegan diet?  Conclusion Turning vegan has been...
  • Colitis In Cats Treatment - How To Manage And Relieve IBD Discomfort

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Treatment for colitis in cats Diet modification Medication How to treat colitis in cats naturally?  Stress colitis in cats treatment Will colitis in cats go away on its own?  Conclusion Colitis in cats can be worrisome but with the right treatment, can be managed or even eliminated. Many times, effective treatment is based on determining the underlying cause of inflammation that...
  • Colitis in cats: Dealing with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is colitis in cats? What causes IBD in cats?  Stress and anxiety Food intolerances and allergies Illnesses  Infectious agents Signs and symptoms of colitis in cats How is colitis in cats diagnosed?  Treatment for colitis in cats Dietary changes Medication Environment How to prevent colitis in cats? Conclusion Colitis in cats is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that can be...
  • Help! What Should I Do If My Dog Is Choking?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Signs and symptoms your dog is choking What can cause choking in dogs?  Balls Cooked bones Raw bones Rawhide bones Sticks and stones Children’s toys Medical conditions What to do if your dog is choking?  Heimlich Maneuver for Dogs  Heimlich maneuver for smaller dogs Heimlich Maneuver for large dogs  Taking care of your dog after choking Preventing choking in the future...
  • The Best Bones For Your Dog To Chew On, Safely

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What bones can dogs eat? Raw bones for dogs Other dog chews  Best bones for small dogs Marrow bones for dogs Safety guidelines when giving raw bones to your dog Benefits of feeding bones to dogs Health and nutritional benefits Behavioral benefits Conclusion Dogs love chewing!. You may want to give your dog bones to chew on but have probably heard that...
  • Can Dogs Eat Chicken Bones?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Are chicken bones bad for dogs?  Potential obstruction  Risk of tearing the GI tract Contamination from bacteria Can dogs eat raw chicken bones? Can dogs eat cooked chicken bones?  What to do if my dog ate chicken bones? Stay calm Prevent further access Call your vet Do not self treat your dog Watch for signs  Can chicken bones kill dogs?  How...
  • Effective Treatment For Mange In Cats

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How to treat a cat with mange?  Medication Oral antiparasitic medication Injections Topical creams Medicated shampoos and dips Antibiotics Possible complications of medication for mange in cats Natural treatment for mange in cats Apple cider vinegar Olive oil, castor oil & coconut oil Garlic Goldenseal Hydrogen peroxide and borax Neem oil Preventing mange in cats from reoccurring Conclusion Treatment for mange...
  • What Causes Mange in Cats?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Canine Scabies (Sarcoptic Mange) Feline Scabies ( Notoedric Mange) Ear Mites (Otodectic Mange) Walking Dandruff (Cheyletiellosis) Feline Demodicosis Trombiculosis Fur Mites (Lynxacariasis) Mange in cat symptoms Can a cat die from mange?  Can dogs get mange from cats? Conclusion Mange is caused by the infestation of mites that proliferate into the cat’s skin. However, there are various types of mites that...
  • Mange in Cats - How to Identify and Prevent this Skin Disease

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is mange? Causes of mange in cats Sarcoptic mange Demodectic mange Walking dandruff (Cheyletiellosis) Notoedric mange Otodectic mange Signs of mange in cats  How is mange in cats diagnosed?  Treatment for mange in cats  How to prevent mange in cats Is mange in cats contagious to humans?  Conclusion  Mange in cats is actually an uncommon condition. If you’ve happened to...
  • Help! What Can I Do To Stop My Cat From Itching?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Signs your cat has an itch problem Why is my cat itchy but does not have fleas? What causes my cat to be itchy? 1. Fleas 2. Food allergy 3. Bites from insects 4. Atopy 5. Bacterial skin infections 6. Psychological factors How can I soothe my cat's itchy skin? Change its diet Flea treatment Topical treatments Bandage affected area Use...
  • What To Expect After Neutering My Dog? Some Tips On Surgery Aftercare

    Spaying and neutering your pet is a common procedure to prevent unwanted pregnancies in dogs. It can also help with some medical conditions and behavioral problems. If you are planning on spaying or neutering your dog, proper aftercare post surgery will help to ensure a smooth recovery for your dog.  What to expect after your dog is spayed or neutered If it’s your first...
  • Can You Spay A Dog In Heat?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Complications of spaying a dog in heat Should you spay a dog in heat? - Some points to help you decide Consider your dog’s pregnancy risk Coping with the a dog in heat  When is the best age to spay your dog? Conclusion The short answer to this is yes, you can spay a dog in heat. However, many vets will...
  • When Is The Best Time To Neuter Your Dog?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Neutering vs spaying Neutering a male dog When should I neuter a male dog?  Spaying a female dog When should I spay a female dog?   When should I neuter or spay my dog according to its breed size? Benefits of neutering or spaying your dog  Your female dog will live have a longer and healthier life Your female dog will not...
  • Dog in Heat : Cycle and Mating Process

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Dog heat cycle stages Proestrus stage Estrus Stage Diestrus Stage Anestrus Stage Dog mating process  First stage coitus The turn Second stage coitus Can I separate dogs while they are mating?  Can you spay a dog in heat?  Conclusion A little knowledge about the dog heat cycle and dog mating process might prepare you for the experience especially for first time...
  • Which Dog Breed Personality Is Your Dog?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Dog breed personality types Herding dogs Sporting Dogs Hound Dogs Working dogs Terrier Dogs Toy dogs Non-Sporting Dogs Conclusion Similar to humans, dogs too have unique and distinct personalities. While some of your dog’s personality is completely up to the individual, many of your dog’s traits are due to the genetics of its breed. Knowing a little about dog breed personality...
  • How To Tell If Your Dog Is Happy

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Physical signs that your dog is happy Body that is relaxed Tail carriage that is relaxed Full body wag Ears that are at ease Eyes that are relaxed Mouth that is relaxed Brow that is relaxed Tongue hanging out Healthy Coat Behavioral signs that your dog is happy Good appetite Happy barks Non destructive behavior Sleeping well Loves playtime Exposes its...
  • Dog personality and how it affects their behavior

    Personality refers to individual differences in characteristics patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving. It might surprise you, but dogs too, have sets of behaviors that are consistent over context and time. Studies on personality help us to understand the different traits between breeds and how individual dogs behave because of their personality type.  Photo by Jamie Street on Unsplash Types of dog personalities In...
  • Dog behavior - What’s normal, what’s not and solutions to help you address it

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Common dog behavior problems Chewing Separation Anxiety Digging Begging Peeing at inappropriate places Chasing Biting Aggressive dog behavior Jumping Barking Dog behavior training Set up a schedule Equipment Choose a method Basic Commands Get professional help How to tell if your dog is happy?  Conclusion Dog behavior problems are often misunderstood by pet owners because we are not aware of the...
  • Female Dog in Heat Behavior & Tips to Handle a Dog in Heat

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Dog in heat symptoms How to handle female dog in heat  Cleaning tips: Preventing pregnancy: Keeping your dog comfortable: Preventing complications: How often will my dog go into heat?  Do male dogs go into heat?  Conclusion Heat refers to the stage in which a female dog’s reproductive cycle becomes receptive to mating with male dogs. Mature eggs are released from the...
  • Dog Psychology - Get to know your dog better

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is dog psychology? Importance of understanding your dog - Why is dog psychology important?  Builds a strong, healthy relationship Keeps everyone safe It helps you communicate better It helps reduce stress It allows early intervention Effective training  Dog psychology facts Dominance Dog’s love for humans is unconditional Guilt Living in the present You should not hug a dog My dog...
  • Dog Diabetes Causes and Treatments

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Dog diabetes causes Genetics Obesity Pancreatitis Inflammation Autoimmunity Diet Dog diabetes treatment  Conclusion It’s important to know the causes of dog diabetes so that this chronic disease can be prevented before it develops. As pet owners, it is our responsibility to make sure to reduce the exposure to diabetes risk factors.  Dog diabetes causes Diabetes in dogs occurs when the pancreas...
  • Coping With The Final Stages of Dog Diabetes - The Best Course of Action For Your Pet

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Average lifespan of dog with diabetes What is diabetic ketoacidosis in dogs?  Signs and symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis in dogs When to put a diabetic dog down Conclusion Canine diabetes is a disease that can be managed if caught early and treated. However, there may come a time when we have to make the hard decision whether to put down our...
  • Symptoms of Diabetes in Dogs - Watch Out for These Signs!

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Can dogs get diabetes?  Signs of diabetes in dogs 1. Frequent urination 2. Excessive thirst  3. Increase in appetite 4. Weight loss 5. Cloudy Eyes 6. Worsening Vision 7. Poor coat and skin quality 8. Vomiting  9. Lack of energy  10. Weak muscles  Diabetic ketoacidosis Diabetic dog treats Conclusion Diabetes can affect both dogs and cats. Other animals such as apes,...
  • Diabetic dog food that will help you manage your dog’s diabetes

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is diabetic dog food?  What is the best diet for a diabetic dog? What human food can I feed my diabetic dog?  How often should I feed my diabetic dog? Conclusion You might be surprised but dogs too, can suffer from diabetes. If you have a diabetic dog, you are probably looking for ways to help your dog cope with...
  • Natural Pain Relief For Dogs in Pain

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How to tell if a dog is in pain? What causes pain in dogs?  Natural pain relief for dogs Glucosamine  Hemp seed oil Turmeric Essential Fatty Acids Massage Physical Therapy Conclusion  Dogs feel pain just as humans do. As pet owners, we definitely do not want our dogs to suffer any discomfort. However, dogs are incredibly good at hiding their pain...
  • Glucosamine for Dogs - Helping your Dog cope with Arthritis Pain

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is arthritis in dogs?  Symptoms of arthritis in dogs What is glucosamine? Can you give a dog human glucosamine? 1. The human and animal digestive systems are different 2. Dosage difference 3. Added ingredients How much glucosamine can a dog take?  When should I give my dog glucosamine?  Types of glucosamine supplements for dogs 1. Liquid hip and joint supplements...
  • Organic Wet Dog Food - Benefits for a Healthy Dog!

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is organic wet dog food? Is organic wet dog food better for dogs? It has great water content It smells great  It’s easier to chew  It helps your dog to feel full Best wet organic dog food Conclusion  There are many types of dog food on the market, and it’s hard to know which is the best one feed our...
  • Organic Dog Food - What are the Pros and Cons

    TABLE OF CONTENTS What is organic dog food?  Natural dog food Holistic dog food Benefits of organic dog food 1. Better overall health 2. Prevention of diseases 3. Weight Control 4. Reduces allergies 5. Better digestion 6. No animal by-products Disadvantages of organic dog food 1. Cost 2. Availability of organic dog food The best organic dog food replacements Conclusion When it comes to...
  • Cat overgrooming - 3 main causes and how to stop it

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why do cats lose hair because of allergies? Monitor cat hair loss and allergies Cat diet and allergies  Best food to eat for cat with allergies How to treat pain that leads to overgrooming How to treat cat fleas that lead to overgrooming How to treat stress that lead to overgrooming Conclusion Cat overgrooming occurs when a cat spends an excessive...
  • Cat Losing Hair - Why my kitty has bald spots?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Why is my cat losing hair - what can I do about it? What do bald patches on cats look like?  Symptoms accompanying cat hair loss Causes of Cat Hair Loss Parasites Over grooming due to stress and anxiety Allergies causing hair loss in cats Skin infections Pain Medical conditions Cat hair loss treatment Anti anxiety and anti depressant medications Antihistamines...
  • Common Cat Hair Loss Treatments and Remedies

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Cat hair loss treatment Treatment for External Parasites Treatment for Ringworm Anti histamines Healthy diet Anti anxiety medications and antidepressants Reduce your cat’s stress Will my cat’s hair grow back?  Supplement for cat hair loss Conclusion Alopecia, or hair loss in cats is not an uncommon occurrence and is usually nothing to worry about. Nonetheless, it’s best that you get immediate...
  • Dangers of an Overweight Dog

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Risks of dog obesity Diminished quality of life Health risks  Diabetes Increased blood pressure Respiratory diseases Damage to bones, joints and ligaments Digestive disorders Skin diseases Shortened life expectancy Costly veterinary bills Final words Introduction Imagine coming across a picture of a fat dog online. Analysing the picture, you might think, “Dogs are not meant to be overweight …” or...
  • Is My Dog Overweight? Causes of Dog Obesity

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Why do dogs get overweight? Pet ‘pilferers’  Too much food, not enough exercise Inappropriate food and diet Slower metabolism Dog owners’ behaviour  Genetics or breed How do I know if my dog is overweight? Final words Introduction It is a known fact: pet obesity has been on the rise for years. In January 2020, it was reported that a study...
  • Dog Weight Loss - Diet Plan for Overweight Dogs

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Diet for overweight dogs  How much excess weight does my dog need to drop? What is the right diet for my dog? What is a suitable food portion for my dog’s current condition? Is there anything else I need to be mindful of, besides food? Weight loss dog diet plan Abide by the feeding frequency Count the calories  Say nay...
  • High calorie cat food - Does your cat need it?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS When to feed your cat high calorie cat food? High calorie cat food for sick cat High calorie cat food for weight gain High calorie cat food for senior cats High calorie cat food for pregnant cats High calorie cat food for cats with mouth and teeth problems What to look out for in a high calorie diet Conclusion Is your...
  • Underweight Cat - What Causes It? Cat Weight Loss 101

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How to tell if your cat is underweight?  Cat Body Condition Score Hand Test Causes of Cat Weight Loss Diabetes Not enough food Cancer Feline infectious peritonitis Age Kidney disease Hyperthyroidism Intestinal parasites Mental health Gastrointestinal problems (GI) Toothache Arthritis Medication Failing sense of smell Skinny old cat syndrome (SOCS) Treatment for Underweight Cats Conclusion When it comes to animals, most...
  • What to Feed an Underweight Cat?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Food that fits your cat’s preferences  Food that fits your cat’s nutritional needs  Calculate how much to feed your cat  Good food options for cat weight gain Conclusion You look at your cat and find that it is underweight. What do you do? You would probably start feeding it more food. However, there are certain things to take into consideration when...
  • Treatment for Underweight Cats - How to Fatten Up Your Cat!

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Bring it to the vet Increase meals per day  Have a safe environment Try different food  Enhance food aroma Feed higher calorie food  Conclusion It may be very common to see fat cats. You get the feeling that it is cute and cuddly. Underweight cats, on the other hand, are not as cute. In fact, cats can look rather sickly if...
  • High Calorie Dog Food: Is it Suitable for Your Dog?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS High calorie dog food for weight gain Other tips to help your skinny dog gain weight High calorie dog food for sick dogs High calorie dog food for senior dogs High calorie dog food for puppies How to choose high calorie dog food for your dog Ensure quality over quantity Ensure that there is adequate protein Make changes slowly Say no...
  • How to Feed Underweight Dogs

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Planning how to feed underweight dogs Food portioning Frequency of the meals Improved quality of the food Reasons a dog could be losing weight Cold weather (dog losing weight due to cold weather)  When the dog has allergies When the dog is a fussy eater When the dog is old Final words on how to feed underweight dogs Introduction If...
  • How to Help an Underweight Dog Gain Weight

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction  Signs your dog is underweight Dog weight chart Losing weight fast or suddenly  Losing weight, but is eating and drinking  Helping your dog to gain weight Seek veterinary advice Be mindful of homemade diets  Use reliable weight gain recipes Add high-calorie snacks or treats Add probiotics and weight gain supplements Final words  Introduction  An underweight dog means it is below...
  • Dog Losing Weight: What you should know

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Causes of weight loss in dogs Parasites Wrong diet, changes in diet or fussy eater Diseases and disorders Cancer Kidney disease Heart disease Dental disease Gastrointestinal disorder Anxiety, stress or depression Old age and muscle atrophy Early signs of dying for older dogs Final words Introduction Generally, a dog that is underweight means its weight has fallen below the ideal...
  • Causes of Weight Gain in Cats

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Genetics  Neutered Cats Diet Environment  Breed of Cat Illness  Conclusion If you gain a few extra pounds, you will likely be worried about it if you are already on the rather heavy side. Our cats can gain weight rather easily too! You would be surprised by the number of overweight cats there generally are!  The average weight of a cat can...
  • Best Weight Loss Tips for Cats

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Prevent cat obesity  Do not free feed  Talk to your vet Look at ingredients in cats’ diet Diet Cat Food Exercise  Cut treats  Ignore begging  Conclusion The internet loves fat cats. They are like balls rolling around and are adorable! Some just stay still and give you judgy looks and some are super clumsy, rolling around everywhere.  But did you know...
  • Diet Cat Food - What to Feed Your Fat Cat?

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How much should I feed my cat to promote weight loss?  Best diet cat food  1. Chicken 2. Beef & chicken 3. Duck 4. Lamb 5. Venison 6. Wild Kangaroo Conclusion It always seems tough when it comes to weight loss. Humans find it hard, what more cats! However, losing the extra fat could mean life and death for your cat. Plus, it will likely make your...
  • Average Cat Weight - How Much Should My Cat Weigh?

    Fat cats are so common nowadays that you may not even realize that your cat is overweight too! It is really easy to overfeed our pet cats because they just love their treats! However, the weight of your cat is something you should take seriously as there are many different and difficult problems that may come with an overweight cat.  So what is the...
  • Easy Ways To Exercise Your Cat

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Put needed items on different levels  Have active playtime Create more play bursts Take your cat for a walk Change out toys  Use a feeding ball  Make your cat hunt Use a laser pointer  Conclusion  Overweight cats may look cute but are unhealthy and one of the best ways to help it is through exercise. To reach the average cat weight,...
  • Overweight Cat - Risks and Treatments

    TABLE OF CONTENTS How to tell if my cat is healthy?  Is my cat overweight? Cat Weight Chart Health Risk of an Overweight Cat 1. Diabetes 2. Liver failure 3. Compromised immune system 4. Osteoarthritis  5. Increased surgical and anesthetic risk  6. Skin problems  Treatment for Overweight Cats Reduce calorie intake Change the type of food What to feed my overweight cat?  Conclusion Do...
  • Can Dogs Eat Rice? Types of Rice, Guide to Feeding Dogs Rice

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