Canine Nutrition 101

Canine Nutrition 101

Posted by Kimberly McCourtney on Dec 4th 2020

Diet and nutrition affect every aspect of your pet's life: from nutrition essentials, to feeding basics, to your pet’s social life.NUTRITION BASICSNecessary NutrientsA dog's nutritional health depends on receiving the correct amounts and proportions of nutrients from the six required groups: wat …
3 Ways to Help a Cat Lose Weight

3 Ways to Help a Cat Lose Weight

Posted by Kimberly McCourtney on Dec 3rd 2020

It is estimated that as many as 48% of domestic cats are overweight: Case, Linda. The Cat: Its Behavior, Nutrition & Health. Ames, IA: Iowa State Press, 2003 Helping a cat lose weight is the most important thing to do to ensure a cat’s long-term health and well-being.1. CONTROL CALORIES …
Hairball Management & Healthy Mouths

Hairball Management & Healthy Mouths

Posted by Kimberly McCourtney on Dec 3rd 2020

According to the American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS), 70% of cats show signs of oral disease by age three, often indicated by bad breath, a change in eating or chewing habits, pawing at the face and mouth and depression. Along with professional care from a veterinarian and regular tooth b …