April 23, 2019 is Lost Dog Awareness Day, and I am honoring this day with a special discounted membership to DogFoodCoach.com.
Last Sunday, April 14, I was the guest on the “Pet Connections” radio show based out of Minneapolis, MN. Host Cathy Menard interviewed me at length about the benefits of homemade dog food. What a wonderful hour!
Just like us, dogs can get irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a chronic digestive system disorder that can cause discomfort, diarrhea, constipation, mucus in stool and other GI issues. Please contact me if your dog is experiencing tummy troubles as a result of a bothersome food. We will work together to create a customized meal plan for your dog.
If you have a dog with kidney issues, you probably know about oxalates. I recently read a study on vegetable cooking methods on oxalate content. It turns out cooking method does matter when it comes to oxalates.
A few weeks back, I sent a notice about the Hill’s prescription food recall. That recall has expanded to include more products. You can see the new list on the FDA site here…
Coconut oil is a staple in my dog’s diet, and has a wide range of benefits.
Arthritis is common in dogs, just like it is in people. So what can we do for our furry friends who are feeling achy, inflamed and sore from arthritis? There are some dietary and lifestyle adjustments we humans can use — look into them for your dogs too!
I am sure you saw my email the other day about the latest dog food recall. It seems every time we turn around, we see another pet food recall. From plastic, prescription medications and even euthanasia drugs found in pet food, how can we have confidence in what our pets are eating?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just sent out another pet food warning! This time, it is for potentially toxic levels of vitamin D. Several dogs have already gotten sick, and tests have found excessive levels of vitamin D in many dog foods. The FDA notes this is a developing situation, and more recalls may occur.
Please enjoy my latest article in the Adorable Pets Veterinary Center newsletter. From Adorable Pets Veterinary Center Newsletter September 2018 Written by Sarah Whitman, M.S. Dip.C.N., HCAFounder, DogFoodCoach.com We know a varied diet is healthy for us humans. It benefits our animal friends too, for many of the same reasons. Different foods have different nutrients, along…
You look at your dog food bag. It says, “made with real chicken!” or “made with real beef!” So let’s see…. why not just buy real chicken or real beef?
Recently, I attended a workshop on healthy pet foods. The seminar was conducted at a veterinary clinic and the speakers focused on many issues, including the process of making pet food. This process includes removing many nutrients, and then adding them back, in artificial versions.