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Importance of Arginine & Deficiency Symtoms

Importance of Arginine & Deficiency Symtoms

In 1981, a seminal research paper titled “Arginine: An Indispensable Amino Acid for Mature Dogs” was published in The Journal of Nutrition (Volume 111). It became the go-to report on the importance of arginine, a type of amino acid, to dogs –...

Cat Nutrition Requirements Chart

As you prepare to take your cat home after successfully completing the adoption process, one of the most common questions you may have is, ‘what should I feed my cat.’ To fully understand and appreciate your cat’s nutritional requirements, it is...

Types of Corn

Recent scientific reports have pointed out that corns are not healthy for humans. Dr. Uma Naidoo, a nutritional psychiatrist, brain expert, and faculty member at Harvard Medical School listed various corn types to avoid. But what are the different types of corn?...

AAFCO vs WSAVA vs Others

There have been several recalls lately that have significantly impacted the supply and availability of pet food. As a pet owner, I am very disappointed that commercial pet food manufacturers are not following the required guidelines set by certain organizations. The...
Is Dog Food Bad for Cats?

Is Dog Food Bad for Cats?

As a pet owner with a cat and two dogs, I remember finding myself wondering if dog food is bad for cats. I think I ran out of cat food and ended up feeding my cat some dry dog food. The cat responded well although she had an upset stomach for some days. For this...

IAMs vs Blue Buffalo: Which one is Better?

Iams vs. Blue Buffalo: Which is better? It depends on what you are looking for in pet food. Iams and blue buffalo are both well-respected brands of dog food, but they come from different backgrounds and have different philosophies when it comes to ingredients. This...