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Histidine Amino Acid & Symptoms of Deficiency

Histidine Amino Acid & Symptoms of Deficiency

Histidine is one of the essential amino acids recognized by AAFCO and pet food manufacturers are required to formulate a pet diet that includes Histidine. There are reasons for this recognition as essential amino acid and in this article, I’ll explain the...
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 –...

Want to Get a Cat? Full Guide on Caring for a Cat

An exciting new chapter of owning a cat and caring for them as a pet! Very, very exciting! This guide will provide comprehensive info you need to understand as a pet owner caring for a cat. I have also provided key tips to keep in mind when it comes to your...

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...