Pet Nutrition

RB the potbellied pig eating some lettuce
Potbellied pigs (aka pot belly pigs) are omnivores, so their natural diet in the wild would include roots, veggies, nuts, seeds, berries, worms, insects, raw eggs and other...Read More
Small gray and white kitten being bottle fed by a gloved hand
Nom nom nom ... Rosebud is ready for her lunch! Sam is fostering Rosebud and shares how she bottle-feeds kittens from the comfort of her living room....Read More
Senior Pets and Health Issues
Ralph Waldo Emerson famously wrote, “All diseases run into one — old age.” This statement applies to both people and pets; after all, our pets age faster than we do....Read More
Senior dog out on a walk with his person
As happens with humans, dogs often slow down both physically and mentally as they get older....Read More
Cupid the white rabbit eating some lettuce
What should pet bunnies eat? Contrary to popular belief, rabbits need to eat more than just carrots and lettuce....Read More
Black Chihuahua who has received help for pica disorder
The ingestion of non-food items, such as rocks, dirt or fabric, is called pica disorder and it’s a fairly common occurrence in pets....Read More
Black shelter dog with crooked teeth. He has received pet dental care and has clean teeth.
Do you avoid getting up close and personal with your pet’s breath? That bad breath is certainly unpleasant enough, but your pet could have a worse problem....Read More
Overweight cat. Obesity in pets is a health concern.
Obesity in pets is an increasing health risk to our companion animals, specifically for our dogs and cats, and one that is rarely recognized by their people as a real probl...Read More
Feeding a morsel to Maxine the parrot
Contrary to popular belief, parrots should not be fed seed. Their diet should consist of a combination of pellets and whole, fresh foods....Read More
Tan and white dog with cataracts in his eyes
A dog develops a cataract when the lens of the eye clouds, which is caused by changes in the water balance in the lens or changes to the proteins within the lens....Read More