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FDA Reports Findings For DCM Heart Disease Related to Pet Foods

The Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine has just issued a complete report, results of their studies, collaborating with experts outside the U.S. Government , regarding an increase in a serious heart disease called dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs that has been directly related to dog foods. Certain pet foods, many labeled as…

Truth About Raw Meat-Based Diets for Pets

Raw meat based diets (RMBDs) may have all sorts of problems associated with them, despite what passionate and loving pet caretakers may think – scientists think otherwise, including those at the Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine. J. Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM, Ontario Veterinary College, Ontario, Canada is one of the most…

Risks Regarding Raw Pet Food Diets

Raw pet food diets are an emotional trigger for so many. Still, science is science. Writing in the journal Vet Record, the researchers at Ulrecht University analyzed samples from 35 raw meat diet products across eight brands available in the Netherlands, a country where more than half of dog owners are thought to feed their dog, at least…

What's Happening to Your Aging Dog? What to Feed an Aging Dog?

What’s true (and not true) regarding senior diets for dogs? HEAR veterinary nutritionist Dr. Lisa Freeman at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University talks with me on my national Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show. Just like humans, dogs change as they age. One common change is muscle loss, or sarcopenia. This is…

What's the Value of Comparing Pet Food Ingredients?

We want to do what’s right for our pets, and nutrition is one place where we, as pet owners, feel we have control. However, some of the decisions we make regarding pet food, though well meaning, may be based on what we think is right, not what actually is right. For example, comparing ingredients of two different brands…

Just Right by Purina is Made for YOUR Dog

Just Right is a new brand from Purina, which dog owners help to create. This is individually prepared dog food, personalized for your dog based on breed, age, activity level, weight and also the pet owners’ individual preferences. LISTEN, as Dr. Kurt Venator explains this innovative concept on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio. Also, Just…

Dog Food Logic, Linda Case on WGN Radio

Pet food isn’t especially logical – and nutritionist Linda Case, author of “Dog Food Log: Making Smart Decisions for Your Dog in an Age of Too Many Choices,” attempts to makes sense of it all Sunday (May 4) on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio, at 6:35 AM CDT, listen HERE or 720AM. Linda’s…

Facebook Fan Page Updates, Easy Way to Keep Up

If you liked my Facebook Fan Page, thank you! Amazing how we’ve come to depend on Facebook, and so many have kind comments about my page – thank you!!! I’ve received some complaints about not seeing updates, as Facebook has changed their algorithm, making harder to view updates.  I found out (thanks to Julie & Jimmy at…

WGN Radio Petcast: Report from North American Veterinary Conference

This WGN radio Petcast was recorded in January (2012) at the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, FL. Listen HERE (you may need to wait a few moments for the petcast to load). Dr. Ron DeHaven is the executive vice president and CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association, and chair of the Partnership for…

Top Shelf Pet Foods, If Only We Understood What They Are

I appreciated the story in the redeye by Leonor Vivanco, called Top Shelf Pet Food.  I enjoyed reading quotes from my friend, and Tree House Humane Society Development Director Jenny Schlueter, who I believe probably feeds her pets as well as she feeds herself, and truly cares – that’s great. However, so many of the…

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