Tag Archives: cat food

How to Manage Your Pet’s Diet During a Pet Food Recall

Cats eating food

Pet foods can be recalled for a variety of reasons, including: contamination with something toxic, bacterial contamination, inadequate amounts of vitamins, or the presence of inedible contaminants. Since I have practiced veterinary medicine through multiple pet food recalls, I have learned a few things about feeding pets despite recalls and what pet owners can do

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Lifestyle Factors Related to Feline Obesity

Buster Brown

June is Adopt-A-Cat Month and every blog post in June will focus on some aspect of our furry feline friends. Today’s topic is obesity. I saw one of my favorite patients the other day. Okay, I admit, all my patients are my favorite. Buster Brown is a mink-coated Tonkinese cat, just a bit over one

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How to Choose the Right Food for Your Pet

A dog and a cat eat pet food out of bowls

If I had to venture a guess as to the most fretted over issue for pet owners, it would be how to choose the right food for their pet. Grocery store and pet shop shelves abound with bags, boxes, and cans. No wonder the decision is difficult. Here are my tips for choosing the right

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How Important is Food?

A bowl of dog food

We all know food provides the energy and nutrients each of us, including our pets, need every day. But as a veterinarian, food is more important than just providing nutrients; it is an integral component of disease and recovery. Food and disease Food is also related to common illnesses veterinarians diagnose on a regular basis.

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