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What Is Ingredient Splitting and Why Is It So Deceptive?

What Is Ingredient Splitting and Why Is It So Deceptive?
  • 10 January 2020
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Stay away from any pet food that uses ingredient splitting. Ingredient splitting is the deceptive practice of subdividing a more abundant, yet inferior quality ingredient into smaller portions. This dubious tactic can be used to artificially raise a meat item to a higher position on an ingredients list, and lower an inferior one. Ingredients are … Continue Reading...

Toxic Christmas Plants – Keep Your Pet Safe!

Toxic Christmas Plants – Keep Your Pet Safe!
  • 7 December 2019
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Don’t make Christmas a mistletoe misery Poinsettia, mistletoe and holly. They’re all plants we associate with Christmas but did you know they’re poisonous to cats and dogs? They’re not alone either — several popular household plants are toxic. Surveys show almost 10% of cats and dogs have fallen ill after eating foliage. Of those, 43% needed urgent veterinary … Continue Reading...

Pancreatitis – Primary Cause for Vet Visits During Holidays

Pancreatitis – Primary Cause for Vet Visits During Holidays
  • 14 November 2019
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While it can happen any time of the year, pancreatitis in pets is one of the primary reasons for busy vet hospitals around the holidays. This disease often raises its ugly head during holiday celebrations, but the savvy pet owner can often keep it at bay by empowering themselves with a little knowledge. PET WANTS … Continue Reading...