Fat Cat vs Skinny Cat

So you’re thinking, what’s the big deal, right?  I mean many of us carry extra weight, it’s just part of life… isn’t it?  As someone who is by no means a skinny cat, it is a big deal.  There are many side effects to carrying access weight that we don’t tend to think about.  As […]

What is your Pet Food Label Telling You? Part 2 of 2

In part 1 we discussed the informaion commonly found on the front of the bag and some of the marketing trends some companies use to mislead you.  This post is about the information on the back of the bag. Protein First and ‘Real’ Chicken There is no AAFCO definition for ‘real’ chicken. When companies advertise whole chicken […]

What is Your Pet Food Label Telling You? Part 1 of 2

There is a lot of information out in the world today about pet food. So many ads, trends and choices. How do you decide what is best for your pet? It can be overwhelming to wade through all of the options, advertising, and media to determine what information is accurate and what is important. The […]

My Tour of the Royal Canin Plant

The pet food market is a fiercely competitive one, where many food companies take advantage of the lax marketing laws to make their food appear to be the absolute best.  In the veterinary field we spend a lot of time constantly increasing and updating our knowledge about nutrition; as nutrition is a vital component of your […]