Posts Categorized: prescription pet foods

A few Myths about Senior Dogs and Nutrition

We all want to make sure we’re supporting our senior pets as they get older, but there are a few myths that persist about what is nutritionally appropriate for senior dogs. Myth #1: Seniors need lower protein diets It’s true that we used to be instructed to lower protein when dogs get older, but current… Read more »

Saying No to Poor Quality Pet Food… Even When It’s Recommended by Your Vet

By Dr. Becker Recently the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) added a fifth ‘vital health assessment’ for veterinarians in determining the health status of their cat and dog patients. The four existing assessments are: temperature, cardio function, respiratory health, and pain. The new “5th Vital Assessment”1 is nutrition. Per Michael Cavanaugh, DVM, and executor director… Read more »