Animal Health

Honest Kitchen Blog: Home Cooking for Pets 101

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Do you cook for your pet? Does the thought of making home-prepared meals or snacks sound appealing to you? When it comes down to it, making home-prepared pet foods is something that any pet owner can do. Of course, doing so requires owners to be informed about appropriate food ingredients and preparation. There are also […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney’s Best Nine on Instagram for 2016

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Do you use a social media to share aspects of your personal or professional lives? As a holistic veterinarian having a concierge-style, house call practice serving clients and patients in their homes in Los Angeles I often find myself in a variety of interesting neighborhoods and circumstances. When appropriate, I will share information about my […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Causes, Clinical Signs and Prevention of Pancreatitis in Pets

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Some pets have hearty digestive tracts and can tolerate food changes and episodes of dietary indiscertion (eating something one should not) without suffering from any digestive tract upset. Other pets can’t have any deviation from their normal diet for fear of experiencing vomit, diarrhea, decreased appetite, or even pancreatitis. Pancreatitis is a common canine and […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Dr. Mahaney’s Best Pet Products of 2016

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Are you interested in new and novel products that can benefit the health and wellbeing of your pet? The American Pet Products Association (AAPA) estimates that U.S. consumers spent 62.75 billion dollars on pet products in 2016. From the inception of the AAPA’s monitoring of pet product sales in 1994, the amount Americans have spent has […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: The Health Benefits Mussels Provide Our Pets

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There are so many options available for owners to give as treats to our canine and feline companions, but which ones are healthier or less-healthy for your pet? I always recommend owners only offer treats they’d be willing to eat themselves and those that are human-grade, whole-food, and are free from chemical preservatives and artificial […]

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