diet

Dr. Patrick Mahaney Sings Praises of The Honest Kitchen’s New Diet: Revel

This article was originally seen on The Honest Kitchen’s Blog: Introducing The Honest Kitchen’s Newest Dog Food: Revel I am always intrigued to learn of new diets available for my canine patients, especially when the formulation includes whole-food ingredients. Kibble contains protein and grain ‘meals and by-products’ which don’t naturally exist, so it’s important that dog owners […]

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MUTTerings with Nikki Moustaki: I’m Not Fat, Baby, I Was Born This Way

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I’m honored to be called up to contribute my veterinary perspective to articles written by my fellow pet media cohorts.  My friend Nikki Moustaki published this article about her dog’s weight issues on DogChannel.com: I’m Not Fat, Baby, I Was Born This Way via DogChannel.com  Pearl is a fluffy, intelligent Benji-type shelter-mutt who waddles a […]

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Top Ten Topics Veterinarians Wish Pet Owners Better Understood Part 2

Cardiff Could Be Considered a Lemon by Health Standards Correlating with Breeding

This article originally appeared on Dr Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on petMD. How do thriving puppies and kittens become unhealthy dogs and cats in their adult and senior years? To further explore this topic, I created a list — Top Ten Topics Veterinarians Wish Pets Owners Better Understood. Last week I gave you the first five. Let’s […]

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Top Ten Topics Veterinarians Wish Pet Owners Better Understood Part 1

Cardiff is actually wearing a leash to prevent him from from leaping into the watery void

This article originally appeared on Dr Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on petMD. Having been a veterinary clinical practitioner since 1999, I’ve had had numerous opportunities to observe trends of illness and wellness in my patients. My professional experiences have provided valuable insight into the most important aspects of care by which pet owners should abide. How do thriving […]

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Physiologic Urge or Taste Preference: Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Cardiff Seeks Comfort in the Mondo Grass at Home in West Hollywood

This article originally appeared on Dr Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on petMD. Why does my dog eat grass? I commonly get this question in my clinical practice, for which there are multiple answers. First, it is normal for a dog to eat grass. Second, dogs do so for a variety of reasons, with each possibility needing consideration […]

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