obesity

Pet Obesity: The Number One Nutritional Disease in Pets

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Is your pet overweight or obese?  It’s the number one nutritional disease pets face in our overfed country. Learn how to assess your pet’s body condition score (BCS) and of the health detriments associated with being overweight in this article for PetSafe- Pet Obesity: The Number One Nutritional Disease in Pets. (Click the hyperlinked article […]

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Five Top Veterinary Health Strategies Help Commemorate National Holistic Pet Day

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This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on petMD. I’m teaming with Flexcin (makers of FlexPet joint supplement) to host a live video stream and chat on Flexcin’s Facebook page (<—sign up  and participate here) for National Holistic Pet Day on Thursday 8/30/12 at 12P and 3P EST (9A and 12P PST).  Join us […]

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Why Dry Food Is Not A Healthy Diet For Cats And Dogs

I’m featuring a guest blog post by Jodi Ziskin, Certified Pet Nutrition Consultant (with a Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition), as we share common perspectives about the health value of dogs and cats attain from eating a whole food-based diet instead of processed foods.  Go Jodi…. _________________________________________________________________________________________________ I am on a mission to help […]

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My Cat From Hell’s Veterinarian Discusses Medical Reasons Behind Feline Bad Behavior

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I am enthusiastic that Jackson Galaxy asked me to contribute my holistic veterinary perspective in both seasons two and three of Animal Planet’s My Cat From Hell (MCFH). Galaxy (AKA Cat Daddy) understands the intrinsic connection between feline behavior and underlying medical abnormalities.  For the cats that Galaxy suspects to have health problems potentially correlating with their ‘hellish’ […]

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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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