A professional associate and friend, Jodi Ziskin, has a great new show on Blog Talk Radio called Holistic Pet HQ with Jodi Z. Here's my second appearance on her show to discuss the controversial topic of feeding dry food (kibble) to our companion canines and felines. See:Is Dry Food Bad for Your Pet? Think feeding dry food is healthy for your pet? This episode of Healthy Pet HQ with Jodi Z might change your mind. Returning guest Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD, CVA, CVJ, will be Joining host Jodi Ziskin to discuss how dry food diets are often linked to a variety of diseases in pets, including IBD, arthritis, organ diseases and more. ”Dehydration is truly one of the primary enemies of our pets’ bodies and occurs when there is a loss of body fluid or a lack of liquid consumption, both of which reduce overall blood volume,” said Dr. Mahaney. Tune in to learn more! Thank you for reading this article. Your questions and comments are completely welcome (I’ll respond). Please feel free to communicate with me through Twitter (@PatrickMahaney) and follow my adventures in veterinary medicine by liking Patrick Mahaney: Veterinarian Acupuncture Pain Management for Your Pets on Facebook. Copyright of this article (2013) is owned by Dr Patrick Mahaney, Veterinarian and Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. Republishing any portion of this article must first be authorized by Dr Patrick Mahaney. Requests for republishing must be approved by Dr Patrick Mahaney and received in written format.