Increasingly, pet owners and vets are looking for more natural ways to support the health of their pet. ‘Preventative healthcare’ promotes a healthy diet and lifestyle as key components of good health.
However, with the wealth of (sometimes misguided) information available at our fingertips via the internet, and the plethora of diets to choose from, it can be hard to know what’s best for our feline and canine friends.
This article discusses the potential pros and cons of an increasingly popular ingredient for pets, green tripe.
Periodontal disease is one of the most common health conditions affecting adult dogs. It affects more than 80% of dogs over the young age of only 3 years. It’s a painful condition that can progress if left untreated, causing problems around the rest of the body, such as kidney and heart disease. The good news is that periodontal disease is preventable! So, here’s all you need to know about keeping your dog’s teeth and gums healthy.
What is Periodontal disease?
Sadly, kidney disease is very common in senior cats, in particular chronic kidney disease (or CKD). Unfortunately, there is no cure for chronic kidney disease, so treatment is aimed at both improving quality of life and slowing the progression of the disease. Diet is a very important, and clinically proven, part of the management of kidney disease. So, let’s explore what food is best for cats with kidney disease.