Flatulence, Passing Wind, Excessive Gas, Stinky farts - call them what you will but when your dog is able to clear a room with a small “toot” - its not exactly anyone’s favorite situation. So what causes extreme flatulence in dogs? It’s actually pretty hard to point to one cause of our dog’s passing gas [...]
When creating a diet for a dog for weight loss additional considerations need to be made BECAUSE the diet will be intended to be given at a reduced amount of calories. What this means is that the diet must be nutrient-dense - providing the dog with all the essential protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals that [...]
One of the parts of setting your dog up with a successful weight loss plan is by choosing an appropriate food or foods for your dog! But like most things - the fact that there is a lot of demand for products to help with weight loss, we see a lot of marketing that is [...]
If you are asking this question about your own dog, know that you are not alone. The most recent data shows that a staggering 54% or about 36 million dogs are struggling with being either overweight or obese. Of that 36 million dogs, 33% of them are obese (body condition scores 8 or above on [...]
I remember my first experience with Pancreatitis in dogs - it was Thanksgiving at my mother-in-law’s house and their pup Hunter was getting his normal Turkey Dinner “special” which consisted of all the Turkey organ meats. It was a tradition for him, and you could tell he knew the drill. However, little did we know [...]
Canine Atopic Dermatitis is one of the most common causes of itchy dogs, however it can be difficult to diagnose and complicated to manage. There are three pillars to the management of environmental allergies in dogs - reduce allergen presence, diet/supplements, and medications.
You should know that there are TWO types of kidney disease. One that is "acute" meaning quick or rapid onset, and one that is "chronic" meaning that the disease has been going on for a long period of time. Acute onset Kidney Disease often happens due to immediate trauma - think of a car crash [...]