Are Turtles Good Pets for Kids?

Parents looking for a low maintenance first-time pet for their kids often turn to exotic small animals, like rabbits, guinea pigs, and turtles. Small pets can be a wonderful way to educate children about the responsibilities of being a pet owner, while also providing fun and meaningful companionship. Turtles are unique and fascinating creatures; they… Read more

Understanding Mixed Tocopherols in Pet Food

For pet owners trying to make healthy choices for their pets, the ingredients used in pet products can be confusing and overwhelming. There are hundreds of ingredients that are difficult to pronounce, and even harder to understand. Trying to decipher between the myriad of beneficial and detrimental ingredients used in today’s consumable pet products can… Read more

6 Sneaky Secrets of the Pet Food Industry

The pet food industry has evolved rapidly over the last decade, and with that, pet owners are now more educated than ever on what they feed their furry best buddies. In fact, the quality of today’s super-premium pet foods are not much different from meals served in fine-dining restaurants. And due to the multitude of… Read more

Can Cats Eat a Plant-Based Diet?

Did you know that vegetarians and vegans make up approximately ten percent of the Canadian population? With more than three million plant-based eaters in this country, there is certainly no shortage of demand for plant-based food options for people. Whether its for ethical, environmental, or nutritional reasons, Canada is clearly experiencing a culture shift when… Read more

The Truth About Prescription Pet Foods

Is prescription pet food good quality? Why is it more expensive to buy food at the veterinarians office? These are a few of the questions we hear every single day from clients all over the country. Let’s take a closer look at the truth about prescription pet foods. Pet food is big business. In 2018,… Read more

Does My Dog Need Breed-Specific Dog Food?

The pet industry is a fast-paced entity, continually evolving and adapting. In one of the most competitive industries in the world, manufacturers and product developers are always looking for a unique, competitive edge. The race to be first to market with new, innovative ideas is a constant struggle in a saturated marketplace where it seems… Read more

What Is A Limited Ingredient Dog Food Diet?

A limited ingredient diet is made with less ingredients compared to traditional pet foods, as dogs who are showing the symptoms of allergies or sensitivities may have an unexplained food allergy. It is also commonly referred to as a hypoallergenic diet. Reducing the total number of different ingredients in your dog’s food is the first… Read more

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Feline Urinary Health

Through their lifetime, many cats will experience problems with their urinary health. This can be an incredibly painful ordeal, and can be fatal if left untreated. While there are many reasons as to why this happens, one thing is clear: taking preventive measures to ensure long-term urinary health is essential. From diet and supplementation, to… Read more