We know that the housecats’ DNA leads us back five lineages, near the east region of the world. The climate is hot, with no vegetation and little rainfall. All cats are obligate carnivores. Obligate means necessity. Their diet must consist of meat and organs for them to survive. The carnivore … [Read more...] about What Cats Need in Their Diet
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Protein is an important part of your pet’s diet. Protein, which is made of amino acids, plays a significant role in optimal health for pets. It helps support muscles, skin health, nails and coat. Protein is also essential for supporting a strong immune system and is an essential source of energy. … [Read more...] about Understanding How Protein Provides Optimal Health for Pets
Your dog’s intestines are organs that play a huge role in the health of the entire body. They break down food so the body can absorb needed nutrients. At the same time, the waste waits inside the gut to be passed. The walls of the intestines ensure that water and nutrients are used by the body. The … [Read more...] about Understanding Leaky Gut Syndrome in Dogs
A carnivore is an animal that consumes only flesh. Cats, for example, are more readily agreed upon by most to be carnivores. By definition, an animal that eats all kinds of foods, of both animal and plant origin, is an omnivore. Humans are considered omnivores. Then there are the herbivores, animals … [Read more...] about Is a Dog a Carnivore or an Omnivore?
There are unsung heroes in our midst and they need our help. Meet two of the police dogs of the Prescott Police Department K-9 Unit, Cooper and Benny, yellow Labradors that are highly trained in the detection of narcotics. Also known as Super Cooper and B-Dog, they work in concert with … [Read more...] about Supporting Police Dog Heroes
Did you know that the dog has trillions of little friends who manage his microbiome? Your dog is made up of trillions of little cells. These cells form your dog’s bones, organs and skin. And their functions are controlled by your dog’s genes. There are other residents in your dog such as tiny little … [Read more...] about Understanding the Microbiome of the Dog