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Featured: From Nature, For Fun

By Eric Stenson Consumers are increasingly seeking products that are naturally made and responsibly sourced as well as that carry a minimal environmental footprint. In the pet realm, this not only includes food and supplements, but also toys. Alonzo Guess, co-founder of Walking Palm Cat Caves in Madison, Tennessee, got started by manufacturing golf accessories […]

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Pets of All Sizes can Benefit from Antioxidants

BY ERIC STENSON Antioxidants in food and in supplement form are extremely important in the suppression of free radicals, which can cause or contribute to a bevy of health problems in humans as well as pets. According to PetMD.com, free radicals are a natural by-product of metabolism and are produced in greater than normal amounts when pets are sick, elderly, exposed to toxins or […] Read More →

Call of the Wild with Raw, Frozen, Dehydrated Food

BY ERIC STENSON The raw, frozen and dehydrated segments of the pet food market are still relatively small, but they are growing steadily, according to PetFoodIndustry.com. Frozen sales have been rising about 27 percent per year, representing about $97 million or 1.2 percent of the pet specialty market. More pet retailers are carrying frozen, increasing […] Read More →

Alternative Proteins are Valuable for Diet Diversification, Treating Food Allergies

By Eric Stenson Beef, chicken, lamb, fish—pet owners are used to seeing some variation of these proteins dominate their choices when they’re shopping to feed their companion animals. Some manufacturers, however, are looking at alternative sources of protein, and they run the gamut from the expected to the unusual. Many people think of their dogs […] Read More →

Healthy by Design

BY ERIC STENSON Limited ingredient. All natural. No artificial colors or flavors. While these qualifiers on snack items might be found in the pantry of a person who is watching what he or she eats, these days, one might find these characteristics appearing on chews and treats designed for pets as well. Down Dog Snacks […] Read More →

Digestive Relief

By Eric Stenson In today’s stressful world, people often feel a bit dyspeptic. Busy schedules, eating on the run and high stress contribute to this feeling. Many people find digestive relief through the use of probiotics, employed to encourage production of beneficial flora in the gut. Although dogs and cats don’t face the same work, family and other obligations we humans do, they, too, […] Read More →

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Keeping it Natural

BY ERIC STENSON People have increasingly wanted to lighten their lives of artificial ingredients, and this tendency has spread toward their companion animals as well. Dyes, artificial flavors, harsh chemicals, fillers, extenders—many consumers are eschewing these elements in products that touch the everyday lives of Tabby and Fido as owners seek to keep their pets […] Read More →

Cleaning Solutions

By Eric Stenson Harsh chemicals that leave toxic residues when cleaning your house can not only have a deleterious effect on your human co-inhabitants, but also on the four-footed members of your family. According to PetMD.com, bleach, ammonia, chlorine, formaldehyde, phenol and isopropyl alcohol can be very dangerous to dogs, causing lethargy, malaise, seizures, coma, […] Read More →

Supplementing Pets’ Health

By Eric Stenson Just as people are increasingly relying on supplements to alleviate specific symptoms as well as improve overall health, that trend is expanding to how they treat their companion animals. According to the report “Pet Supplements in the U.S.,” published by market research firm Packaged Facts, sales of pet supplements are expected to […] Read More →

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