Posts tagged "pet food"

Merrick Pet Care Partners with Tree House to Save Cats

Merrick Pet Care Partners with Tree House to Save Cats
 Tree House Humane Society and Merrick Pet Care have announced an exclusive partnership to provide Chicago’s homeless cats with quality nutrition while they’re awaiting their forever homes. Merrick Pet Care, a leader in natural and organic pet nutrition, started earlier this month providing Tree House Humane Society with quality pet food for all of Tree... Read more »

Pet Food Safety Discussed at Alltech International Symposium.

Pet Food Safety Discussed at Alltech International Symposium.
Pet food safety was the topic of discussion with Dr. Patrick Wall of the University of Dublin. HEAR My Interview on Steve Dale’s Pet World. Wall, who is Chair of the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency Advisory Group discussed his concerns about pet food safety is worried as much about kids getting sick as well as... Read more »

China Is Center Stage Regarding Pet Food Recalls, But That May Change

China Is Center Stage Regarding Pet Food Recalls, But That May Change
LEXINGTON, KY. — Pet food recalls, and pet food with ingredients imported from China are intertwined issues very much on the minds of pet owners. Mark Lyons, vice president of Corporate Affairs for nutrition giant Alltech, who is based in China, is eager to speak about these issues, and some of his responses are surprising.... Read more »
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Dog Food Logic, Linda Case on WGN Radio

Dog Food Logic, Linda Case on WGN Radio
Pet food isn’t especially logical – and nutritionist Linda Case, author of “Dog Food Log: Making Smart Decisions for Your Dog in an Age of Too Many Choices,” attempts to makes sense of it all Sunday (May 4) on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio, at 6:35 AM CDT, listen HERE or 720AM. Linda’s... Read more »

Pet Nutrition Alliance, American Animal Hospital Association

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Dr. Kate Knutson of the American Animal Hospital Association offers the basic 101 about what you should know about pet food, and the Pet Nutrition Alliance.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.

Pet Food Links to Our Food Examined

Pet Food Links to Our Food Examined
PORTLAND, OR — Issues relating to what we eat are in many cases similar to concerns about what our pets eat. “There definitely is a link,” says Dr. Karyl Hurley, director of Global Scientific Affairs for Mars Petcare, who helped organize the Waltham International Nutritional Sciences Symposium October 1-4. The event attracted several hundred food... Read more »
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Insects in Our Dining Future? Some Say It Is Inevitable

Insects in Our Dining Future? Some Say It Is Inevitable
The WALTHAM International Nutritional Sciences Symposium was held October 1-4 in Portland, OR, and I was honored to have been one of the invitees from 24 nations. Academic nutrition experts (in human and animal health), veterinary nutritionists, and leaders in animal health attended.  One of several hot topics discussed was simply the future of pet... Read more »

Rice in Pet Food Dangerous? Reader Question Answered

Rice in Pet Food Dangerous? Reader Question Answered
Q: We’ve been making our dog’s food and she’s thriving. However, a large component in the recipe is brown rice. Many commercial pet foods also contain rice. I’ve heard in the media about unsafe levels of arsenic in rice. Should we substitute something else for the rice, and if so, what? — D.D., Las Vegas,... Read more »

Dogs Aren't Like Family, They ARE Family

Dogs Aren't Like Family, They ARE Family
If there’s any doubt of the elevating status of dogs in America, a new Harris Interactive Poll of nearly 1,300 dog owners reveals that actually many prefer not be called “owners.” Instead, 76 percent of those who live with at least one dog say they prefer to known as “dog parents” or “pet parents.” It’s... Read more »
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Pet Food Talk from AVMA, Steve Dale's Pet World

Pet Food Talk from AVMA, Steve Dale's Pet World
Pet food is the topic here. From the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, I speak with Dr. Laura Pletz, technical services manager at Royal Canin on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio. Listen HERE to our conversation as we talk about how different diet choices should depend on the individual pet, sometimes depending... Read more »
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