Posts tagged "Royal Canin"

Breed Specific Diets are a Good Idea

Breed Specific Diets are a Good Idea
Nutritionist Dr. Jill Cline of Royal Canin says that while a dog is a dog is a dog, there are individual breed differences obviously. A Beagle just doesn’t look or act like your average Labrador Retriever. So, if you can feed a breed special diet, why not? Cline is a favorite guest on Steve Dale’s... Read more »

Consider the Breed

Consider the Breed
“Do dogs ever feel jealous of another breed” is a question that was asked by a reader in Connecticut. Like a German Shepherd ever wants to be a Bulldog, or a Golden Retriever yearns to have a little wiener Dachshund dog in his soul? Actually, the answer may surprise you some…Dogs do recognize other breeds.... Read more »

Global Pet Expo

Welcome to Global Pet Expo - Purrs to the thousands of attendees
Global Pet Expo, largest pet trade show, March 12-14, Orange County Convention Center Orlando, FL featuring about 1,000 exhibitors, about 3,000 booths and as many new products. The American Pet Products Association show attacked dozens of journalists who blog and broadcast about pets as well as several celebrities including baseball and animal welfare legend Tony LaRussa and... Read more »
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Vitamin C for Dogs; Homemade Cat Diet; Dog Scratches Overnight: Answered at Vet Conference

Vitamin C for Dogs; Homemade Cat Diet; Dog Scratches Overnight: Answered at Vet Conference
Experts attending the Western Veterinary Conference (Feb. 16-20) to answer a pawful of your questions: Q: My Tibetan Spaniel suffers from chronic urinary infections. After spending $500 to rule out tumors in the bladder, I started giving her a Vitamin C tablet every morning — and she’s never had the problem since. This was a... Read more »

Truth About Cats: What Cat Owners Believe

Truth About Cats: What Cat Owners Believe
Cats are a mystery – even to cat owners, according to results of a survey commissioned by Royal Canin. Listen HERE to my interview from my national radio show, Steve Dale’s Pet World with Royal Canin Nutritional Insight Manager Dr. Jill Cline. For example three of four people don’t consider their cat’s health when selecting... Read more »

Understanding Cats

Understanding Cats
Cat owners think they understand their feline friends’ needs, but sometimes they may not. According to a recent survey by the Kelton Global of more than 500 cat owners, its turns out the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) may be easier to understand than domestic cats. Jill Cline, a Ph.D. nutritionist and Nutritional Insights Manager for... Read more »
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Apple Cider Vinegar for Pets, A Cure All?

Apple Cider Vinegar for Pets, A Cure All?
Q: I’ve read that apple cider vinegar be used as a supplement to assist with dog health. Is this true? — H.W., Chicago A: According to some reports, apple cider vinegar is everything except, maybe, the fountain of youth. Some websites proclaim that apple cider vinegar improves digestion, as well as teeth and gums, prevents... 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 »

Breed Choices and Best Friends, Royal Canin Survey

Breed Choices and Best Friends, Royal Canin Survey
According to a new survey of pet owners by Royal Canin, temperament matters most when choosing a new best friend. Eighty-seven percent of cat owners and 80 percent of dog owners rank disposition or temperament as their most important consideration. This is good news, and coincides with what experts suggest, noting that many times when... Read more »
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Choosing the Right Dog For You

Choosing the Right Dog For You
One of the big time reasons dogs land at shelters is that people choose the wrong breed, or wrong individual dog to match their lifestyle and their personalities. While most dogs would give their lives for members of their immediate  families (and love isn’t too strong a word to describe the relationship), a pawful spend... Read more »
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