Special Ingredient Saturday – Broccoli

Special Ingredient Saturday – Broccoli

Broccoli provides a high amount of Vitamin C, which aids iron absorption. It also provides a good source of folic acid and potassium. Broccoli is a fiber-rich food. The sulforaphane in broccoli helps to increase the level of enzymes that block cancer, while the...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Celery

Special Ingredient Saturday – Celery

Celery will add Vitamin C and Vitamin K to your pet’s diet. Celery contains phthalates that relax the muscles surrounding the arteries. This allows the arteries to dilate and the blood to flow easily. Celery contains many phytochemicals that science has shown prevent...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Sweet Orange Oil

Special Ingredient Saturday – Sweet Orange Oil

Latin Name: Citrus sinensis Family: Rutaceae Description: Sweet orange oil is extracted from the peel of the orange fruit, which grows from an evergreen tree in tropical and subtropical climates. The oil makes up approximately one percent of the volume of the rind....

Special Ingredient Saturday – Sunflower Seeds

Special Ingredient Saturday – Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of Vitamin E and a good source of B1, manganese, magnesium, copper, selenium, phosphorus, and folate. Sunflower seeds are high in Vitamin E, which have antioxidants that help neutralize free radicals that could otherwise damage...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Clams

Special Ingredient Saturday – Clams

Clams are a quality protein source for your pet that also provides an excellent source of iron. Clams also provide phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper and manganese.

Fleas & the Impact of Food

Fleas & the Impact of Food

Ever since I learned about the health benefits of feeding real food to pets, I have heard my colleagues discuss the subsequent reduction in external parasites due to this good nutrition. Certainly, I've noticed amazing health benefits - decreased shedding, reduced...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Tomato

Special Ingredient Saturday – Tomato

Tomatoes provide lycopene, an antioxidant that helps to prevent cancerous cell formations. The red coloration of tomatoes is derived from lycopene. Equally nutritious in any form (cooked or raw), unlike most fruits and vegetables, tomatoes actually increase in...

What is the Best Age to Get a Puppy or Kitten Neutered?

What is the Best Age to Get a Puppy or Kitten Neutered?

Oh – I can just feel the controversy in the air rising! Can you? Okay, let’s just get right into it! We’ll tackle dogs first. From the perspective of how small the incision is to how quickly they bounce back from surgery, 3-4 months of age is a great time for this...

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