Help for a Kidney Patient?

Help for a Kidney Patient?

I hope you can help me. My 5 year-old Doodle had a kidney ultrasound and it revealed right is half the size of the left kidney, and showed poor detail meaning little function. The vet could hardly see it from the other tissues. She has an elevated creatinine and BUN...
The Scary Situation with Kirby’s Seizures

The Scary Situation with Kirby’s Seizures

My very good friend Susan has a little man named Kirby. He’s a 13-year-old Papillion who has been eating our recipes since we wrote the cookbook, Dinner PAWsible, in 2009. Kirby only receives rabies vaccine when required by law and receives very little other...
Why is There So Much Confusion About Taurine in Cat Foods?

Why is There So Much Confusion About Taurine in Cat Foods?

It is a well established fact that cats must consume taurine in their diet. Taurine is a sulfur containing amino acid that dogs and humans can synthesize from other dietary amino acids-but cats cannot. Amino acids are the smaller parts that make up protein; protein...
What Really is Healthy Looking Stool?

What Really is Healthy Looking Stool?

Caution: This discussion may be a bit graphic for some. Pet food manufacturers spend a lot of their research dollars making sure that dogs and cats have “good” stools after eating their pet food. Certainly, most pet owners examine their pets’ output and use that as...
Why has my Black Cat’s Coat Turned Red?

Why has my Black Cat’s Coat Turned Red?

Black coat color is produced by a pigment called melanin. Melanin is the same pigment in human skin that turns our skin brown(er) when we are exposed to sunshine. Melanin is found in higher concentration in black coated animals than other color coats. Melanin is made...
A DIY Anti-Cancer Recipe for Your Pet

A DIY Anti-Cancer Recipe for Your Pet

It has been estimated by some experts that over 90% of cancers can be prevented; most cancers are due to environmental exposure. Therefore, only 10% of cancers are genetic! This is great news because it gives pet owners who own those breeds predisposed to cancer a...

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