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Food Related Pet Allergies Part II

A few weeks ago, we began a two-part series on Food Related Pet Allergies. You can read Part I here. In Part II we want to discuss the most common treatment to aid in the diagnosis of a food allergy called the elimina...

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Food Related Pet Allergies Part I

Food allergies are the third most common type of allergies seen in our pets, following airborne toxins and atopy (flea bites). Food allergies can be quite troublesome, difficult to diagnosis and may cause severe disco...

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Worst Reasons to Choose a Pet Food: The Name

When it comes to pet food, names can be deceiving.  At least in some cases.  In this post we will review some of the key labeling requirements in the U.S. and provide an example of how a pet food’s name does not alway...

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Read Beyond the Pet Food Name

We often stress the importance of reading the details on a pet food label.  It is really the only way to evaluate if the food is a good fit for your dog or cat.  Yet, many people simply look at the Brand and recipe na...

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Common Pet Food Allergies: How a Rotational Diet Can Help

Food allergies are a common pet ailment that can lead to a whole list of symptoms that will bother your pet.  According to peteducation.com, food allergies account for about 10% of all allergies in dogs and cats and a...