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Dog Food Evaluation- A “Natural” Approach

We are often asked by dog owners to rate or comment on their dog’s food.  As people become more educated about the commercial dog food industry, they are more interested than ever in understanding what they are servin...

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Xanthan Gum: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

We continue our Pet Food Ingredients A to Z series with the letter ‘X’. Today's ingredient is Xanthan Gum. What is Xanthan Gum? Xanthan Gum is a polysaccharide (sugar like compound) produced by bacterial fermentation...

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Venison: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

We continue our Pet Food Ingredients A to Z series with the letter “V”. Today's ingredient is Venison. What is Venison? Venison is the meat of the game animal deer.  Deer is a member of the Cervidae family. Common na...

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Quail: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

We now move to the letter “Q” in our ingredient A to Z series and are featuring Quail as our ingredient of the day. What is Quail? Quail is a collective name for several families of mid-sized birds generally consider...