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Purina’s Recipe Trades Sick Dogs for Higher Profits


Buy any brand of pet food sold in the U.S.A. and the package will read: “meets AAFCO nutritional standards for a complete and balanced diet.” This stamp of approval is based on two nutrient profiles: 1) adult maintenance; 2) growth and reproduction (puppies and pregnant or lactating females). However, manufacturers are permitted to market dog […]

Carbs – Do dogs really need them?


Some people say they’ve switched to grain-free diets because “dogs don’t need carbs.” While that’s true – both dogs and cats have no nutritional need for carbohydrates – the term ‘grain-free’ is not a statement for zero carbs. In fact, kibble based diets can contain plenty of carbohydrates in the form of vegetables like white […]

Passion, Dogs, and Food

I love a good story and this one is right up my alley: Passion, dogs and food! Bravo to Marie Moody — dog lover and entrepreneur extraordinaire!   Taken from the website of Stella & Chewy’s: Stella & Chewy’s has been a labor of love since its inception… It all began in 1998 when I […]