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The Looming Concern About Copper In Dog Food: Copper Overload Is Quietly Killing Our Dogs

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What if you told you those complete-and-balanced diets — the quality food you’ve carefully chosen for your dog — may be slowly killing them? And that an excess amount of the essential trace mineral copper in commercial dog food can cause a serious, potentially lethal illness called dietary-induced copper-associated hepatopathy (CAH).

February 7th, 2022 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training,Uncategorized | Read More »

Premium Dog Food — Saying It Doesn’t Make It So

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Premium, gourmet, natural and homestyle. Are these words you can trust when you find them on a dog food package? Do they have any REAL meaning?
Or are they simply words designed to influence your buying decision?
Truth is…

February 3rd, 2022 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training,Uncategorized | Read More »

BHA — Does Your Dog’s Food Contain This Cancer-Causing Ingredient?

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Read more at https://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/red-flag-ingredients/bha-in-dog-food/ Risky Dog Food Ingredient BHA1 is a controversial chemical preservative found in many popular dog foods. However… Some consider this ingredient too risky for use in pet food. That’s because… Multiple studies have linked BHA to cancer and reproductive disorders.2 3 4 While government5 regulations still allow the use of this controversial [...]

January 28th, 2022 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Decoding Dementia In Dogs Could Help Fight Alzheimer’s

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By the time Carolyn Chow learned that her father had Alzheimer’s, he would only have five years before succumbing to the disorder in 2017 at the age of 86.
It was devastating to see her father, Joshua Chow, MBA ’64, deteriorate so quickly. “He was highly educated, brilliant and highly sociable, and Alzheimer’s took that all away,” said Chow, a staffing consultant for the Division of Human Resources at Cornell.

January 26th, 2022 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Lipid Profiles to Diagnose Atopy

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Read more at https://www.akcchf.org/educational-resources/library/articles/lipid-profiles-to-diagnose.html Author: Sharon M. Albright, DVM, CCRT Atopic dermatitis, or atopy, is the most common inflammatory skin disease in people and dogs. It is caused by an abnormal immune response to environmental allergens that penetrate the skin’s outer protective layer. Clinical signs include itching, scratching, and licking which predispose the skin to secondary [...]

January 25th, 2022 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training,Uncategorized | Read More »

Can Dogs Enhance Your Immunity?

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What to do, what to do… It’s like waiting for a bomb that might or might no drop. And it’s hard to stay focused and positive when clubs are canceling shows left and right.

January 23rd, 2022 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Dogs, Cats and COVID-19

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Misinformation breeds misfortune. That’s especially true when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, in which misinformation has led to both human and, indirectly, canine deaths. These deaths have occurred mostly in China because of unjustified fears that dogs can transmit COVID-19 to people.

January 5th, 2022 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Holiday Season & Your Pet

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Christmas trees are nontoxic to your pets, but the needles, if ingested, can cause irritation to the lining of the intestines. Therefore, it is best to prevent your pets consuming any needles from your tree. In addition, preservatives used in your Christmas tree water can also be toxic. Avoid using these preservatives or make sure your pet does not have access to the Christmas tree water.

December 21st, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

This synthetic dog will save the lives of many dogs that die unnecessarily in the name of science

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This is incredible! Finally there is a viable alternative to the use of animals in schools. Let’s spread the word! Did you know there are around 6 million vertebrate animals dissected each year in US high schools alone? Plus an unknown additional number used in colleges, middle and elementary schools? Where do these animals come [...]

December 21st, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health & Training | Read More »

Morris Animal Foundation Launches Campaign to Solve Animal Health Puzzles

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Morris Animal Foundation wants to give animals the best gift this holiday season – a long, healthy life – with the support of passionate animal lovers everywhere. A two-month campaign, which launches today and ends December 31, will help the Foundation fund scientific research to solve today’s complex animal health puzzles. “Morris Animal Foundation has a long [...]

November 8th, 2021 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

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