Fresh Food vs Processed Pet Food? You Decide

Fresh Food vs Processed Pet Food? You Decide

A fresh food diet vs A processed food diet for your pets: You decide. William Pollak, DVM Survival is insured by commercial food; nothing more; not health, not the robustness for life. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF FEEDING RAW? Some of our favorite ‘feel-good’ moments are seeing exuberantly excited & happy dogs walk into our store with their equally excited human…

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Leaky Gut Demystified

Leaky Gut Demystified

What is Leaky Gut Syndrome? “Leaky Gut”, or Dysbiosis, is caused by a bacterial imbalance that leads to inflammation of the intestinal mucosa. The mucosa is a thin layer of cells which line the inside of the intestines. It acts as a barrier to toxins and parasites, as well as a gateway to allow nutrients into the body. When the…

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The "High Protein" Myth

The “High Protein” Myth

The High Protein Myth  We often have clients whose dog or cat has an ailment such as kidney disease, which requires them to be on a low protein diet. Often, they have been advised by their veterinarian to feed a specially formulated kibble that is low in protein. This is because veterinarians calculate protein content based on the dry matter…

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Keeping Your Dogs Teeth Healthy

Keeping Your Dogs Teeth Healthy

Keeping Your Dog’s Teeth Healthy Does your dog have stinky breath or yellow plaque on their teeth? Or maybe your dog has great teeth and you are just looking to prevent any dental problems from happening. Either way, there is no doubt that a healthy mouth is essential for a healthy dog. Chewing is the first step in the process…

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Has Your Dog's Appetite Increased This Winter?

Has Your Dog’s Appetite Increased This Winter?

Has Your Dog’s Appetite Increased This Winter? Many pet owners have been reporting that their dogs have been begging for food more often than normal this winter and it seems as though their normal daily food intake does not suffice. Although this may seem like something is wrong, it is likely the weather that is to blame. This winter in…

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