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    4 steps for a healthy, successful switching of dog food | Pets

    Lauren Corona, BestReviews Your dog’s diet contributes to longevity and good health. With the proper food, you’ll have a happy, healthy dog on your hands. You may find a better food for your dog than the one you’re already feeding them, due to health, allergies or quality of food. Whatever your reason is for a change, when you switch dog food, it’s important to do so carefully. Here are four tips on how to healthily switch out your dog’s food. How to choose new food for your dog‌ Several factors are at play when deciding which new food to feed   Read More

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    This Restaurant Has A Dog Menu So Owners Can Eat With Their Pets

    Good news, dog owners: A New York City restaurant is offering a two-course menu for both you and your dog, so you can spend quality time dining together. Whether you take your pet out on a special date for Valentine’s Day, National Love Your Pet Day on February 20, or simply because they deserve it, it’s a limited-time experience to consider. Located in the hotel INNSiDE by Meliá New York Nomad on the lobby level, the northeastern-style seafood restaurant The Wilson is serving a dog menu for the month of February. The hotel partnered with Paw.com to dream up this   Read More

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    How to keep pets happy and healthy on Thanksgiving

    SAN DIEGO (CNS) – As people begin preparing food for a Thanksgiving feast Thursday, the San Diego Humane Society has a few tips to make the celebration safer for people and their pets. Feed pets their normal food. According to SDHS, it’s best to stick to their regular diet of wet and/or dry food and usual treats to keep their digestive tracts happy. Avoid sharing prepared holiday dishes, which might have ingredients that could make your pet sick. If pet owners really want to share some of the meal with their pets, and they have no known food allergies or   Read More

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    Here’s what your pets are really doing to the environment

    Americans love our cats and dogs, that’s why 163 million of them are pets to the 325 million humans in the country. But most cats and dogs aren’t very enthusiastic about salad — they’re carnivores; who can blame them? — and their meat consumption is contributing to our sky-high carbon emissions. That’s according to a new study published in PLOS One, which analyzes how our pets’ dinners affect the environment. The author, Gregory Okin, is a geographer at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he usually studies how desert dynamics affect climate. But before you get too   Read More

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    Get the Dish on Proper Nutrition for New Pets | Family Living

    (Family Features) As families continue to cope with changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, many are taking advantage of more time at home by welcoming a new puppy or kitten to their households. One possible reason for animal lovers looking to expand their households is the mental and physical health benefits from the human-animal bond. A library of studies shared by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute found pet ownership can provide a variety of benefits, including lowering blood pressure, reducing feelings of loneliness or stress and helping manage depression. However, before welcoming a new pet, even   Read More

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    International study indicates shift to raw/home-made food diet for pets over past decade

    While most cats and dogs are still being fed ‘conventional’ wet and dry food, there has been a distinct shift in feeding practices over the past decade to include raw and home-made foods, particularly in Australia, finds an international study, published in this week’s issue of Vet Record. These ‘unconventional’ diets may help nurture the bond between pets and their owners, but they may also be storing up health problems for these animals, warn the researchers. Over half the world’s population has a pet: in the US alone there are more than 94 million pet cats and 89 million   Read More

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