Category Archives: Nutrition

Dog Food: Ten Scary Truths

Commercial Dog Food

 By Jan Rasmusen

  •  40% of dogs are obese …
  • 46% of dogs and 39% of cats now die of cancer…
  • Heart, kidney and liver disease are epidemic…

 Like people, dogs are what they eat. Save your dog a lot of suffering, and save yourself a fortune in vet bills, by ...Read More

Protein and Kidney Failure from Your Dog’s Diet?

There are many causes of renal disease, and they may include:

  • Age
  • Viral, fungal, or bacterial infections
  • Parasites
  • Cancer
  • Amyloidosis (caused by abnormal deposits of a certain type of protein in the kidney)
  • Inflammation
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Trauma
  • Toxic reaction to poisons or medications
  • Congenital and inherited disorders

This is not a complete list but ...Read More