Optimum Nutrition

Dr. Bill’s Recipe for Optimum Pet Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the most significant variables when it comes to your pet's health. Luckily for pet owners, it is also one of the easiest variables to control. Adjusting your pet's diet for optimum nutrition will lead to healthier, happier pets.…


The Benefits of Nutritional Supplementation

A Nutritional Gap exists between the “typical” pet diet and optimum nutrition.[/caption] Nutritional Supplementation Can Minimize Pet Health Expenses The cost of pet care is measured in billions today.…


Allergies in Pets

Pet allergies are one of the biggest reasons dog and cat owners visit their veterinarian. Allergies occur when the immune system overreacts to substances that are either ingested, inhaled or come in direct contact…


Defending Your Pet's Health

A Nutritional Paradigm for the 21st Century By Dr. Bill Barnett, D.V.M. The focus on human and animal nutrition during the past five decades has been to determine the level of micronutrients necessary to prevent…


Reducing the Risk of Degenerative Diseases

By Dr. Bill Barnett, D.V.M. Many complex and highly scientific theories have been put forth over the years describing how and why our animals get sick. Evidence indicates that in spite of the many medical advances we…


The Natural Process of Tissue Buildup, Breakdown, and Repair

By Dr. Bill Barnett, D.V.M. Virtually every cell in your pet’s body constantly breaks down and is replaced on a specific schedule. This natural process affects the trillions of cells of the dog and cat throughout…


An Analysis of Today's Pet Food

Feeding the Dog & Cat Pet food manufacturers would have you believe that their packaged, highly-processed diets provide adequate amounts of nutrition to achieve and maintain optimum pet health… just like a fast…


Life Stage Pet Nutrition

Growing Puppies and Kittens The primary nutritional goal during growth is to assure full genetic potential where healthy organs, strong muscles, tendons and bones are achieved. Most pet owners have a tendency to…


Nutritional Requirements of the Dog & Cat

American society as a whole has become increasingly aware of the importance of nutrition and its effect on health. The information is readily available everywhere you look. The fact that so many of us choose not to…


The Feeding Habits Of The Carnivore

Wolves prefer to hunt in packs seeking a diet rich in meat sources from small or large animal prey. Although rare, they have occasionally been seen including berries, fruit and some plant parts in their diet. This…