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Cognitive Disease for Dogs

Functional Foods: Defining Key Ingredients in Cognitive Support

Just as nutrients in food can help support the physical body, they can also support healthy brain function. Dogs and cats experience degradation in brain function as they age, just like humans, which can lead to dementia and other brain ailments…


Functional Foods: Defining Key Ingredients in Health Defense

Combining decades of experience with the latest veterinary research and technology, Dr. Bill’s Advanced Nutritional Support products are designed to meet the biological requirements for optimum nutrition for dogs and cats. Using biologically…


Dog Dementia: Signs, Symptoms, Prevention, & Treatment

Table of Contents General Symptoms Treatment and Prevention Dog Dementia: Signs, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment of Canine Cognitive Disorder The basis for a decline in cognitive function in our…


The Raw Diet Rationale

A raw diet recreates the way our pet’s ancestors ate in the wild for thousands of years. Dogs and cats are carnivores. Left to their own devices, their typical daily diet, like that of their wild cousins, would involve catching and eating another…


Summer Safety Tips for Your Pet

Summer is upon us which means it’s time to remember how dangerous the heat and humidity can be for our furry friends. Leaving pets in cars, walking dogs on hot pavement, or leaving outdoor pets without access to water can lead to extremely serious…


Urinary Tract Problems in Pets

Urinary Tract Disease There are many problems that can affect a dog’s lower urinary system. The most common lower urinary tract disease in dogs over seven years of age is incontinence related to a weak urinary…


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…


7 Greatest Threats to Your Pet's Health

By Dr. Bill Barnett, D.V.M. 1. Inappropriate Nutrition Nutrition must provide the ideal level of all macronutrients, micronutrients and total energy needed during all developmental and maintenance phases in life. It…


Pet Insurance

Pets of all ages need our protection Active dogs and cats can easily become injured in many different ways and it can happen very quickly. Curious pets often explore things with their mouths, so swallowing objects or…


Feline Hyperthyroidism

The thyroid gland is small and consists of two lobes, one on each side of the trachea (windpipe) in the neck. This gland produces the major thyroid hormone called thyroxine (T4) and a small amount of another hormone,…