Bill Barnett

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 Immune Support

The innate immune system is an animal’s first line of defense against foreign intruders like parasites, bacteria, viruses, and cancer causing agents. These primary defense cells require an optimum level of protein along with certain vitamins,…


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…


Healthy Skin, Beautiful Coats | Optimum Skin & Coat

The skin is not only the largest organ of the body, but it is one of the most important as it forms a barrier to protect from infections, parasites, and the elements. The coat’s primary function is to protect the skin from physical and ultraviolet…


Insights on Canine Aggression

Any dog is capable of biting, regardless of breed or size. Certain breeds are considered more dangerous than others, and unfortunately, much of their bad reputation stems from owners that purposefully train aggressiveness into a breed or because of…


Free Radicals and Oxidative Stress

One of the greatest threats to an animal’s heath is oxidative stress. This occurs when the natural antioxidant system is unable to neutralize all of the free radicals being produced. All cells are composed of tiny molecules consisting of atoms.…


Digestive Support and the Importance of Probiotics

Table of Contents General Testing Probiotics and Prebiotics Digestive Support Dr. Bill's Digestive Support: The Importance of Probiotics for Dogs and Cats General How we feed our pets and the…


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…


Keep Golden Years Golden – 4 Common Signs of Cognitive Disorders

Have you noticed your dog seeming forgetful or having accidents in the house? Are they showing a lack of interest in the things they used to get excited about (including you!)? Do they seem to be circling, standing in corners, or staring into…


Please Mind the Gap: Understanding the Immunity Gap

At birth, puppies and kittens only have partially functioning immune systems, which makes them more vulnerable to diseases as they are unable to protect themselves. To help protect them from dangerous diseases, maternal immunity is bestowed on the…