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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.…


Do Dogs & Cats Need Nutritional Supplements?

Did you know that most pet foods, even the so-called premium brands, are formulated to only meet minimum nutritional guidelines. Pet food manufacturers compete in a price based market, few go above the minimum…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Improve the Lifespan of your Dog or Cat

By Dr. Bill Barnett, D.V.M. Optimum Nutrition, Health & Longevity If you want to improve either the health or the lifespan of your dog or cat you’re definitely not alone. Every day, hundreds of thousands of…


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…