A systematic approach to designing weight loss plans for cats and dogs
August 2, 2019Obesity is defined as excess body weight that may contribute to impaired health and body function. Survey data suggest more than half of the cats and dogs in the U.S. are overweight or obese, making obesity the most common nutritional disease in companion animals.
What does FDA’s DCM alert mean?
July 8, 2019Last week brought a revealing announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). After frequent and persistent petitioning from veterinarians, veterinary nutritionists, and caregivers, the FDA finally released a list of the brands that have been linked to cases of diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Since June 27, my inbox and social media sites have been blowing up with shares, retweets, and emails from concerned friends and family. The story was even picked up by …