Posts in Category: Pet Nutrition

How To Feed Your Kitten

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Getting a new kitten is so exciting and fun, but it’s also a lot of work.  Starting on the right foot is the key to a long happy relationship with your new best friend.  The key to raising a kitten is starting early and staying consistent with your techniques.  This week Dr. Anna Coffin will discuss how to feed your kitten.

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Healthy Feeding for a Healthy Cat

healthy catTrying to eat a healthy, balanced diet is hard for many of us. We overindulge in sugar and salt, often giving in to the temptation of what tastes good rather than what is good for us. It really should not be a surprise to anyone that we often make similar mistakes with our pets’ diets. Cats have a reputation for being finicky eaters, which doesn’t help with trying to keep a healthy cat. So, what are some of the mistakes we make, and how can we correct them? Continue…

Pet Food Labels: Marketing and Product Claims

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You’ve heard the saying; you can’t judge a book by its cover.  Well, you can’t judge pet food from the packaging.  Reading pet food labels can be confusing, especially if you don’t understand the lingo.  Dr. Anna Coffin will unravel the mystery of pet food labels and try to dispel many myths and mysteries about pet food packaging. Continue…

Health And Wellness In 2017: Get Your Pet To The Perfect Weight

health and wellnessThe holiday season is about over – it is a busy time of year for festivities, family and of course, lots of eating!  Did you know that if a ten-pound cat ate just one ounce of cheddar cheese from your appetizers, it would be the same as if a person ate three and a half hamburgers or four chocolate bars?  Gaining those holiday pounds is not just a problem for humans, but also for our four-legged friends.  Maintaining our pet’s weight is an important part of their health and wellness. Continue…

Pet Nutrition: Knowing How and What To Feed Your Pet

pet nutritionLet’s face it; pet nutrition is vital to your pet’s health.  There are many places to seek information on-line, some of them good and some bad.  In fact, a recent survey reported six out of ten pet owners are researching pet health topics online before or after visiting their veterinarian.  Dr. Anna Coffin recommends consulting with your veterinarian about your pet’s nutrition and ask them for a reputable on-line place to search these topics. Continue…

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