Of all the systems in a mammal’s body, the intestines, and more specifically the colon, require special dietary attention. You may feed your dog a strict diet of premium, all natural and organic dog food, but if they can’t absorb the nutrients therein, you’re all in trouble. Continue reading “Short Chain Fatty Acids; What Are They and Where Do They Come From?”
Unlike humans, dogs feel little to no inherent shame about passing wind. Maybe that’s what makes it so easy to blame our own flatulence on them. The truth is, most of us can still tell the difference, even if we pretend not to notice. Continue reading “The Truth About Dog Farts + When It’s a Problem”
Does your pooch flash you puppy dog eyes each time you reach for food? More importantly, do you reward them with a nibble here, a bite there? Continue reading “Which Human Foods Are Good for Dogs and Which Could Kill Them?”
More than 40 species, all similar in anatomy, make up the members of the yucca family.
Hailing from arid regions of the US, Mexico, and Latin America, this root vegetable has been an important source of food and medicine for centuries. Its also a powerhouse of essential vitamins, minerals and plant-based nutrients. The closer researchers study this starchy, tuberous root the more health benefits they’re unearthing.