Dr. Carling Matejka, a veterinarian who is a spokesperson for pet food company Solid Gold, talks Newsweek through the gradual process of transitioning a kitten onto solid food.
Indoor cats don’t always get the exercise they need. Plus, indoor cats may be more likely to graze, as their food will always be available. For this reason, you may want to consider using exceptional indoor cat food for your feline.
Bone broth for dogs is gaining popularity in the pet community, and it’s not hard to see why. Bone broth is full of protein, which comes from the collagen-rich filling of meaty bones. It also contains essential minerals (think calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus), which are important for balanced nutrition, plus joint-supporting glucosamine and chondroitin.
If you’ve taken on the role of cat parent to a newborn kitten, then you’re probably on the hunt for kitten formula since your new baby is much too little to begin eating solid or wet food. We talked to two vets (including Dr. Carling, a spokesman for Solid Gold Pets) who explained the ins and outs of kitten formula and why making your own formula at home is probably not the best idea.
We’re all about feeding our dogs the healthiest foods possible. And probiotics in dog food influence your dog’s health on many levels.
The weaning process can be a delicate process that requires care and attention. Here, Dr. Carling Matejka, explains when and how to begin weaning puppies.
Find out what's causing your wee one's tummy trouble with Carling Matejka, DVM.
A number of conditions cause diarrhea and vomiting, including hemorrhagic gastroenteritis (HGE) in dogs. Carling Matejka, DVM, explains what we know about the condition and its treatment.
While it’s always important to feed your dogs well, it’s especially important to know how much to feed a puppy, so they can get the best start in life with the proper nutrition.
A veterinarian shares what you need to know about citronella, along with other safe mosquito-repelling methods to try.
Working from home with a pet, hasn’t been without trial and error—some hacks and tricks we’ve tried along the way have worked better than others.
If your cat needs some help losing weight, there are a number of things you can try. Switching to a weight loss or weight management diet can be one step to help your cat head in the right direction!
Dry, wet, raw, fresh—you name it!
Dogs and cats with healthy guts are less susceptible to allergies. Let’s take a closer look at this connection, and how you can take steps to protect your pet!
Female leaders in the dog and cat food industry shared their advice for other pet food professionals. Our own founder, Sissy McGill, is featured!
Although they come from different sectors of the industry, the recipients always have several things in common. These women have made a notable impact on the field in which they work while also inspiring a new generation of women to join the pet industry. They are game changers and trailblazers who are making continual contributions to the pet care community and the pets that we all serve.
A look into the inspiring life of Sissy McGill, the woman who went against the grain to bring natural pet food to America.
Your animal’s gut health affects everything from his mood to his immune system, so it’s important to make it a priority! Follow these three steps to success.
You’ve probably caught your cat sneaking a few bites of the food your dog left in their bowl, but can cats eat dog food and not get sick?
Growing up as a pet novice, I gleaned certain facts about dogs from babysitters, classmates, and television. I got the basics down…
“Moisture plays a vital role in your dog’s health,” says Krystn Janisse, from Homes Alive Pets. “In the wild, dogs would get most of their moisture from their diet. If you are feeding a dry kibble or dehydrated food, then you should consider finding other ways to encourage more water consumption.”
No longer just a piece of dry food, dog kibble is evolving to keep pace with consumer demand for stellar pet nutrition.
Cat owners are focusing on high-quality natural selections that feline foodies will love.
Pet owners are coming around to seeing food toppers as more than just a treat. For cats and dogs who are picky eaters or suffer from food allergies, toppers can provide an extra boost of nutrition and hydration, making them an important addition to the pet lover’s pantry.
Found in meats, eggs, dairy products, as well as some grains and legumes, protein is an important part of a canine’s diet.
Unfortunately, the obesity epidemic that affects people also affects our pets. If your vet has recently declared your cat overweight and instructed you to…
Adding unique proteins and superfoods to dog diets is no longer a novel idea—as interest, sales figures and new offerings demonstrate.