Vets Explain Health Risks of Homemade Cat Food Diets

Researchers at the University of California--Davis have found that homemade diets for cats are often lacking in essential nutrients and could even contain potentially toxic ingredients. The study, shared in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, evaluated over 100 published recipes and found significant problems with almost all of them. Most of the … Continue reading Vets Explain Health Risks of Homemade Cat Food Diets

Dogs and Humans Share Similar Gut Microbiomes

The human microbiome (the many microorganisms that live in and on our body) is a popular topic in science news these days.  Researchers are especially interested in how the microbes that live in our intestines impact our health and well-being. Our pets have microbiomes too, and a recent study of the canine gut microbiome has … Continue reading Dogs and Humans Share Similar Gut Microbiomes