Top Pet Food Search Terms for Dog and Cat Owners

The Nielsen company may be best known for tracking what we watch on TV, but they also have a market research branch that tracks trends in consumer products. They presented the results of a pet food online search term study at this year’s Global Pet Expo. What are dog and cat owners looking for when … Continue reading Top Pet Food Search Terms for Dog and Cat Owners

Veterinarians Warn Pet Owners About Dangers of Too Much Copper in Dog Food

Veterinary health experts at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine are sounding the alarm about excess copper in the canine diet. Dr. Sharon Center, who specializes in liver disease in dogs and cats, says that too much copper in commercial dog food can cause a serious and potentially fatal disease called dietary-induced copper-associated hepatopathy … Continue reading Veterinarians Warn Pet Owners About Dangers of Too Much Copper in Dog Food

Pet Food Price Inflation Rising at Slower Rate than Human Food

Most pet owners have been noticing both supply issues and increasing prices when they shop for pet food. But according to a report on the petfoodindustry.com website, pet food price hikes are well below those for human food. Pet food prices rose by 2.4% by the end of 2021, while the cost for our food … Continue reading Pet Food Price Inflation Rising at Slower Rate than Human Food

Risk Factors for Urinary Tract Stones in Cats

One of the most common feline health emergencies we see at FACE is urinary blockages caused by uroliths—crystals or stones that form in the bladder and then obstruct the urinary tract. Urinary obstructions, most often seen in male cats, are life-threatening emergencies because toxins build up in the body of cats that are unable to … Continue reading Risk Factors for Urinary Tract Stones in Cats