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Dr. David Summers

Meet Dr. David Summers

Dr. David Summers, Pet Valu Nutritionist, holds a Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition from the University of Alberta. He has worked in the pet industry for 25 years, developing innovative pet foods and consulting about pet nutrition. As a Nutritionist and also as a pet parent to 4-year-old Pug-Tzsu Bailey, pets come first to Dave.

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Understanding Your Pet’s Body

Here are some examples that might help you understand nutritionally what is going on in your pets body and why.

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Alternative Foods

Did you know that there are pet food options outside of wet canned foods, kibble or baked foods?

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Using Nutrition to Help Large Breed Dogs

Nutritionally, large breed dogs are different than their wild ancestors.

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Limited Ingredient Diets

Sometimes what is left out of your pet’s food is most important.

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What the best affordable option for feeding my puppy?

Q: There’s so many different kinds of food out there for my puppies. How do I know what is best […]

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Why is it important that cats eat a grain free...

Q:  Why is it important that cats eat a grain free diet? – Barb S Answer: There are many very good […]

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