Cat Nutrition and Care Articles

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How can I help my rescued cat overcome her food...

Q:  My cat that I adopted from the Humane Society is obsessed with food and will try to grab it […]

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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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Is it safe for my senior dog to snack on...

Question: We just got a kitten and our senior dog loves eating the kittens dry food and treats , is […]

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What’s in Your Pet Food? Ingredients Explained

From just plain Chicken to Sodium Tripolyphosphate, let’s take a closer look at pet food ingredients. Have you read the […]

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Causes of Weight Gain

Food Availability If the food is available free-choice and the pet finds it very palatable they can easily over eat. […]

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Dr. Dave Summers

Meet Pet Valu’s Nutrition Expert, Dr. Dave Summers

As the nutrition expert for Pet Valu, Dr. Dave Summers educates customers through his articles in Companion magazine. As a […]

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Food Allergy vs. Food Sensitivity

How can you tell the difference – and does it really matter anyway? Although the incidence of food allergies in […]

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Proper Hydration for Cats

Do Your Cats Have a Drinking Problem? They wouldn’t be unusual if they did. Cats evolved in a desert-like environment, […]

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Defining a Holistic Pet Food

When I started as the in-house nutritionist at Pet Valu, I realized even with many years of experience working in […]

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