Dog Nutrition and Care Articles

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Dental Care

An astounding 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show signs of oral disease by age three, according to 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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How You Can Help Overweight Pets

The number of overweight pets is skyrocketing. It’s not cute and it’s not an issue to be ignored anymore. In […]

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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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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

By Dr. Dave Summers While there are many theories on why dogs eat grass, there has never been any proof […]

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6 Steps to Summer Safety

Summertime is fun time! There’s swimming, cottages and many good games of fetch. It’s easy to think of nothing but […]

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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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Pet Food Primer

An introduction to the terminology you’ll see on your favorite bags of food. Pet Nutrition can be complicated. Pet food […]

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