Dog Nutrition and Care Articles

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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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How Do I Know I am Feeding the Right Amount...

Judging how much to feed your pet can be difficult because of the large variation in the food requirements between […]

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Pets that Don’t Chew Their Food

Maybe ‘wolfing’ down our meals is unhealthy for pets and people. Does your dog or cat throw up whole, undigested […]

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Why do pet foods have fruits and vegetables in them

Dogs and cats are carnivores, so have you ever wondered why some pet foods contain fruits, vegetables and even herbs? […]

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