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Dogs Golden retriever puppy chewing a large bone
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Have you just switched your dog from a commercial food diet to a raw dog food diet? Have you noticed loose stools and vomiting in your dog? He could be going through a detoxification period.

Detoxification happens because your dog’s body is being cleansed from its previous diet. It’s a normal part of switching. How long it lasts can vary depending on how many toxins your dog has in his system. But typically it starts within 1 to 2 days of switching to a raw food diet and lasts a few days. In some dogs, detoxification has been known to last for a few weeks, although I would advise having your dog checked by a vet if vomiting and diarrhea persists for more than a week.

TV
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“Pet Food: A Dog’s Breakfast” will premiere on Thursday, February 10th at 10pm and will repeat that evening at 1am.

The documentary will also repeat on Sunday, February 13th at 10pm.

When a major recall rocks the $16 billion dollar pet food business, pet owners and governments take notice. “Pet Food: A Dog’s Breakfast” takes you inside the industry and looks at what caused 50,000 pets to fall seriously ill in North America. “Pet Food” shows you what is being done to regulate what our dogs and cats eat and tries to answer the ultimate question, is your pet’s food safe?

Dogs
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Is owning a dog putting a bite on your budget? Rather than giving your family friend away, look into some ways that you can save money while still keeping your dog. We did that very thing recently in our household and here is a list of tips that I would like to share with you;

Contests
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Rachael Ray’s got a contest! You have until 11:30 PM (PT) on July 30 to share your “paw-spective.”

She knows all about “Puppy Love” and understands that you want what’s best for your furry family members. That’s why Rachael teamed up with a group of pet nutrition experts to create Rachael Ray Nutrish. Rachael Ray Nutrish covers all the bases with a full line of premium dog food that

Dogs
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by Jane Dinunzio

Have you ever wondered why your dog’s breath or body has that distinctive “doggie smell?” It is generally caused by your dog ingesting chemicals and preservatives, rather then an all natural homemade dog food diet. Just by changing your dog’s diet, you will likely see a much healthier, more energetic and less odorous dog. I see and smell it for myself in my two Labradors

Cats
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We’re all concerned that we do what’s best for our pets when it comes to buying food, right?! But sometimes it seems that the “best” dog food is simply unaffordable. So it’s nice to see that Consumer Reports has done some research and is featuring a report in the March 2009 issue of their print magazine.

While I’ll be looking forward to the reading the article when it arrives

Cats
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A poll commissioned by the Wellness(R) brand of natural pet food finds
few understand the ingredients on pet food labels.

For our pets to be as healthy as they can be, remember; just like people, they are what they eat. Wellness(R) Natural Pet Food says pick up the bag and read the ingredient label. With Wellness you’ll see lean meats like deboned chicken, whole grains, and a rainbow of

Health & Safety
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It may seem difficult these days to choose a pet food for your pet. The varieties are endless and the labels are not only confusing, but they can be misleading. If you know how pet food labels work, you can make a more educated buying decision the next time you shop for pet food.

Pet food labels have an information panel and a main display panel. The main

Cats
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The producer of the contaminated pet food which resulted in the deaths of dozens of dogs nationwide, acknowledged Tuesday that workers at its South Carolina plant failed to follow testing procedures to ensure its products were safe.

Diamond Pet Foods made the announcement after the federal Food and Drug Administration released a report which showed the company had no record of test results for 12 shipments of corn, in

Birds
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February Feeding Goes to the Birds
snow bird
The month of February is National Wild Bird Feeding month and this year will be the seventh time this has been observed since it was established by the National Bird-Feeding Society in 1999. There is good reason for this observance; the fact that February is one of the most difficult times for wild birds to find food in many

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