Pet Care Educational Articles and Resources

5 Reasons to Choose a Natural Raw Diet for Your Pet

Raw food is a species appropriate diet for dogs and cats. Many people, including animal nutritionists and veterinarians, are realizing that the commercial pet food industry is not necessarily providing the optimal diet for health and longevity of dogs and cats. Read more

Why raw diets make sense for dogs and cats

Raw foods have live enzymes present that are crucial in both the breakdown of food and the absorption of nutrients. Cooked foods (i.e. kibbles and canned foods) lack these enzymes and force the pancreas to work harder to provide the enzymes necessary to break down food for fuel. Read more

Skin allergies

According to a national survey, veterinarians treat more skin disorders than any other problem. So many of us know the heartbreaking, helpless feelings we get when our pet is suffering an allergic reaction. The skin is a good outside indicator of what's going on inside the body. Read more

Why Hearts Have Higher Taurine

If you are a dedicated cat parent who wants keep your kitty as healthy as possible, you've likely already read about the benefits and necessity of feeding your little feline food containing taurine. Furthermore, you may already know that turkey hearts, chicken hearts, and duck hearts are exceptionally high in taurine. What you probably don't know, however, or know in detail, is why this is true. Why are hearts so high in taurine? We answer this question in detail below... Read more

Why Raw Hearts Are Better Than Cooked Hearts

Companion cats are essentially domesticated African Wild Cats! As such, their physiology functions basically the same. This means they are obligate carnivores and need a diet of mostly animal meat and internal organs to survive and thrive. Moreover, they need quality food containing taurine that is bioavailable or they will develop serious health issues. Feeding raw hearts daily, or at least weekly, can prevent these issues because taurine levels are exceptionally high in raw hearts, and... Read more