It began when Shelley Boyle's veterinarian recommended she stop feeding meat and dairy to her beloved mutt, Cleo, to determine whether a food allergy was to blame for the dog's chronic ear infection. Boyle's interest was immediately piqued. She had been a vegan for nearly two years, after deciding to cut meat, eggs and dairy [...]
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When our dogs are romping around and playing, most of us probably just think, “Look how cute they are!” It is “aww”-provoking, of course, but the way that dogs interact with each other actually tells us a lot about their minds. As a professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Colorado–Boulder, [...]
Companion animal owners are increasingly concerned about the links between degenerative health conditions, farm animal welfare problems, environmental degradation, fertilizers and herbicides, climate change, and causative factors; such as animal farming and the consumption of animal products. Accordingly, many owners are increasingly interested in vegetarian diets for themselves and their companion animals. However, are vegetarian [...]
Feeding dogs a plant-based diet isn’t a new idea. After all, if major dog food brands a la Natural Balance are offering vegan formulas, clearly there’s something to be said for canines skipping out on meat, eggs, and dairy. Research, however, hasn’t caught up to what many dog owners already know … until now. Dogg Canine Nutrition Company, [...]
Join KetunPet for the next NYC Retails & Sales Pet Expo 5th Annual Pet NYC Pet Product Trade Show! Presented by American Pet Professionals, LLC and Whitegate PR! Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 1pm – 6pm Home Studios Inc. ·873 Broadway, Studio 2 (Suite 410) ·New York City, NY 10003 Retailers, groomers, media and vendors will come [...]
First time users It is important to slowly transition your dog from his/her current diet. We recommend that you gradually mix in the new vegan food with the old one over a 7 day period, daily increasing the amount of Ketunpet . We recommend starting with 20% of Ketunpet in the mix, and then increase [...]
FOR PROFESSIONALS Healthy animal companions. Vegan or carnivorous diet for dogs. Introduction Dogs can be classified biologically as omnivores because of their ability to subsist on a diet of animal and/or vegetable origin. In their natural environment, wild dogs consume plants and obtain plant material primarily from the intestines of their prey. There is [...]
If you have been feeding your companion animals commercial pet foods, you may be jeopardizing their health. Supermarket pet foods are often composed of ground-up parts of animals deemed by U.S. Department of Agriculture inspectors unfit for human consumption. The flesh of animals who fall into one of the categories of the four D’s—dead, dying, [...]
Vegan Diets for Dogs and Cats: Risks and Benefits presented by Armaiti May, DVM at Northwest VEG's Portland VegFest
Interview with veterinarian Armaiti May about feeding companion animals vegan and vegetarian diets. You can learn more about Dr. May at her website, http://veganvet.net/