Contact Us at (410) 771-4968|

Feeding cats – what is SDAP?

Dr. Becker did a post today about a food additive (SDAP - spray dried animal protein) being used to make foods more palatable to cats and to provide more nutrition. The first two commenters asked what to do with this information? What to feed? One had an overweight cat who lost weight (though was constipated and [...]

By |2017-01-08T10:26:25+00:00January 8th, 2017|cats, nutrition|0 Comments

Fruits that need to be organic

Mother Earth News has such great articles. Issue #277 Aug/sept 2016 has one (pg13+) titled "Pesticides on Produce: The New 'Dirty Dozen' summarizing the Environmental Working Group's annual analysis of 48 fruits and vegetables for pesticide residues. Click here for the EWG site and report. Top 12 dirty: strawberries, apples, nectarines, peaches, celery, grapes, cherries, [...]

By |2016-08-30T20:39:15+00:00September 3rd, 2016|nutrition, poisons|0 Comments

Another Fresh food company – yea!

In Brooklyn, NY is a company I just learned about from Hunger Project and Pachamama Alliance friends. Pet Plate makes meals with whole food ingredients and delivers them to the doggie's home. Soon to come are meals for cats, too. While I prefer people integrate food into their family meals, in NYC that often does mean [...]

By |2016-08-27T18:41:14+00:00August 27th, 2016|dogs, nutrition|0 Comments

Pets can save the world

Well, really, the choices you make for your companion animals can save the world. You know many of them and have shared many with me - sustainably raised food ingredients, locally sources beds and toys, visiting the ill/infirm/aged and so many more. Here is a different slant on how your feeding choices (and maybe others [...]

“Yeast” skin and ear infections

A reader queried - Dr, C, I 2 yr old Schnoodle rescue has a yeast problem. He is liking and licking, pads and groin. Groin very red. Tea tree shampoo? Thanks From a conventional perspective, we think of something (yeast) causing the problem (itchy skin, redness) then look for something to "get rid of [...]

Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Google PlusVisit Us On Linkedin