Articles Tagged: “kidney disease”

Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis – a Threat to Your Dog’s Health 3/27/17 (Update: Leptospirosis on the rise around the United States. Here is a recent report from New Jersy.) Leptospirosis (“Lepto”) is a disease caused by a spiral-shaped bacteria that is found worldwide.  Continue Reading »

Toxic Jerky Pet Treats

“FDA has been actively investigating consumer complaints about jerky pet treats causing illness in dogs and in some cats. As of Sept. 24, 2013, over 3,600 dogs and 10 cats have reportedly become ill from eating jerky pet treats.” (Source  Continue Reading »

Diets, Nutrition, and Your Pet

Nutrition plays a critical role in health, both in our pets as well as our own health. In the late 1930’s the first diet was developed to slow the progression of kidney disease in dogs and cats (k/d). From that  Continue Reading »