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Balance IT Guaranteed Analysis Converter Tool

It can be difficult to compare the protein, fat and carbohydrate levels between different foods by using the information on a package’s label. This is especially difficult when comparing pet foods with large differences in moisture (can vs. dry) or fiber level.

What is an appropriate diet for a small/medium-breed puppy or kitten?

Answer: An appropriate diet for a small/medium-breed puppy or kitten is complete and balanced. It meets all of their nutritional requirements, has excellent nutrient bioavailability, and is easily digestible and palatable. Start by selecting a food with key nutritional factors closest to target levels. Since…

WSAVA “Unconventional diets”

A short article for veterinarians that highlights the most important points when talking to pet owners about feeding a raw, vegetarian, natural or homemade diet. The article is reference-based and includes a list of tips for veterinarians on how to discuss unconventional diets with pet…

AAHA Feline Lifestyle Form

The AAHA Feline Lifestyle Assessment Form was designed as a flexible tool that support your practice’s approach to preventive health care. Use this form to focus on a variety of lifestyle issues that help you evaluate and make recommendations related to preventive care, nutrition, environmental…

AAHA Canine Lifestyle Form

The AAHA Canine Lifestyle Assessment Form was designed as a flexible tool that support your practice’s approach to preventive health care. Use this form to focus on a variety of lifestyle issues that help you evaluate and make recommendations related to preventive care, nutrition, environmental…

Salmonella and Pet Food

A healthy diet is important for pets. But did you know that dry pet food, treats, and supplements can become contaminated with Salmonella, a harmful germ that can make both people and pets sick? To protect you and your pet from getting sick, it is…