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Dealing with Your Dog's Digestive Dilemmas

We suspect that most of you are intimately familiar with the digestive system, that amazing mechanism that takes in food, pulverizes it, transforms it into nutrients and uses it to fuel the body. The dog’s digestive tract is not so different from ours in that respect; it converts food into all the nutritional building blocks a dog needs to grow and develop. If you’ve ever experience...
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6 Popular Myths About Pets - Fact or Fiction

Fact or Fiction #1 - Table scraps are good for dogs FICTION According to Dr. Shelby Neely, DVM, a Philadelphia-based veterinarian and the director of operations for the online vet service whiskerDocs. “Dogs are not humans and they have very specific diet requirements to keep them healthy, which are different from ours.” For instance, common “people” foods such as garlic, onions, grapes, po...
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Holiday Pet Food Safety

Holiday foods that are safe for dogs and cats to eat and those that are harmful to them. YES – Turkey. It’s a great lean protein to share with your pet. REMOVE any skin, fat and bones and stick to white meat. NO– Mushrooms, onions, garlic, leeks, or scallions. Mushrooms are dangerous! If a dog or cat ingests mushrooms, side effects can be quite severe. They may include vomiting, ...
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Dog Nutrition Tips*

Nutrients Your Dog Needs Nutrients are substances obtained from food and used by an animal as a source of energy and as part of the metabolic machinery necessary for maintenance and growth. There are the six essential classes of nutrients dogs need for optimum healthy living. Water Essential to life, water accounts for between 60 to 70% of an adult pet’s body weight. While food may help me...
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Feeding your Senior Dog*

Dogs begin to show visible age-related changes at about seven to 12 years of age. There are metabolic, immunologic and body composition changes, too. Some of these may be unavoidable while others can be managed with diet. When feeding your older dog, the main objective should be to maintain health and optimum body weight, slow development of chronic disease and minimize diseases that ...
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Proper Nutrition for the Health of Your Pet

Our Promise New Mexican Kennels is committed to the health and well being of our canine and feline friends. To help ensure their health, we feed and sell super premium pet food. We feed our own dogs this same food, and we offer all the brands and varieties we carry to our canine and feline lodgers. Our Philosophy Studies have shown that dogs and cats (in fact, all mammals,) are designed to ...
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