It’s important enough to re-visit overweight and gain some additional insight into the problem and the solution.
The reason why there are so many overweight dogs is directly related to the high carbohydrate content in dog foods, and particularly the high glycemic rating of those carbohydrates. For instance, white potatoes and sweet potatoes that are widely used in dog food have a glycemic index that is higher than white sugar. Continue reading
Fort Lauderdale’s lovely Kay Dorning with Dr David Waters and Mr Blitz, her amazing long lived Rottweiler, who is the first stop on this years “Old Grey Muzzle Tour”.
Five years ago Dr David Waters, a professor of Oncology at Purdue University began a yearly recurring scientific road trip to personally interview and examine especially long lived Rottweilers in the country. In 2013 there were 12 dogs that he found and studied and that scientific endeavor has continued each year since. Continue reading
WHY THERE ARE SO MANY OVERWEIGHT DOGS & WHY ‘LOW FAT’ DOG FOODS DON’T WORK!
In the article Vets Work to Declare Pet Obesity a Disease by Ken Niedziela published 2017.01.09 in the veterinarypracticenews.com there is a picture of an overweight dog with the caption:
“A 2015 study conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention discovered that 54 percent of U.S. dogs were overweight or obese.” Continue reading
Tough Love and Clarity on How To Pick The Best Dog Food
Ten years ago our family “risked it all” and committed everything we had to develop a kibble dog food that would be the most advanced, ideal nutrition possible in that form.