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Something You Actually WILL Read About Carbs in Veterinary Nutrition Textbooks

As I discuss in considerable detail in Dogs, Dog Food, and Dogma, there is near-universal acceptance among the mainstream veterinary nutritional “authorities” (the handful of board-certified veterinary nutritionists and countless self-appointed experts) that “a calorie is a calorie” and that carbohydrates are not uniquely fattening for dogs and cats. This despite the inconvenient truths that (1) there […]

INFOGRAPHIC: All You Need to Know About Canine Obesity

Yesterday Varsity Pets launched an IndieGoGo campaign to create a mobile application and a book to help dog owners recognize, understand, and defeat canine obesity — the most under-appreciated animal welfare crisis in the country today. (If you haven’t done so already please consider watching our video and pledging to our campaign.  If all the subscribers […]

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Low-Cost, Low-Carb Dog Food

[NOTE FROM DGS ON 12/3/17: Three days ago (nearly four years after this post first appeared) something happened that materially changes some of the content that follows: KetoNatural Pet Foods finally began taking orders for Ketona, a truly low-carbohydrate kibble product. Ketona Chicken Recipe for Adult Dogs contains less than 8% carbohydrate, and that’s about 75% less than other leading “grain-free” brands. It […]