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I think my dog has gotten into something that didn't agree with him and he has diarrhea. It was suggested that I feed him a "bland diet."

A bland diet is often recommended if your dog has had an upset in digestion.  (It's kind of like eating simple foods after you've been sick.)

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I have been seeing things that resemble rice around my dog's bottom, what is this?

Most likely what you are seeing are tapeworms. They can affect dogs and cats.

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How do I trim my dog's nails?

Nails should be trimmed regularly to prevent injury to the toes. Start young and use proper technique for a positive nail trim experience every time.

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How do I fix the fact that I have 3 cats - 2 are skinny and 1 is fat.

Often, cats that live indoors in multi-cat households have very different calorie requirements.

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Why should I transition slowly when I'm changing my pet's food?

Dogs and cats can have sensitive digestive systems.  Mixing the old food with the new helps them adapt more easily to a new diet.

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My dog eats other dogs' poop. How can I get him to stop and why does he do it?

We really do not know why some dogs develop this nasty habit, but nasty it is! Behavior modification and supplements may help.

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I've been told that the term "human grade" is regulated in the pet industry. Can you tell me more?

Unless pet food is produced in a facility that is approved to manufacture human foods, "human grade" is not a term that is allowed to be used in marketing these pet foods.

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Is it ok to let my kitten play with the ribbons on the presents under the tree?

Cats and kittens should always be supervised when playing with toys that contain strings or ribbons. 


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I feed my dog food that has tomato pomace & tomatoes in it. I heard tomatoes are toxic to dogs. Why would these be in the foods?

The ripe fruit-portion of the tomato plant is not toxic to dogs.


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