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Dog Obesity: The Truth About Starch

As four billion years of evolution adapted all creatures to their surroundings, constant high levels of starch and sugar were never encountered. If you analyze anything that might constitute food or nourishment, anywhere in the world, it will be low in starch and sugar. The average starch and sugar content of meat, fish, eggs, insects,…

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Fat Chance

Not only do I feed Mylo a lot of fish products and snacks such as added fish oils and fish skin bites for his improved coat and healthier joints, fats are an essential part of a dog’s diet especially as they do not rely on any carbohydrates at all.   Fat is a very important…

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Genetic Eye Disorders in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

The cavalier King Charles spaniel has more than its fair share of severe genetic diseases afflicting the eye. A 1999 study of cavaliers conducted by the Canine Eye Registration Foundation showed that an average of 30% of all CKCSs evaluated had eye problems. They include hereditary cataracts, corneal dystrophy, distichiasis, dry eye syndrome,entropion, microphthalmia, progressive retinal degeneration, and retinal dysplasia, all of…