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The Ruff Report: Dogs and Food

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Beware of this sickening way to feed your petIf you use the recommendations on pet food labels as a guide for the amount to feed your dog or cat, you may be sentencing your animal to obesity and health problems. More

Pricey food may actually be bad for your petSo-called natural, organic and holistic foods are touted as better and safer for your pet and cost twice as much as conventional food, but they may really be less nutritious and have adverse health effects, a leading veterinary nutritionist says. More

Toxic levels of chemical found in dog foodsA study has found that many dog foods contain toxic levels of fluoride and those excessive levels are putting pets at a higher risk of cancer, neurotoxicity and other life-threatening diseases. More

Cheap pet food leads to costly health problems

A veterinarian says good nutrition is important and a quality diet can decrease a pet’s chance of developing costly health problems in the future. More