Understanding what's in your pet's food can make choosing the right formula much easier. Avoid becoming confused and overwhelmed with some helpful tips on reading pet food labels, from PetSmart veterinary expert, Dr. Simon Starkey.
Concerned about canned food, many Pet Parents have chosen to feed only dry kibble in order to protect their pets' dental health. But does wet food really cause harm to pets' teeth? PetSmart veterinary expert, Dr. Simon Starkey offers his take on the debate.
Puppies and kittens need more energy than older dogs and cats, while senior pets require less protein as their metabolism slows. Get advice on feeding your pet an age-appropriate diet from PetSmart veterinary expert, Dr. Simon Starkey.
Understanding our pets' wild, ancestral diets can help us make decisions about the way we feed them. Research points to a high need for protein. Find out what our veterinary expert, Dr. Simon Starkey says about getting enough protein in your pet's diet.
Although indoor cats are safe from traffic, wildlife and other outdoor threats, their more relaxed indoor lifestyle can inhibit physical activity and lead to unhealthy weight gain. Obesity is a serious health risk for cats and can contribute to other health conditions including diabetes, arthritis, heat stroke, skin and oral diseases, as well as certain cancers. Feeding your indoor cat a special diet that’s unique to her lifestyle may help her maintain a healthy weight.
Grain-free foods have become increasingly popular in recent years. But what makes a grain-free diet different from any other natural food? And how do you know whether your pet could benefit from going grain-free?