Is Your Yard Safe for Your Pets?


Posted by Optimal Pet Foods | Posted in Allergies, Scratching, Hot Spots, Cats, Dogs, Informational, Kidney Disease, What's New | Posted on 15-06-2016

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Pesticides and PetsSpring has sprung, summer is right around the corner, and I know many of you are looking forward to spending time outdoors with furry family members. And there’s nothing quite as inviting as a lush green open space on a warm, sunny day – especially if you and your animal companion have been cooped up for months. Unfortunately, often the most lush lawns and gardens in the neighborhood have been liberally treated with pesticides, insecticides, herbicides, and other chemicals that neither you nor your pet should be exposed to.  By Dr. Becker

Protect Your Pet’s Body & Brain By Adding DHA and Antioxidants to Their Diet


Posted by Optimal Pet Foods | Posted in Allergies, Scratching, Hot Spots, Cat Food, Dog Food, Dull Coat, Kidney Disease, Raw Food, Supplements | Posted on 11-01-2015

The Importance of Fish Oil for Your PetIf you’re hoping to raise a canine or feline Einstein, you might want to insure your puppy or kitten is eating a diet containing appropriate amounts of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and antioxidants.  - By Dr. Becker

The High Protein Dog Food and Kidney Disease Myth


Posted by Optimal Pet Foods | Posted in High Protein Diet, Kidney Disease | Posted on 19-10-2010

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The scientific evidence that high protein diets cause kidney problems in dogs has been widely disproved by countless studies, yet this critical nutrient has continued to be demonized by well intentioned veterinarians and the general public.