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You've really got to shake your head sometimes.
Quite disgusting...not that we didn't think this was possible.
Something new for us: A blog

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You've really got to shake your head sometimes.

I had a client come in this past weekend with two adorable dogs. Neither were overweight IMO, but the subject of pet nutrition came up and she had mentioned that her dogs were given a "prescription" diet (specifically Purina O/M) by her vet. I'm familar with Science Diet's attempts at prescription diets, but I wasn't aware that Purina had one (this apparently is quite new for them). One dog of hers apparently had pancreatitis (which we can possibly assume came from eating a low-quality pet food for a portion of it's life.

Quite disgusting...not that we didn't think this was possible.

In the book, "Foods Pets Die For" there is a chapter eluding to the fact that zoo animals, road kill, and euthanized animals in shelters are ending up in pet foods. That particular chapter was more specifically about Canadian-based pet foods but here we see evidence of it ending up in the US chain of pet foods as well.
 
You can read more about this finding here.

Something new for us: A blog

We've added a blog to the website of A Green Dog Grooming. In this area we'll be discussing concerns and questions that we receive at the shop, observations and items of interest to help our clients learn more about the care of their dog.
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