Dog Food/Chicken Feathers
Would you feed your dog chicken feathers? Well, ground chicken feather meal is being touted as the new protein source for pet foods. Chicken feathers have been hydrolyzed, that is broken down by a chemical reaction to water. They are then used in dog food. Granted, in the wild, dogs consume the whole animal, possibly […]
Alternative to Neuter Surgery for Dogs
As early as the end of this year, 2012, a product to neuter male dogs without surgery will be available in the U.S. The drug is presently in use in Bolivia, Columbia, Mexico and Panama. It will be known in the U.S. by the brand name, Zeuterin. The FDA has approved its use in dogs […]
Is Pet Clothing a Good Idea?
Should animals be dressed in clothes? Not everyone agrees on this controversial issue. Some things to consider: In favor of pet clothing Some clothing can protect an animal from the elements. For example, a dog might wear a coat and boots when taking a walk in extremely cold weather. If the clothes are comfortable and […]