Author: bbernicky

With some foods like soy and bean-based kibbles, the more they eat the more they toot. I shouldn't have eaten that burrito. Or chili with beans. Corned beef with cabbage? What was I thinking?  Even the most iron-stomached person will have this lament from time to...

Reading and understanding pet food labels can help you make better dietary decisions for your dog Americans are more preoccupied than ever about what they are putting into their bodies. And the Federal Government has taken notice.In 2016, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) published...

When it comes to their pet’s food, money is no object for many pet owners. Americans continued their spending spree on their four-legged friends, with pet expenditures hitting another all-time high in 2018. Spending on pet food alone accounted for over $30 billion last year, driven...

The Centers for Disease Control reports that over one-third of Americans are considered obese. It should therefore be no surprise then that the nation’s pets are also packing on a few extra pounds. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), an estimated 56% of...

One contributing factor may surprise you. “Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food...