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Is rapeseed really dangerous to dogs?
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Is rapeseed really dangerous to dogs?
Rapeseed (Brassica napus subsp. napus), also known as oilseed rape or rape, is a bright-yellow flowering member of the family Brassicaceae (mustard or cabbage family). Rapeseed is cultivated mainly for its oil-rich seed.
May 7, 2022 • 200 shares
Vegan diets are healthier and safer for dogs – or are they?
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Vegan diets are healthier and safer for dogs – or are they?
A recent study made the headlines. A peer-reviewed analysis of around 2,500 pets finds vegan dogs visit the vet less often and require fewer medications. Looks amazing doesn’t it, a diet that is healthier for dogs while…
April 15, 2022 • 597 shares
Poor journalism by BBC over vegan pet food
Animal Welfare
Poor journalism by BBC over vegan pet food
Article supported by veterinary professionals Cat Henstridge MRCVS, Susie Samuel MRCVS, Francisco Gomez MRCVS, Kathryn Carmichael MRCVS, Robyn Lowe DipAVN, Lennon Foo MRCVS, Sandra Sheils MRCVS, Jane Anderson RVN, Christ…
April 14, 2022 • 2665 shares • 12 comments
Can Raw Dog Food Really Cause Nerve Damage?
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Can Raw Dog Food Really Cause Nerve Damage?
Raw meats are known to carry harmful pathogens. We’re familiar with the requirements to keep a clean kitchen after handling raw meat. All surfaces in contact with raw meat must be disinfected and cleaned with warm, soapy…
April 6, 2022 • 40 shares
Bulldog owners efforts to improve the welfare of their pets undermined by Crufts judging
Animal Welfare
Bulldog owners efforts to improve the welfare of their pets undermined by Crufts judging
Crufts attracts over 20,000 competitors alongside hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. This year's Best in Show was a lovable Flat Coated Retriever called Baxer; who beat six other finalists to claim the show’s t…
March 15, 2022 • 672 shares
Why Vets Don’t Recommend Raw Diets
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Why Vets Don’t Recommend Raw Diets
Raw diets are currently increasing in popularity. There are many books available which describe how to prepare them, and pre-made commercial options are readily available for purchase. Even so, many veterinarians are not…
March 8, 2022 • 219 shares • 4 comments
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