Written by: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth Today is Pet Tricks Day, and there is no better way to celebrate than by teaching your pup a new trick… and yes you can teach an old dog new tricks! Teaching your dog new tricks will not only provide some great […]
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In July we hosted Andrew Knight, Professor of Animal Welfare and Ethics, and Founding Director of the University of Winchester Centre for Animal Welfare. He discussed his published research on plant-based diets for dogs. There are many factors to consider when deciding what to feed your dog: Nutritional completeness Ingredients to avoid potential food-related allergies […]
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In August we hosted Dr. Clare Knottenbelt to discuss the prevalence of cancer in dogs and the impact it has on a pet’s family. By discussing what factors are thought to increase the risks of cancer in our pets, she reviewed the evidence that could suggest plant-based diets might lower the incidence of cancer in […]
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Written by: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild EarthThere are a few different ways that you can enhance the walking experience for your dog. Below are our favorite ways to make your daily walks more exciting, more fun, and also safer for your dog. 1. Let Your Pup Sniff Around For […]
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In January of 2022, we hosted Jennifer Coates, DVM for a Facebook live session to explain how meat-free diets for dogs work and the cases where it may be preferable to a traditional diet. With years of experience and expertise in veterinary medicine, animal welfare and conservation, she put together this short informational session […]
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Wild Earth’s Chief Veterinary Officer gives his insight into what steps you can take to be a thoughtful pet parent. From diet to body type and exercise, our vet covers it here.
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We cover the many reasons a higher protein diet helps keep dogs fit and healthy. Proteins make your dog feel full or “satiated.” Protein triggers a complex cascade of hormones within the gut that signals the brain to stop eating. Higher protein also helps preserve and build lean muscle mass.
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This is part 3 in Wild Earth’s 3 part series on pet obesity. Pet obesity is an epidemic that is severely hurting the quality of life of the pets we love. Dr. Ward highlights his basic weight loss strategy that has helped numerous pets live longer, healthier, and happier lives.
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This is part 2 in Wild Earth’s 3 part series on pet obesity. In this article, we’ll look at why obesity is a controversial topic (but shouldn’t be) and at how you can determine if your pet has a weight issue and what to do next.
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Pet obesity is the number one threat facing our pets’ health. We’re on a mission to help pets live longer, happier, and healthier lives. In this article – the first in a 3 part series – he tackles the severe health risks associated with pet obesity.
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With 4th of July fireworks around the corner – plus loud summer thunderstorms – lots of pet parents want to make sure they create a safe environment when their pup is scared by the loud noises. We address the causes and possible solutions.
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Most of the country will begin easing COVID-19 stay-at-home restrictions over the next few weeks. Like many of you, I’m eager to get back to work and “normal life,” but also want to be safe. One of the most common questions I’m receiving lately is, “How will my dog behave when I return to work?”
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