Hippocrates once said: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” In today’s world of fast food, processed food, and modern pharmaceuticals, the idea of “food as medicine” has been lost and forgotten. Long ago, in ancient … [Read more...]
Dog Food Ingredients
At PET | TAO, we understand ingredient selection and recipe choice are important factors in choosing your pet’s diet.
Copper is A Common Dog Food Ingredient Commercial pet food contains numerous vitamins and minerals. Why are they all in there? Each nutrient has its own function. Why is copper in dog food? Copper is necessary for a number of … [Read more...]
Special Diets Revitalize Pets During and After Chemotherapy Would you like to help your pet feel better and recover more quickly after chemotherapy? Food therapy can help! Read on to learn more about how chemotherapy affects the … [Read more...]
Cushing’s disease is one of the main endocrine diseases that cause hyperlipidemia (too much fat in the blood) in dogs. Hyperlipidemia is easily diagnosed on routine blood work. The ultimate dietary goal for dogs with Cushing’s disease … [Read more...]
PET | TAO is transparent about how we make pet food. We feature ingredients and manufacturing practices regularly on our blog. Some pet food companies leave us wondering, “why do you put that in pet food?” For example, why do … [Read more...]
A ketogenic diet for dogs helps prevent seizures in dogs with epilepsy, according to a recent trial published in the British Journal of Medicine. Of the 21 dogs in the trial, seven experienced a 50% reduction in seizure frequency, while … [Read more...]