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Foods That Cause Gas in Cats

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The Case for Wet Pet Food

Since its invention in the 1960s, the economical and convenience advantages of dry, kibbled food has made it the most popular method for feeding pets. Due to AAFCO standards, both dry and wet pet foods meet necessary nutritional requirements. So why feed wet if dry is apparently just as good? Actually there are some very good reasons to add wet food to any pet's diet. Credit: Flickr: furbyx4 The Taste of Wet Pet Foods Few dogs and cats will turn down the opportunity to eat wet food. Whether it is a texture preference, an olfactory preference, or taste preference is unknown. Likely it is a combination of all three factors. Many small breed dogs like Chihuahuas are notorious for tiring of...

Can Dogs Eat Fruit?

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Cat Eating Habits Explained

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How to Be a Better Cat Owner

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Although viewed mostly as an annoyance and diet or breed related, flatulence may also be an indication of a medical condition. Diseases that affect intestinal motility, intestinal digestion and malabsorption, and food hypersensitivity can increase flatulence. Understanding intestinal gas production, intestinal motility, and intestinal bacterial populations offer more opportunities for interventions to reduce gas production and flatulence for the benefit of both the dog and owner. Credit: Getty Creative Causes of Flatulence in Dogs Gas in the intestine is a result of ingestion or production within the gut. Although swallowing air, or aerophagia, does occur in animals that "inhale" their...