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Should your dog eat ‘paleo’ kibble? How misleading pet food labels fool consumers

Zealotry about pet food is every bit as self-satisfied as a Food Babe mantra. Since food is the new religion, ...
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Organic pet food is ‘considerably more expensive’ than traditional alternatives but nutrient benefits insignificant

Perceived as being healthier alternatives to conventionally farmed foods, organics are often significantly more expensive – according to Consumer Reports, ...
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Reasons to be wary of the ‘untamed wilderness’ of dog DNA tests

The claims that dog DNA-testing companies make can seem all but definitive: One quick cheek swab can not only tell ...
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Protect your pets: Many agriculturally necessary plants are naturally toxic to animals

Not all plants are wholesome for foraging animals. Certain species of milkweed, for example, that are highly valued as host ...
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Talking Biotech: Pet dogs with genetic diseases testing ground for gene therapy

Journalist Emily Mullin: Gene therapies becoming more promising but restricted in humans because of safety concerns, prompting some researchers to ...