Posts Categorized: Pet Health

The Mystery of “Crude Protein:” What is it, really?

Posted by & filed under Bloggers, Pet Health, Pet Nutrition, Tracie Hotchner.

Read the label on your dog’s food, and you’ll see a section called “Guaranteed Analysis.” That’s called the “ingredient dec” (or “declaration”) in pet food manufacturing lingo. Listed there, along with all the ingredients, you’ll find percentages for moisture, crude fiber, crude fat, and crude protein. Given how important protein is to our dog’s diet, […]

Never Lose Your Pet Thanks to Michelson’s Found Animals Free Microchip Registry

Posted by & filed under Bloggers, Pet Health, Tracie Hotchner.

I received a lot of feedback about my recent blog “False Confidence about Microchipping a Pet” which pointed out some of the pitfalls about micro-chipping your dog or cat, not the least of which is that most people haven’t registered that microchip properly. In the process I learned about a free national micro chip registry […]