Category Archives: Pet Nutrition

TRACIE HOTCHNER: DOES “GRAIN FREE” DOG FOOD SOLVE HEALTH PROBLEMS?

Recently I got an email from a radio listener complaining that their dog was “allergic to grain” and wanted my advice on whether a “grain free” dog food would solve their problems. I have found that “grain-free” seems to be … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: AFRAID BETTER DOG FOOD MIGHT GIVE YOUR DOG “THE TROTS”?

What do you do if you adopt a dog like my sweet young Blue Weimaraner, Maisie, and she develops horrible diarrhea when switching her to a better food? When I picked her up from Mid-Atlantic Weimaraner Rescue in Virginia Beach, … Continue reading

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ASK-THE-VET: GERMAN SHEPHERD WITH COLITIS

Question: What dry and wet food Halo products would be appropriate to feed my adult German Shepherd with Colitis? Answer: Thanks for writing in. It is common for many dogs with colitis to require a fairly high fiber diet to … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: DOES YOUR DOG HAVE DIABETES? HOW TO HELP MANAGE IT WITH A HEALTHY DIET

Diabetes in dogs is a fairly common occurrence but it is a very different disease than what occurs in cats. I turned for assistance in understanding canine diabetes to my co-host on THE EXPERT VET on the Radio Pet Lady … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: LOVE YOUR DOG? THEN YOU HAVE TO LOVE YOUR WEEDS, TOO!

It’s springtime and in the Northeast the lawns are just beginning to green up – a time when everyone who has been housebound through this long, cold winter is eager to get out and clean up the garden. Our dogs … Continue reading

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