Food intolerance in dogs
Food intolerances may be caused by pharmacological reactions to dietary ingredients such as histidine in fish transformed into histamine by the intestinal microbiota, by a metabolic problem such as lack of intestinal enzymes (eg, lactase), or dysmotility, dysbiosis, physical effects and non-specific dietary sensitivity.
Obesity and behavior - among dogs and dog owners
Obesity is by far the most common nutritional disorder in dogs (German, 2006). As we approach the Christmas season with plenty amounts of food in most families, we need to hold on to the healthy habits regarding feeding our four-legged family members. It can also be a time for reflection of the general health and well-being of our dogs. Obesity is known to be related to a wide range of disorders, such as orthopedic disorders, diabetes mellitus, heart disorders, respiratory disorders, reproductive disorders, urinary tract disorders, reproductive problems, and complications of anesthesia (German, 2006).
Microbiota: An important player in the health and well-being of our pets
How much details can we get, and how important is proper feeding for that detail?
Overall, microorganisms in the gut affect how well the animal’s digestion works, and with proper feeding, containing pre- and probiotics, we can optimize the animal´s microbiota - and improve digestion and intestinal function.
Read more below and find out how to optimize your dog's digestion and overall health and well-being.
Can protein sources in cat food be sustainable?
The amount of protein and the choice of protein sources in petfood has been under discussion for years among pet owners as well as among professionals...
An update about feeding small dogs
The small dog breeds are and will remain popular in homes world-wide. However, these four-legged family members require as much attention to feeding as the larger breeds...
Guidelines for a fun and happy summer with your pet
Follow these simple guidelines to make sure you take good care of your best friend.
Protein in pet foods
Proteins are the building blocks of the body and therefore essential for the daily function. Within the body, proteins have numerous functions. They are the major structural components of hair, feathers, skin, nails, tendons, ligaments and cartilage...
Probiotic Pet food - how is it done?
The Unique technical advances of Bacterfield's probiotic pet food manufacturing methodology.
Why High Protein Foods are not necessarily good for your pet!
A common misconception among pet owners is the fact that pets require diets consisting almost purely of meat. This, however, is not true...
A natural way to everyday wellness
Increased focus on the health and wellness of pets has shifted to also focusing on doing it “the natural way”. Pet owners are increasingly focusing on natural ingredients, NO artificial colouring, flavours or additives when choosing food for their four-legged family members...