The Vet's Corner

Dogs and 4th of July Fireworks, Thunderstorms, and Noise Phobias in Pets

With 4th of July fireworks around the corner – plus loud summer thunderstorms – lots of pet parents want to make sure they create a safe environment when their pup is scared by the loud noises. We address the causes and possible solutions.

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A Vets Guide to Pet Health and Wellness

Wild Earth’s Chief Veterinary Officer gives his insight into what steps you can take to be a thoughtful pet parent. From diet to body type and exercise, our vet covers it here.

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Why a Higher Protein Diet Helps Keep Your Dog Lean and Fit

We cover the many reasons a higher protein diet helps keep dogs fit and healthy. Proteins make your dog feel full or “satiated.” Protein triggers a complex cascade of hormones within the gut that signals the brain to stop eating. Higher protein also helps preserve and build lean muscle mass.

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The Vet’s Corner: Basic Pet Weight Loss Strategy

This is part 3 in Wild Earth’s 3 part series on pet obesity. Pet obesity is an epidemic that is severely hurting the quality of life of the pets we love. Dr. Ward highlights his basic weight loss strategy that has helped numerous pets live longer, healthier, and happier lives.

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The Vet’s Corner: How to Tell if Your Pet Needs to Lose Weight

This is part 2 in Wild Earth’s 3 part series on pet obesity. In this article, we’ll look at why obesity is a controversial topic (but shouldn’t be) and at how you can determine if your pet has a weight issue and what to do next.

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The Vet’s Corner: The Risks of Pet Obesity

Pet obesity is the number one threat facing our pets’ health. We’re on a mission to help pets live longer, happier, and healthier lives. In this article – the first in a 3 part series – he tackles the severe health risks associated with pet obesity.

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The Vet’s Corner: Summer Safety Tips for your Pet

Summer is here! That means fun in the sun for us and our four-legged family members, but it also means some hidden dangers for your dog.  By following our simple guidelines, you can ensure your pup enjoys summer safely.

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Dogs and 4th of July Fireworks, Thunderstorms, and Noise Phobias in Pets

With 4th of July fireworks around the corner – plus loud summer thunderstorms – lots of pet parents want to make sure they create a safe environment when their pup is scared by the loud noises. We address the causes and possible solutions.

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Canine Separation Anxiety: What happens when we go back to work?

Most of the country will begin easing COVID-19 stay-at-home restrictions over the next few weeks. Like many of you, I’m eager to get back to work and “normal life,” but also want to be safe. One of the most common questions I’m receiving lately is, “How will my dog behave when I return to work?” 

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Our Star Ingredient – Yeast Protein

What’s the secret behind our high-protein, meat-free dog food? It’s our top ingredient: Yeast. Dried yeast is a superfood that powers our nutritious complete-and-balanced dog food. We takes a closer look inside the cell walls of yeast to discover what makes this ingredient incredibly healthy for your dog.   

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Can You Help My Picky Dog?

Is your dog the world’s pickiest eater? Does it seem like every time you offer a healthy treat or new food she turns her nose up and refuses to eat anything but junk food? If so, you’re not alone. Many dogs appear to “like what they like,” oblivious to whether what they’re eating is healthy or not. So what is some of the science behind picky eaters and what can you do about it?

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Introducing a New Pet to your Current Pet(s)

Many people are wondering if now is a good time to introduce a new pet into the home. Whether that is a full-on adoption, or fostering, it’s important to take these steps to set yourself, your current pets and any new pets you bring home, up for success.

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