Nutrition

Demystifying the ash content of commercial pet food…

By Sophie Lavallée M.Sc., Agr. What does ash content in pet food refer to? The ash content of pet food refers to bone fragments found in bone meal or fish meal, as well as some of the minerals found in plant products. This ash is mostly comprised of Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P) and Magnesium (Mg)….
Continue to read

A new product to please big appetites : Oven-Baked Tradition’s new food for large breeds

Great news for all large dog owners: Oven-Baked Tradition now has a new recipe especially conceived to meet your large dog’s specific needs! A lot of you have been wishing and asking about such a product, and we have listened! Like all Oven-Baked Tradition’s products, our large breed formula is made of top quality ingredients…
Continue to read

Pet Obesity Awareness Day

October 12 is Pet Obesity Awareness Day! Yes, there is unfortunately a need for such a day: Pet Obesity is becoming a bigger, and bigger problem each year. Since 2007, Pet Obesity has been growing rapidly…reaching a 20% growth in 2010! More than 50% of all pets – cats and dogs– are overweight, and almost…
Continue to read

Dogs and cats are different, and so are their nutritional needs

Dogs and cats are different, obviously. They look so different that they have more in common with their wild cousins than the “sister or brother” with who they share love and attention from their owner. And their personalities are even more different than their look. So yes, they have very little in common. Their nutritional…
Continue to read

Beet pulp?

We have received a new question from one of our customers who feed our Parallel line to his four dogs: why can we find beet pulp in your grain-free recipes? Beet pulp has a bad reputation. Some says it is a poor quality filler that has been known to cause health problems, including allergies and…
Continue to read

Holiday Cooking – pet edition

It is that time of the year again…cooking time! A lot of time is spent in the kitchen preparing the Holidays classics, experimenting with new recipes to surprise guests, and simply cooking with love good meals while looking forward to those happy family and friends gatherings. Would you also like to cook for your pet?…
Continue to read