- A Quick, Expert Comparison List to Pet Food Ingredients
"Most pet owners are aware that pet food manufacturers are required by law to list all of the product ingredients in order of weight. While that is helpful, an organized checklist is more useful when shopping. Here are some guidelines from top animal food experts."
- About Potassium Supplements by Scooter's CRF Supplies Guide
Gives a basic explanation of potassium gluconate, potassium citrate, and potassium chloride, what each are for, details on the popular brands (mEq, elemental potassium, etc.), where you can buy them online, and basic pricing. Also explains how to convert elemental potassium <-> mEq so you can know how much you need of another brand of potassium gluconate to safely switch.
- Are Some Service Animals More Equal?
Commentary on the dichotomy in what access rights some people feel different kinds of service animals should have, and a proposal to the growing problem of people with some impairments not getting the assistance they need as a result.
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- Articles by Turid Rugaas
Articles on dog behavior & body language by a top international expert in dog behavior/communication.
- IV Admin Sets & Needles Price & Brand Comparison At Online Stores - Scooter's CRF Supplies
Gives the price at recommended online stores for 12 IV admin sets, 1 box of needles, the shipping/handling, total if you buy both together, and what brands they sell.
- Pentobarbital in Pet Food Never Resolved
Interesting, unbiased review of the facts & results in the FDA investigation into euthanized pets possibly being used in pet food.
- Rendering Unto Oprah: How Dead Pets, Bad Brains, and Free Speech Landed Me in Amarillo
Followup from the reporter that wrote the original article exposing how dead pets were being used in pet food, and who later testified in the lawsuit against Oprah Winfrey for her coverage of CJB "mad cow" disease.
- The No-Kill Equation
- The Seven Nutritional Factors of Quality Pet Food
Briefly explains what to look for or avoid in various categories of pet food ingredients like protein & grain types.
- What's Cookin'? Ever Wonder What Happens to Dead Animals?
A scanned-in copy of the 90s newspaper article providing photographic evidence & quoted interviews indicating that deceased pets were being shipped to a rendering plant for use in (among other things) pet food.
- What's In Your Pet's Food?
Lists the ingredients in pet foods that we should avoid, and explains why (the health impact) for each one.
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