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Dog Food & Nutrition : What is Good Dog Food?

How do I know I’m feeding my dog good dog food? The majority of customers that I do call on really have no idea what type of food they are feeding their dog. Over ninety-five percent of dry food in America has an agency approval called AFCO. AFCO sounds, stands for the Association of American…


Dog Food & Nutrition : Variety in a Dog’s Diet

Should I always feed my dog the same dog food? My opinion is no. Just like humans if we would have to eat a pork chop every day for 60 years, not only would our body not be getting the required nutritional supplements but we would become bored and dissatisfied. I find that most puppies…


Dog Food & Nutrition : Adding Supplements to Dog Food

To summarize this segment on dog food, I would highly recommend that you consider the Doggy Steps philosophy of not feeding your dog anything that you would not eat. Certainly, budget and time is going to be a concern, but really consider taking the ingredient label test to see what you’re feeding your dog. I’m…


B Vitamins Mnemonic: Metabolic deficiencies- Water and Fat Soluable Cofactors Tutorial

Learning B Vitamins doesn’t involve understanding any concepts– just regurgitating keywords. Here’s a mnemonic: It’s like finding a one-night stand at a bar. First: you drink a beer, then see who you’d like to f#ck. You don’t NEED anything, B4 your PANTS cause a BURNing groin, and COpayments for a BLOODy child birth. Or: my…


Goat Nutrition – Part 2: Determining Forage Demand | Going into Goats

There are a range of factors that influence the forage intake demand by goats. These will vary from year to year and from season to season. The major factors include the size of the animal before a doe it will be whether she is dry, she is pregnant or whether she is lactating. Grazing diet…


Thiamine Deficiency (Vitamin B1) – USMLE Step 1 Pathology Mnemonic

thigh deficiency=thiamine deficiency most common in alcoholics CORE-sakoff=Korsakoff syndrome WORM-icke=Wernicke encephalopathy WORM-icke CORE-sakoff=Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome FOWL-amus=THALamus milk nipple=mammillary body Wernicke encephalopathy: confusion Wernicke encephalopathy: taxi=ataxia Wernicke encephalopathy: nystagmus & opthalmoplegia thiamine deficiency: glucose before thiamine depletes ATP Korsakoff syndrome: Pinocchio nose=confabulations dry berries=dry beriberi wet berries=wet beriberi dry beriberi: sparking wire=polyneuropathy wet beriberi: high output heart…


Dog Food & Nutrition : Dog Food Labels & Ingredients

Dog food label ingredients. What I like to challenge my customers to doing is take a look at your dry dog food label and see what’s actually in the food. As humans are very conscious of what we eat, and what’s healthy, we should apply the same standard to our pets. Generally speaking, 85% of…


How to prepare Sathu Maavu Recipe-Healthy Malt Mix Recipe -Sathu Maavu Recipe in Tamil

This Sathu Maavu / Healthy Malt Mix can be given to children either after 8 months or 1 year. This can be taken by people of all ages. Ragi / Finger Millet – 250 g Wheat – 50 g Kondai Kadalai / Chick peas(Channa Dal) – 50 g- Roasted Ground Nut – 50 g ….


Dog Food & Nutrition : Checking Dog Food Labels for Nutritional Value

Take the dog food ingredient label yourself. As I mentioned earlier, I like customers to go home, cut the label off of their dry dog food and actually see what they’re feeding their dog. Many dog foods are comprised of a lot of non natural preservatives which instill color, texture and flavor. As I also…