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Does Your Cat Have Hairball Issues?

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

While hairballs in housecats are very common, you may be surprised to learn they aren't a normal part of a feline's digestive process. Your cat's digestive tract is built to handle a certain amount of fur -- both the fur she pulls off herself during grooming, as well as the hair attached to prey in the wild.

Some Dogs Think Better After Breakfast

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Given the huge disparity between what nature intended canines to eat and what most pet food manufacturers provide, it's clear why pet dogs on commercial diets may perform better mentally after a morning carbohydrate "fix."