Nutrition http://mypetsmart.com/taxonomy/term/60/all en Natural and Organic Pet Foods: There is a difference http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/natural-and-organic-pet-foods-there-is-a-difference <p>Written By Christina Brownlow</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>As more Pet Parents are giving careful consideration to what&rsquo;s going into their pet&rsquo;s food bowls, natural and organic pet foods are becoming increasingly popular choices.&nbsp; In fact, Pet Parents spent $1 billion last year on natural pet food and $67 million on organic pet food, according to PetFoodIndustry.com</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/natural-and-organic-pet-foods-there-is-a-difference#comments Nutrition Dog Wed, 22 Jun 2011 21:21:45 +0000 admin 191265 at http://mypetsmart.com Using Milk Replacer for Puppies http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/using-milk-replacer-for-puppies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jeff Cardello </div> </div> </div> <p><b><span>What is Milk Replacer for Puppies?</span></b></p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/using-milk-replacer-for-puppies#comments Nutrition Dog Wed, 16 Mar 2011 21:34:35 +0000 PetSmart 185407 at http://mypetsmart.com Are You Feeding Your Dog the Best Food? http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/are-you-feeding-your-dog-the-best-food <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dr. Mark Finke, Ph.D., Nutritional Sciences </div> </div> </div> <p><span lang="EN">As the old adage goes, you are what you eat. The same rings true for your pet. But with so many food options to choose from, how do you know you&rsquo;re feeding your dog the very best? Mark Finke, Ph.D., a pet nutritionist and director of Merchandising Technical Services at PetSmart, gives us his expert opinion on how to choose the healthiest food for your pet.</span></p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/are-you-feeding-your-dog-the-best-food#comments Nutrition Dog Fri, 04 Feb 2011 23:17:20 +0000 PetSmart 182095 at http://mypetsmart.com Snake Nutrition http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/snake-nutrition <p>&nbsp;</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/snake-nutrition#comments Nutrition Reptile Mon, 08 Nov 2010 20:55:57 +0000 PetSmart 177436 at http://mypetsmart.com Turtle Nutrition http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/turtle-nutrition <p>When it comes to eating, turtles and tortoises have rather &quot;exotic&quot; tastes. Aquatic turtles enjoy munching on aquatic <a href="http://promotions.petsmart.com/landing/turtle/nutrition.shtml">turtle pellets</a>, leafy green vegetables like kale and collard greens as well as foods with a little more &quot;kick&quot; like live crickets, mealworms and waxworms. To help keep your omnivorous turtle healthy, Dr. Robyn Jaynes, PetSmart vet expert, suggests a balanced diet of both leafy greens, wriggly insects and prepared turtle foods.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/turtle-nutrition#comments Nutrition Reptile Mon, 08 Nov 2010 20:53:05 +0000 PetSmart 177434 at http://mypetsmart.com The Benefits of Hay for Rabbits http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/the-benefits-of-hay-for-rabbits <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Content provided by Oxbow </div> </div> </div> <p>Grass hay, a source of long-strand fiber, is absolutely vital to the digestive health of your small herbivore. It prevents obesity, dental disease, boredom and diarrhea.</p> <p>Hay should make up 75% of your rabbit's diet. Be sure to feed a variety of different hays for good health and to keep mealtime interesting!</p> <p><strong>Hay selecting tips:</strong></p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/the-benefits-of-hay-for-rabbits#comments Nutrition Small pet Mon, 08 Nov 2010 17:46:42 +0000 177410 at http://mypetsmart.com Round Out Your Rabbit's Diet http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/round-out-your-rabbits-diet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Content provided by Oxbow </div> </div> </div> <p>A diet of mostly grass hay provides the fiber necessary to avoid health problems. Add fortified, uniform pellets daily to round out your rabbit's healthy diet.</p> <p><strong>The importance of rabbit pellets</strong><br /> Fortified balanced feeds, in the form of uniform bite-sized morsels, assure that your pet is getting all the vitamins and minerals required in combination with hay, healthy treats and fresh water.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/round-out-your-rabbits-diet#comments Nutrition Small pet Mon, 08 Nov 2010 17:39:28 +0000 177405 at http://mypetsmart.com SophistaCat® Supreme Gourmet Canned Food For Cats http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/sophistacat%C2%AE-supreme-gourmet-canned-food-for-cats-0 <a href="/petcare/manuals/sophistacat%C2%AE-supreme-gourmet-canned-food-for-cats-0" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38266727.jpg" title="Thumbnail of SophistaCat® Supreme Gourmet Canned Food For Cats " height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/sophistacat%C2%AE-supreme-gourmet-canned-food-for-cats-0#comments Nutrition Cat Mon, 27 Sep 2010 23:11:52 +0000 admin 89473 at http://mypetsmart.com SophistaCat® Supreme Variety Packs - Kitten and Adult http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/sophistacat%C2%AE-supreme-variety-packs-kitten-and-adult-0 <a href="/petcare/manuals/sophistacat%C2%AE-supreme-variety-packs-kitten-and-adult-0" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38266728.jpg" title="Thumbnail of SophistaCat® Supreme Variety Packs - Kitten and Adult" height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/sophistacat%C2%AE-supreme-variety-packs-kitten-and-adult-0#comments Nutrition Cat Mon, 27 Sep 2010 23:08:37 +0000 admin 89472 at http://mypetsmart.com Whisker Lickin's Tender Moments Cat Treats http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/whisker-lickins-tender-moments-cat-treats-1 <a href="/petcare/manuals/whisker-lickins-tender-moments-cat-treats-1" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38266730.jpg" title="Thumbnail of Whisker Lickin's Tender Moments Cat Treats " height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/whisker-lickins-tender-moments-cat-treats-1#comments Nutrition Cat Mon, 27 Sep 2010 23:07:31 +0000 admin 89471 at http://mypetsmart.com Whisker Lickin's Tender Moments Cat Treats http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/whisker-lickins-tender-moments-cat-treats-0 <a href="/petcare/manuals/whisker-lickins-tender-moments-cat-treats-0" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38266731.jpg" title="Thumbnail of Whisker Lickin's Tender Moments Cat Treats" height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/whisker-lickins-tender-moments-cat-treats-0#comments Nutrition Cat Mon, 27 Sep 2010 23:04:47 +0000 admin 89470 at http://mypetsmart.com Whiskas Temptations Treats for Cats http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/whiskas-temptations-treats-for-cats-0 <a href="/petcare/manuals/whiskas-temptations-treats-for-cats-0" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38266732.jpg" title="Thumbnail of Whiskas Temptations Treats for Cats" height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=4211">images.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/whiskas-temptations-treats-for-cats-0#comments Nutrition Cat Mon, 27 Sep 2010 23:03:04 +0000 admin 89469 at http://mypetsmart.com SophistaCat® Canned Cat Food http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/manuals/sophistacat%C2%AE-canned-cat-food-0 <a href="/petcare/manuals/sophistacat%C2%AE-canned-cat-food-0" title="Read more..."><img class="ipaper-thumbnail" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/ipaper_thumbs/38266733.jpg" title="Thumbnail of SophistaCat® Canned Cat Food " height="140"></a> <div class=ipaper-descr-teaser></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/images_2.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; 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