Our two SuperVets interview Emeritus Professor Nick Costa, a guru in animal nutrition. We find out:
· What is involved in making a high quality pet food?
· How do you formulate a new quality diet?
· How much nutritional value is lost when a pet food is heated or cooked?
· What is the go with Calcium levels in food and large breed puppies?
· What is involved in cooking your own home cooked food for your pet? What do you need to watch out for?
· Are grain-free foods the big issue they seem to be? Do grains cause yeast infections? How are grains implicated in a certain heart condition in dogs?
· What’s the fuss about the intestinal microbiome? Are prebiotics or probiotics better?
· A new food for keeping cats’ teeth clean from Delicate Care
· But most importantly, what does Prof Nick’s cat 19 year old cat ‘Pudding’ eat?
We also answer listener questions on preparing a dog for a move of home, training an adult dog to toilet where you want them to and how to handle a boisterous child in a house with a new dog
This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and the small, in the Canine, or the Feline.
This Episode is Also proudly brought to you by Delicate Care, an Australian Made, and Australian Owned diet, focusing on diets for various life stages and disease states. Check out the Website for more details.
We are also brought to you by GapOnly - helping stream line your pets insurance at the vets.
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