Healthier Options for Your Itchy Dog
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Itchy dog

Atopic dermatitis, or atopy, is a common skin problem in dogs that normally occurs due to an allergic reaction. Pollen and dust mites are two of the most common allergens that cause atopic dermatitis in canines, and because dogs cannot avoid these triggers, atopic dermatitis can seem like it appears … Continue reading

Corn Gluten Meal
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Corn gluten meal

Corn gluten meal is a by-product of processed corn (corn syrup and sweeteners) and is used by the pet industry as an inexpensive protein source and kibble binder for pet foods.  Despite its name, “corn gluten meal” has no true gluten, but simply corn proteins. The expression “corn gluten” is … Continue reading

Wheat Gluten Meal
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Wheat gluten

Wheat gluten meal is a plant-based protein concentrate found in a wide variety of dog and cat foods. It acts as a meat substitute, binding the kibble together, and artificially increasing the protein content of the food.  Basically, gluten is what’s left over from certain grains such as wheat, barley, … Continue reading