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November 2010

Obesity is one of the most common canine nutritional disorders in America. And vets widely agree that excessive weight can lead to a whole host of health problems. Therefore, it’s easy to see that shedding a few unwanted pounds now can make an enormous impact on your dog’s quality of life. Compared to our regular formula, Life’s Abundance Weight-Loss Formula contains 28% less fat and 32% fewer calories to help adult dogs maintain a healthy weight and an active lifestyle. And, it’s enhanced with L-carnitine to help the body utilize... Read more →


Useful Tips For Winter Puppy Care

The holidays are fast approaching and, amid the hustle and bustle, many people choose to adopt a new puppy into their homes during the holiday season. If you are the proud pet parent of a brand new puppy, here are some great tips on how to best take care of your new bundle of joy during the cold-weather months. Most puppies do fine in cold weather - many of the long haired large breeds love to chase snowflakes and romp through winter landscapes. If you are considering adopting a short... Read more →


There is a lot of information on the internet that states the ash content in cat food causes urinary tract infections. That is very old outdated thinking and is not backed by scientific findings. Urinary tract problems can be due to stress. Cats are affected by stress and stress can come from many things. Urinary problems are usually the result of a food not producing the proper pH levels for one reason or another, are also a direct result of the animal not being fully hydrated and the crystals cannot... Read more →


What's Really for Dinner? The Truth About Commercial Pet Food

by Tina Perry Cow brains. Sheep guts. Chicken heads. Road kill. Rancid grain. These are a few of the so-called nutritionally balanced ingredients found in the commercial pet food served to companion animals every day. More than 95 percent of US companion animals derive their nutritional needs from a single source: processed pet food. When people think of pet food, many envision whole chickens, choice cuts of beef, fresh grains, and all the nutrition that a dog or cat may ever need -- images that pet food manufacturers promote in... Read more →


Just in time for the holidays, Life's Abundance is now offering quality gifts at exceptional values. With toys, treats and more, our festive Holiday Gift Baskets make the perfect gifts for the furry pet kids on your list. Pet parents will be thrilled to receive your joyous gift, introducing the possibility of a healthier life for their dogs or for their cats. Be sure to review the detailed descriptions of these baskets for complete lists of their contents. And with our Gift Certificates, you can give personalized gifts redeemable for... Read more →


Is Your Canned Dog Or Cat Food In A Non Badge Can and BPA Free?

A lot of pet food cans are lined with material that includes BPA, bisphenol A. This substance is linked to cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Dr Jane Bicks, product formulator for Life's Abundance says this about the cans they use - "Way ahead of you on the cans by about 20 years. I was one of the first investigators with hyperthyroidism in cats. I did a retrospective study to determine the possible causes of it. Canned cat food was one of the possible causes.Thus when I made canned food I selected... Read more →


Scientists Learn How Food Affects The Brain: Omega 3 Especially Important

Article From ScienceDaily (July 11, 2008) — In addition to helping protect us from heart disease and cancer, a balanced diet and regular exercise can also protect the brain and ward off mental disorders. "Food is like a pharmaceutical compound that affects the brain," said Fernando Gómez-Pinilla, a UCLA professor of neurosurgery and physiological science who has spent years studying the effects of food, exercise and sleep on the brain. "Diet, exercise and sleep have the potential to alter our brain health and mental function. This raises the exciting possibility... Read more →


Natural Treatment For Demodectic Mange In Dogs

Demodectic mange also known as demodex, demodicosis, or red mange is caused by an over population of demodectic mites. There are a number of different species of this type of parasitic mite, and they usually live in the hair follicles of our pets. These mites are almost always transmitted from mother to young in the first few weeks of life, and generally live in harmony on your pet without causing any problems. However, when something such as malnutrition, a weakened immune system, or intense stress disrupts this natural balance, these... Read more →