Pet food meat ingredients: from lab to reality

About four years ago I mentioned lab burgers — first shown to the world in summer 2013 — at a conference and pointed out some repercussions for the pet food industry should these burgers become commercially viable. At that time I was met with a fair degree of skepticism. People found it difficult to let […]

Beta-glucans’ effects on insulin-resistant obese dogs

Throughout the last decade, obesity has been growing into the main nutritional disease not only in humans, but also in companion animals. Over the years, studies have reported values between 20 to 40 percent with regards to obesity in the studied population (McGreevy et al., 2005; Gossellin et al., 2007). More recent studies have reported […]

Austin Pets Alive! Knox’s Bloodwork – FUND COMPLETED!

April 5, 2018 • Make a comment » Knox’s Bloodwork – FUND COMPLETED! by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Knox is a sweet senior boy who is recovering from having one of his eyes removed. He’s a strong fighter and is recovering like a pro, however he’s has been having some mysterious urinary […]

Austin Pets Alive! Calligator’s New Insulin – FUND COMPLETED!

April 5, 2018 • Make a comment » Calligator’s New Insulin – FUND COMPLETED! by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Calligator, formerly known as Callie, is a wonderful little lady that has been with APA! for a little while now. Our clinic team has her diabetes under control, however we’re trying to help […]

Austin Pets Alive! Optimus’ Facial Abscess – FUND COMPLETED!

April 3, 2018 • Make a comment » Optimus’ Facial Abscess – FUND COMPLETED! by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Optimus is one of our newest feline residents. He came to Austin Pets Alive! with large, painful facial abscess. Our APA! Clinic team would like to do a cytology to discover more about […]

Austin Pets Alive! Luna’s Heart Surgery

March 26, 2018 • Make a comment » Luna’s Heart Surgery by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Luna is a sweet girl that was born with a congenital heart defect that has worsened over time. Despite only being two years old, her heart is not able to fully do it job and she […]

Simple Training Tips – Andrew’s Blog

This weekend, it’s the 127th year of Crufts in the UK! That’s a lot of dog shows, and a lot of very well behaved canine competitors. If you’re anything like us and you happen to catch sight of the immaculate, beautifully trained dogs on television strutting their stuff at Crufts, it’ll probably make you smile […]