Weruva Biggest Kitty Loser Contest

The Weruva Biggest Kitty Loser Contest Time travel. The birth of Weruva. The invention of the Biggest Kitty Loser contest in 2007 and the thousands of people who took the challenge on my Sirius radio show CAT CHAT, and found their kitty cats transformed, just by stopping feeding them dry cat food (which I called […]

Diet Pet Food for Obese Dogs & Cats

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (12-23-2017) #554: Dr. Ryan Tamka (who is a veterinary nutritionist with a doctorate in animal nutrition and board certified with the American College of Animal Science, as well as the American College of Human Nutrition), discusses obesity in cats and dogs and how diet pet foods work; Amy Nichols has […]

All About Feline Kidney Disease

Cat Chat (09-18-2017) #1070: Dr Elizabeth Hodgkins gives the 411 on kidney disease, creatinine levels, UTI’s and the relationship between obesity, “kitty crack” (dry cat food) and crystals in a cat’s urine. MP3 Audio [10 MB]DownloadShow URL

Mix It Up: Canned and Dry Cat Food Together

Mix It Up: Canned and Dry Cat Food Together I received an email from Susan, a listener to my radio show CAT CHAT® who asked the following question: I’ve read over and over (and I see on your site you feel the same) that wet food is far superior to dry food and that dry […]

Are Labs Fatter than Other Dogs?

Are Labs Fatter than Other Dogs? Are you one of those lucky people who shares his life with a loving Labrador Retriever — but you lament the chubbiness of your Lab because you know how unhealthy it is for a dog to gain weight? Have you accepted that common belief that Labs will “eat until […]

We’re Looking for One Lucky Chubby Dog!

Dr. Donna Spector is my co-host on our radio show The Expert Vet and she’s also the veterinary consultant for Halo pet foods, which makes the kibble I feed my own pair of canines. We’re looking for a lucky dog who is getting chubby and his people want to help him get back to his […]

Meet Faith! Halo & Dr. Donna Team Up for 2nd Healthy Weight Challenge!

I am thrilled to announce we have another participant enrolled in the Halo Healthy Weight Challenge on THE EXPERT VET of the RADIO PET LADY NETWORK. Like all dogs in the challenge—our new participant will be eating the Halo Healthy Weight holistic dog food. Halo’s healthy kibble has gotten a “High Paws” food review from […]

Does “Grain Free” Dog Food Solve Health Problems?

Does “Grain Free” Dog Food Solve Health Problems? Recently I got an email from a radio listener complaining that their dog was “allergic to grain” and wanted my advice on whether a “grain free” dog food would solve their problems. I have found that “grain-free” is a distorted concept in pet food, even though some […]

Pet Food Advisors #7029 (5-05-2014)

Pet Food Advisors (5-05-2014) #7029: Epigenetics — how does a mother’s diet affect later generations especially around a tendency to obesity? Are genes turned on or off? The generational impact on people and dogs from what our grandparents and great grandparents had to eat — or whether they experienced poor nutrition or famine conditions. MP3 […]

Cat Chat #1024 (3-31-2014)

Cat Chat® (3-31-2014) #1024: Dr Elizabeth Hodgkins questions whether fat secretes hormones that make you hungry? Does fat beget fat with “molecular messengers”? What can our pet’s obesity tell us about our own metabolism? MP3 Audio [13 MB]DownloadShow URL