All through the years, the Wholesome Pets web site has grown with the assist of loyal pet guardians such as you who need solely the perfect for his or her furry or feathered greatest mates. And now, we’re taking our development to the following degree. I’m so excited to share with you the superb information: Wholesome Pets is increasing past the Mercola umbrella and into its personal model!

Introducing bark & whiskers — a brand-new complete web site that includes integrative pet well being methods and recommendation straight from yours actually!

New Web site and Identify, however the Aim’s Nonetheless the Similar

Though we’re rebranding and getting a brand new web site, our mission that can assist you take management of your pet’s well being won’t ever change. By means of bark & whiskers, I’ll proceed to supply you data you should utilize to enhance your pet’s wellness and longevity, together with recommendation on species-appropriate diet, proactive pet care suggestions, pure dwelling treatments, cute pet movies and a lot extra.

Subscribers will proceed to obtain my free e-newsletter and revel in the identical advantages they did with Wholesome Pets on bark & whiskers — no must subscribe once more. The one distinction is, as a substitute of receiving emails from Wholesome Pets, you’ll quickly be getting my e-newsletter from bark & whiskers.

You’ll begin to obtain the brand new bark & whiskers e-newsletter starting this week and all new content material transferring ahead will likely be posted completely there as effectively. This content material will nonetheless be the identical: the most-up-to date data on pet well being.

Dispelling Pet Vitamin Myths Perpetuated by Large Pet Meals

One in all my constant messages is that biologically acceptable diet, coming from the freshest meals attainable, varieties the primary constructing block of excellent well being in animals. Sadly, the myths perpetuated by the pet meals trade have managed to confuse many pet house owners about what constitutes a biologically acceptable food plan for canine and cats, and deceive them into pondering that extremely refined, starch-filled pellets are the only option for lifelong diet.

Large gamers within the pet meals trade have funded the overwhelming majority of pet meals analysis and carried out a lot of the diet coaching in veterinary faculties. They’ve been fast to ignore the rising physique of analysis and tens of 1000’s of “anecdotal stories” about the advantages of minimally processed, biologically acceptable diets from integrative veterinarians and pet mother and father in favor of research that assist their high-starch, ultra-processed merchandise.

Working example, one examine that pet meals firms love to advertise states that canine have tailored to high-starch pet meals,1 due to this fact it’s the perfect food plan. However the query that pet mother and father needs to be asking earlier than believing that is: What is admittedly greatest for pets? A food plan that requires their physique to adapt to ensure that them to outlive, or a food plan that gives them pure nourishment and resonates with their innate metabolic equipment?

When you concentrate on how carb-rich, ultra-processed pet meals can put your pet prone to weight problems, insulin resistance, diabetes and a bunch of different power well being issues, it’s clear {that a} nutritionally balanced, biologically acceptable food plan that comprises high-quality animal protein, moisture, wholesome fat and a small quantity of prebiotic-rich fiber, with low to no starch content material, is extra useful.

And whereas the objective is to feed as a lot minimally processed recent meals as attainable, typically (for monetary or medical causes) now we have to make compromises; I’ll present you how you can do the perfect you may to your pet, regardless of your circumstances.

Finally, it’s as much as pet guardians such as you to ask questions, search higher solutions to your animal companions, and grow to be educated advocates to your pet’s total well-being. As you learn by way of my articles at bark & whiskers, it’s my objective that you simply’ll be taught priceless data that may enable you to make the wisest dietary and life-style decisions to assist your pet thrive.

Your Favourite Articles Are Shifting to Bark & Whiskers

Essentially the most well-loved articles on Wholesome Pets, which span a wide range of subjects which have helped pet guardians navigate the ups and downs of pet parenting, are transferring to bark & whiskers, the place you may learn them anytime you need, and share pertinent articles with different animal lovers. A few of our hottest articles that you simply’ll see on bark & whiskers quickly embody:

Come and Be part of the Bark & Whiskers On-line Group

We’re wanting ahead to rising the bark & whiskers neighborhood with you, so we’re inviting you to love and comply with us on these model new social media channels, the place you will get our newest bark & whiskers content material and work together with different proactive pet guardians:

Don’t neglect to go to the bark & whiskers web site and scroll by way of the quite a few articles we at the moment have and new articles that we’ll be including each day. I can’t wait to offer you extra pet well being data that can assist you make the wisest choices to your animal companion. Let’s proceed working collectively for the well being and happiness of your pets!