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4th of July Safety Prep For Pets

  Every year, pet parents all across America deal with the emotional toll from fireworks. They’re loud, scary and unpredictable. Even dogs who typically have totally chill personalities can go a bit bonkers at the “bombs bursting in air.” The extreme fear felt by canines can be both traumatic and shocking. And the patriotic displays…

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FDA Named 16 Dog Food Brands Involved in Official Reports of Heart Disease

The FDA’s investigation of consumer reports concerning an increase in the number of incidents of a heart disease called canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).

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Why Consumers Trust Life’s Abundance

NOTE: Life’s Abundance is not the subject of any FDA investigations or cases of DCM. The FDA’s June 27 update linking 16 dog food brands to reports of the canine heart disease dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) has pet parents understandably concerned. Our hearts go out to affected families, and we’re happy to address your questions about our brand. Our…

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What Color Is Your Pet Food?

Are you looking for a pet food with real meat, fresh vegetables, and other wholesome ingredients? Well don’t be fooled by the color of your pet food. Many manufacturers spray on those colorings to fool you into thinking it’s nutritious, when it’s not. In fact, many of those colorings are know carcinogens. BTW, did you…

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13 Worst Pet Foods of the Year

Is your pet food on the list? Even if it not, it’s may be time to take a good look at what you’ve been feeding your pet each and every day. After taking a closer look for myself, I decided to do business with a small, private company that’s never had a recall. Watch this…

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Consumer Alert: Excess Vitamin D Recall Expanded

NOTE: NO LIFE’S ABUNDANCE PET FOODS ARE INVOLVED IN THIS OR ANY RECALL. Update as of January 31, 2019: Hill’s Pet Nutrition voluntarily recalled select canned dog food products due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D. Specifically, 14 different Hill’s Prescription Diet and 11 Science Diet canned foods are involved. These recalled products were…

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5 Meds That Are Toxic to Pets

An article by Dr. Jessica Vogelsang, DVM The past four months have been a blur of training, cleaning up and chasing around after our new puppy, Dakota. I wouldn’t change it for the world, but I did forget how much trouble a curious puppy can get into! Last week I found Dakota chomping on a travel-sized…

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Do Dogs Need Extra Antioxidants

Many of us are familiar with the idea of antioxidants, and we know they are a good thing for both dogs and humans, but do you know why? There’s a reason we put so much thought and effort into our formulations at Life’s Abundance, and antioxidants are some of our favorite ingredients! To understand why…

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Five Reasons Why Pets Eat Grass

It’s a question pet parents routinely ponder. While there are competing theories regarding why dogs and cats consume grass, a conclusive answer has yet to be supported by scientific study. Here’s a brief overview of the current speculation behind your companion animal’s impulse to graze … 1. It’s an ancestral thing. The prey of wild…

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The Scoop on Grain-Free Pet Foods

This month, I’d like to talk to you about a subject that’s near and dear to my heart. Finding the perfect pet food that reflects both your expectations and represents the best veterinary science has to offer. In particular, we’ll be taking a closer look at grains in dog and cat foods, addressing the top…

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