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Pet Food Labels in Canada

The dog food label is just a legal document. The influence or regulating what is contained on a dog food label comprises of several organizations. Most pet owners reference what must be on an American pet food label. In Canada, this can be confusing for consumers.

True Synergy: The Human-Animal Bond

There is no denying the abundance of evidence and human-animal interaction science proving what many of us already know – pets are good for us. This growing body of scientific evidence demonstrates the specific health benefits of how the human-animal bond can be used by everyone in order to make informed decisions that improve the health and well being of not only people, but our pets and the communities they live in. The more people learn about the science of the human-animal bond, the more likely they are to take better care of their pets.

Embark Vet DNA test

DNA Has a Lot to Say

What if we could end preventable diseases in dogs? Embark Vet is a dog DNA testing service, on a mission to help all dogs live healthier, happier lives. Pet owners learn about their dog’s breed, ancestry, health, nutrition, and what diseases a dog may be at risk for in the future – with a simple cheek swab!

Veterinary Care in a Crisis

Veterinary care is headed in a crisis. While the population now has more pets and pet owners, it does not have more veterinarians. Veterinary care for companion animals, food animals, and the equine sectors are headed for crisis as practices are facing many difficulties as they try to meet the increase for demand of services for their clients.

Why Do We Use a Gram Scale?

Did you know, up to 80% of people overdose when using measuring cups due to the imprecision to weigh out extruded dry kibble? A follow up study with a measuring exercise using standard dog kibble randomizing three measuring devices demonstrated the accuracy ranged from -50% to 150%. Ditch the cup!

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