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Dana Brown, DVM

Dana Brown, DVM
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Dana is a qualified veterinarian with background in animal care and training sciences and an avid writer on the topics of dog health. Her range of expertise is wide but her primary focus in on animal nutrition and specifically dog foods.

Science-based Canine Athlete Nutrition: How to Feed Athletic Dogs?

The aim of an appropriate nutritional plan for the canine athlete is to maximize performance while minimizing the occurrence of injuries. When assessing the dog...

Vet’s Tips for Pet Store Owners: How to Advise Customers on...

Pet store owners are often the first people that dog owners turn to for advice on the proper diet for their canines. So, what's...

Understanding Dog Food: Do You Know What’s in There?

Knowing exactly what is in your dog's food is essential if you're trying to provide your pets with the best quality diet possible and ensure...

9 Tips on How to Feed Dogs With Sensitive Stomachs

Many dogs present symptoms of a sensitive stomach such as flatulence, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation. In some cases, this can lead to malnutrition and...

How to Feed Dogs With Renal Disease and Kidney Problems

Kidney disease in dogs is a progressive condition that affects up to 10% of geriatric dogs, and some breeds in earlier life as a congenital...

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