We see many healthy, strong, thriving animals every day at the Animal Medical Center (AMC). In those cases when the owner of the pet asks, ‘What’s a good food?’ I’m inclined to point at the patient and say ‘Whatever this one is eating.’
As a warm-up for our lunch conversation on pet foods I consulted with the President of the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology, Dr. Ken Kwochka (DVM, Dip. ACVD). He is one of our favorite clients at the Animal Medical Center and he happened in with his kitties Elphaba and Lilly about the time I was writing this blog. So, coincidence saved me a phone call and confirmed what I already knew.
Over the course of the next few weeks I’d like to share a few “meals” with you over the subject of pet foods; breakfast, lunch and dinner if you will? The hope here is to get our thought processes moving away from misconceptions that become gospel – a result of the internet, advice from specialty pet stores and/or the uninformed. So for this “breakfast blog” let’s start with ‘what’s in there?’