Hepatic Lipidosis – Fatty Liver Syndrome In Our Feline Friends

Proper nutrition is uniquely important for cats. They are obligate carnivores, meaning they require animal-based protein as part of their diet. When cats become ill, they often lose their appetites. Yet by foregoing their meals, our feline friends put themselves at risk for a potential lethal liver problem called hepatic lipidosis. This week I share … [Read more…]

Copper Storage Disease in Dogs – A Toxic Situation!

The liver is a vital organ charged with many important functions, including removing toxic substances from the bloodstream. One of those toxins is copper. Unfortunately, some dogs have changes in their livers that traps copper inside individual liver cells, gradually resulting in toxicity. This week I spend time discussing this important liver disease, and hope … [Read more…]