Animal nutritionist and lead developer for Pet Diet Designer.

Why we use Metabolizable Energy (ME) and not Metabolic Weight (MW)

Metabolizable Energy vs Metabolic Bodyweight
There seems to be a great deal of confusion about how nutrient requirements for pets are determined. "Pet nutritionists" fall into two camps. One group chooses to define nutrient requirements using Metabolizable Energy (ME), while the other group insists that Metabolic Weight (MW) is more accurate for an individual pet. We want to discuss both appr...
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Earth Animal Raw Complete Powder Cat & Dog Food Supplement

Earth Animal Raw Complete Powder Cat & Dog Food Supplement
Are Raw Food diets complete? No! Dr. Bob Goldstein has formulated the Daily Raw Complete Powder, a nutritional supplement to add to Raw Meat diets. It is a culmination of essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, digestive enzymes, probiotics and high levels of Vitamin E that will give the nutrients necessary if you are feeding Raw Food. Many nutr...
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Balance IT Carnivore Blend

Balance IT Carnivore Blend
​ Balance IT is a website that sells supplements that can help you create complete and balanced homemade meals for your dog or cat, using a limited amount of some common foods. Balance IT is based on the commercial AAFCO standard. The supplement we will be adding to our database contains all minerals and vitamins needed on a daily basis by dogs and...
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Next Generation Pet Diet Designer

Pet Diet 365
​ ​ It has been a while since our last update. Many of our customers have been asking when our next update will be released. Well grab a coffee/tea and sit back while we share with you this blog that will fully explain the status of our next update as well as our future direction. Pet Diet Designer for Windows ( PDD ) has been successful beyond our...
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Sardines Packed in Spring Water

Sardines
Sardines are rich in protein, fats, vitamins, and minerals. They contain concentrated sources of omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA). Sardines are inexpensive, sustainable, and contain low levels of mercury and PCBs. Packed full of minerals, such as calcium, copper, iodine, and selenium, sardines are a superfood for your dogs and cats.   Storage...
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Safe Upper Limits for Dog Diets

Safe Upper Limits for Dog Diets
When formulating a diet for Dogs it is important to make sure that there are no excesses for some nutrients. Safe upper limits will be integrated into the stable (1.0) release. The following tables list the safe upper limit of key nutrients for dogs based on the NRC recommended allowance. The 1.0 release of the software will have these limits built...
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Safe Upper Limits for Cat Diets

Safe Upper Limits for Cat Diets
When formulating a diet for Cats it is important to make sure that there are no excesses for some nutrients. Safe upper limits will be integrated into the stable (1.0) release. The following tables list the safe upper limit of key nutrients based on the NRC recommended allowance. The 1.0 release of the software will have these limits built in autom...
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Food Wizard: Eggshell Calcium Powder

Eggshell Calcium Powder
Eggshells can be sterilized, ground and used as a highly available source of calcium in your pet's diet. Containing trace minerals that are important in bone mineralization, eggshells are a great and inexpensive calcium alternative to bone meal or limestone. This tutorial will demonstrate how to enter eggshell calcium powder into the Food Wiza...
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Food Wizard: Kelp Help Powder

Kelp Help Powder
Kelp Help™ Powder combines the benefits of natural omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids with essential trace minerals and vitamins for healthy skin and a glossy coat. Contains essential Vitamins, Minerals & Amino Acids.   For use in dogs and cats. Kelp Help™ Powder combines the benefits of natural omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids with essential trace ...
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Food Wizard: Osteo-Form SA

Osteo-Form SA
​ Osteo-Form SA powder is a pet supplement used as an aid in the prevention of dietary deficiencies of calcium, phosphorus and vitamins A and D in dogs, cats, birds and reptiles. Osteo Form SA has an optimally bio-available calcium:phosphorus (1.8:1) formulation which includes key vitamin components critical to cartilage metabolism, healthy bone gr...
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