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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Cosmo's Urinary Stones - Part 2

Cosmo's Urinary Stones - Part 2
Cosmo was first diagnosed with calcium oxalate stones in August 2014. These were subsequently removed by surgery in November 2014 and he has been on a special diet since the surgery. The diet consisted of a combination of Royal Canin Urinary SO (moderate calorie) and a low oxalate homemade diet. Then in April 2016 Cosmo's stones returned and were a...
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Balancing a Recipe for a Cat with Food Allergies

Balancing a Recipe for a Cat with Food Allergies
The incidence of food allergy in cats remain unknown. Some studies indicate that, overall, food allergies are the third most common type of allergy in cats, eclipsed only by allergies to flea bites and inhalants (atopy).   Novel Proteins and Limited Ingredients Food allergies in cats place huge limits on the type of foods we can successfully u...
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Food Wizard: Seaweed Meal Supplement

Food Wizard: Seaweed Meal Supplement
This tutorial shows how to add a supplement, how to deal with missing and / or incomplete data, and how to enter common measures. The supplement, Vitagran Seaweed Meal, was chosen for this tutorial because of its relative difficulty in entering the correct values and because of its non-standard common measures.   Note that this tutorial is mea...
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David's Canine Cancer Support

David's Canine Cancer Support
Cancer is becoming more common in senior dogs and the incidence increases with age. Nearly 50 percent of dogs 10 years old and older are now dying of cancer. The role of diet in dogs diagnosed with cancer is important to survival rates.   Some specific nutritional components can be important to both slow the growth and spread of cancerous tiss...
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How to Balance Multiple Recipes in a Day

How to Balance Multiple Recipes in a Day
With Pet Diet Designer you can balance two or more recipes per day. Recipes can be completely different and you can also include snacks. Each meal or snack that you feed may not be balanced by itself but taken together, all meals and snacks can represent a balanced diet. To balance multiple recipes you use the "Multiple Recipes" radio button in the...
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Diet Tracker Overview

Diet Tracker Overview
The Diet Tracker module lets you keep a detailed diet history for your cat or dog. Record any quantity of meals and snacks by weight, volume, and individual ingredient amount. So powerful it even lets you record partial recipes and any fraction or multiple of a recipe.   There may be times where your veterinarian may ask to see a diet history ...
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Cosmo's Urinary Stones - Part 1

Cosmo's Urinary Stones - Part 1
This is a description of our dog's (Cosmo, a male miniature schnauzer) urinary stone problem.... how the problem developed; what was done to remove the stones; and what we are doing to prevent their return.   Symptoms : Cosmo was about 5.5 years old when our grandson noticed that his urine was red while walking him. He didn't seem to be in any...
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