Dr. Abby

The Best Food for your Cats

By: Dr. Abby Huggins Mowinski, DVM Cats are not small dogs. This mantra is repeated at veterinary schools and conferences across the world – and it is as applicable to feline nutrition as it is to any other medical issue. Yet, because cats don’t always make the best “test subjects” (anyone who owns cats knows that they do whatever they […]
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A Healthy Weight can Help your Pet Live Longer

By: Dr. Abby Huggins Mowinski, DVM Excess weight. Many people think of extra pounds as a cosmetic problem, but it is so much more than that. Obesity is as significant a health crisis in our companion animals as it is in the human population, with over 50% of dogs and cats in the overweight to obese range. Pet obesity is […]
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Demystifying the Pet Food Label

By: Dr. Abby Huggins Mowinski, DVM You Are What You Eat. Just like us, the fuel we choose to put in our pets’ bodies can pay big dividends in overall health and quality of life. However, choosing an appropriate, nutritious pet food can be downright overwhelming, due in part to the challenge of interpreting pet food labels. Armed with an […]
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