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Titer Testing

What is a Titer (pronounced “tighter”) and why would I get one? (View Info-graphic on our Website here) A Titer Blood Test measures existing antibodies that are actually circulating in the blood. “Low Titers” do not show lack of immunity; they show lack of exposure to the disease. Without exposure, the immune system wont expend […]

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Protein: The Nutrient Your Pet Needs More Of As They Age

Not All Protein is Created Equal Protein quality is extremely variable. There are highly assimilable and digestible proteins (proteins your pet’s body can easily absorb and make use of), and there are proteins that are wholly indigestible. For example beaks, feet, hides, tails and snouts are 100 percent protein, but all 100 percent is indigestible. […]

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Getting Results Out of Samples

How to get ideal results out of dehydrated food samples: The Honest Kitchen Perfect Form prevents diarrhea during sampling or transitioning to new foods. The product is available in 5.5oz tins. It is inexpensive and incredibly effective. Important points to remember: Consistency makes a big difference. The first time you make a sample it may […]

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Doo Doo Voodoo!

Here we are in the month of Halloween, when we celebrate the ghoulish, the gross and the gory. What better time to address the issue of bloody stool. . . . lurid, disturbing and spooky, eew!!!! We, here at Hero’s Pets, realize that sometimes it’s our job to talk about things that NOBODY wants to […]

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Pet Food Mythology

These days, whether you are shopping for pet food or human food, it’s likely that you are using a much more complex selection process than people did just five years ago.  Not long ago people got most of their information about food from the front of the package, from a TV commercial, a magazine ad, […]

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