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Are “grain-free” dog foods good for your pet? Experts weigh in

Most pet owners only want the best for their beloved canine companions, though what is healthy for humans may be potentially harmful to dogs. For instance, grain-free dog foods might cause Fido to do more than just play dead. Gluten-free or grain-free dog foods are diets that are rich in exotic proteins and carbohydrates.

Puppies spread antibiotic-resistant bacteria in recent diarrhea outbreak

Puppy poop gave 118 people diarrhea in a recent outbreak caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. Nobody died, but 26 people were hospitalized. And if the pet industry doesn’t change its puppy-peddling ways, these outbreaks could continue. The CDC was first clued into the