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Trendy pet diets might lack essential nutrients

Adopting trendy diets for pets can lead to nutritional deficiencies, says veterinary nutritionist Valerie Parker. Grain-free, vegan and raw diets have been shown to be inadequate and sometimes risky, and “consulting your veterinarian is the best way to ensure your pet is eating a healthy, balanced diet,” Dr. Parker says.

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U. of Wash. project integrates veterinary, health care for homeless

The University of Washington’s Center for One Health Research is setting up temporary galleries around Seattle displaying photographs made by people experiencing homelessness with a service animal, emotional support animal or pet. Researchers at the center have also been operating a clinic where people can bring animals for veterinary care and also access resources for their own health.

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