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Don't Fall for Pet Food Marketing Myths

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Apr 11, 2017 11:00 pm
  • 15:35

Guest: Cailin Heinze, VMD, Board Certified Veterinary Nutritionist, Assistant Professor of Veterinary Medicine, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University Americans spend 60-billion dollars a year on their pets. Veterinary care, grooming, boarding, cute little sweaters and toys – all of it adds up. But the single largest expense of owning a pet is food, and it’s only getting more expensive as pet owners become convinced that their dogs should only eat what they themselves would be willing to eat. Pet food companies play right into this with their ads.