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Can I Feed My Pet Sweets?

Can I Feed My Pet Sweets?

Most sweets contain large amounts of sugar which can be hazardous to your pet’s health. Learn the importance of good pet nutrition, the health effects of sugar, and what healthy treats to give to your pet.

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Ask Dr. Jenn

Ask Dr. Jenn

Jennifer Shepherd received her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Colorado State University in 2000. She completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at the Ontario Veterinary College before entering private practice. Dr. Shepherd owns Cloquet Animal Hospital in Northern Minnesota where she practices full time.

In her free time she enjoys writing, photography, running and spending time with her husband, three children, two dogs, and one spoiled cat. She is pictured here with her best running dog Apollo, a Portuguese Water Dog who can’t swim but loves playing in snow.