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What Causes Dog Tear Stains? Plus Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

March 1, 2021

Nicole Cammack and Morgan Hunt

If you’re reading this, you’re probably frustrated with your pet’s tear stains. Maybe you’ve tried every over-the-counter solution, changed your pet’s food and have been vigilant about cleaning, all to no avail. So, what can you do?  Tear staining, more often than not, is noticed on white pets but can affect any color pet. It makes the color of the coat around the eyes a brown, red, or copper color. It has always been believed that tear staining comes from epiphora (or excessive tear production) – but that’s not always the case.  There are two main factors to consider with...


Everything You Need to Know About Aflatoxin and Your Pet’s Food

February 11, 2021

Nicole Cammack and Morgan Hunt

Hundreds of thousands of pounds of pet food have been recalled for contamination with aflatoxin. Such recalls have been responsible for hundreds, and maybe thousands of pet deaths – and you may be wondering why such recalls keep happening. The truth is that recalls for contaminants like aflatoxin contamination are preventable. When pets become ill or die it is very frustrating for pet parents and anyone in the pet industry. Illness from aflatoxin is called aflatoxicosis. It can be hard to diagnose since signs associated with it are called ‘non-specific’. In other words, they are vague and can be the...


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  • At NorthPoint Pets we pride ourselves on research based pet nutrition with an individual approach, dedicated to finding an appropriate solution for every pet. We’re trying to help your pets stay happier, and healthier, longer. Four Paws at a time.

  • Shop NOBL Food Bars

    Pets before Profits, Formulated with no nonsense and no bull.



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