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  1. Tanya

    I just donated. Do I need to do anything to make sure Mercola matches or will they do that automatically? Thanks for all you do!!

    1. Susan Thixton Author

      I think all donations received during this week are matched by Mercola – regardless of where they came from. Thanks so much!

  2. Deziz World

    Sounds wonderful. It’s so nice to more educated about what we feed our pets these days. But does make me a little sad about the garbage I fed those who are no longer with me, and the impact it may have had on their lives.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Raena with mommy A

  3. Reverend Jane Eagle

    Research like this always worries me: usually to determine toxic levels, the product is given to animals who either die to determine the lethal dose, or are killed to see what has happened inside their bodies. Any info on how this research will be done?
    It kinda reminds me of experiments done some years back, where polar bears were dunked in oil to see how oil affects them: they licked it off their fur and died. I could have told them that for free.

    1. Susan Thixton Author

      Knowing Dr. Karen Becker – and she is part of the CANWI team – I would doubt they will do research that would harm animals. But…I’ve sent questions to the organization to confirm this. Will share when I hear back from them.

    2. Susan Thixton Author

      Here is the response I received from Dr. Raditic of CANWI: “The diabetic testing for A1C is actually an example of a measuring an AGE i.e. it is glucose chemically bonded to the hemoglobin which is a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen. We use the A1C test to monitor diabetics with a simple blood test – but is also demonstrates the effects of high AGE diets in people. We are looking to develop testing that in a similar manner can measure directly or indirectly the levels of AGEs in the body with blood, urine and fecal samples in companion animals. So it is no more than collecting these samples as we do every day in our patients.”

  4. T Allen

    Excellent! All this research helps us provide our pets with better food!

  5. Barbara Mc.

    I feed my dog Carn4 dry kibble as it is on your list of good pet foods. It is slowly baked to keep the nutrition in it.
    Does it also contribute to high AGE levels? Is it okay for my Max? It is very expensive but he’s worth it.

    1. Susan Thixton Author

      I think this research will give some answers to those questions – we don’t know at this point.

  6. Debra Weite

    Saw you in the Pet Fooled documentary. Nice job!! Its great to know ypu and all those other advocates are so passionate and dedicated to the cause. 🙂

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