Research and Development
Nom Nom's R&D team is constantly at work discovering both scientific facts and interesting insights about our furry friends. See what we're up to here!
A thriving community of microorganisms live in and on your pet. They come in all shapes and sizes, and inhabit every corner of the Earth. In this article, you’ll learn the basics about bacteria.
While the obesity epidemic in humans has garnered its fair share of scientific interest and media coverage, the parallel epidemic in our companion animals has received far less attention.
In one of the largest pet microbiome studies to date, Nom Nom scientists have characterized the bacteria living in pets’ guts in an effort to better understand how these microbes affect your pet’s health.
Dental health is an important part of a pet's overall wellness, and periodontal disease is one of the most common medical conditions in both dogs and cats. However, it is poorly understood by both scientists and the general public. There have been few large-scale research studies conducted on periodontal disease in pets, and as a result the internet abounds with misinformation and conflicting advice based largely on unscientific anecdotal evidence. Read on to discover the truth about four common mythes surrounding periodontal disease.
As anyone who spends time with dogs can tell you, every pup, like every human, has a distinct personality of their own. But do personalities differ across breeds?
In this new study, Nom Nom’s scientists demonstrate the positive effects of our Full Spectrum Probiotics Blend on a dog’s gut microbiome, and discuss what the implications are for your dog’s health. They have also identified that your dog’s baseline microbiome profile may explain how well they will respond to the probiotic supplementation.
For the first time ever, Nom Nom’s R&D team conducted a scientific study to determine the digestibility of Nom Nom fresh diet in comparison to a high-quality kibble diet. Find out which diet has a higher digestibility and why this measure is very important for your pups!
Plant foods are significant sources of essential vitamins and minerals for dogs. However, some dog parents view them as “fillers,” and recent diet trends limiting the intake of plant-based ingredients are increasingly common. Here, we show that plant foods are an important part of your dog’s diet, providing health benefits.
When it’s time to feed your beloved pup, it’s all too easy to mindlessly scoop dry food into their bowl. But do you know whether they’re getting the right portion size?
Whether you’re actively seeking inspiration or simply curious about the current pet name zeitgeist, you may be interested in our compilation of the most common names and naming trends in our Nommer database.
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