Nutritional Facts

With Dr. Randall Johnson

At Do Only Good, we understand the power of science-backed nutrition. This is why we have partnered with Dr. Randall Johnson, one of the foremost pet nutritionists in the industry, to provide you – the pet parent – with the latest scientific information regarding pet nutrition.

Dr. Johnson has over 36 years of business and academic experience in animal nutrition.  He is a registered professional animal scientist, a diplomat in the American College of Animal Nutrition, a professional member of the Institute of Food Technology, the American Society of Animal Science, and the American Association of Veterinary Nutrition. He has trained over 200 nutritionists and their staffs in over 26 countries on how to formulate pet diets.

With his extensive knowledge of pet food nutrition and formulation, Dr. Johnson’s articles will keep you well-informed and aid you in choosing the optimal diet for your pets.

If you have further questions after reading the articles, please click the “Ask Dr. Johnson” button and he will be happy to help you.

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Featured Articles

DIVING DEEPER INTO THE IMPORTANCE OF MINERALS IN YOUR PET’S DIET

In an earlier Nutrition Facts Article on minerals, I discussed what chelation was and its importance for improved bioavailability of minerals in a diet. Now I would like to dig deeper into this subject by examining things like antagonistic interactions, diet efficiency, environmental concerns, and impurities. [...]

By admin-1   |   March 21, 2020   |   Categories: Nutrition   |  

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MIXING IT UP – THE BENEFITS OF A COMBINATION DIET FOR YOUR PET

Happy New Year! Perhaps like me, you were exposed to an array of food choices throughout the holiday season.  Having a selection of options (healthy ones, especially) keeps our meals enjoyable and diverse.  This opportunity to experience different kinds of food, not only in taste but in texture, can be beneficial for your dog as well. [...]

By admin-1   |   January 22, 2020   |   Categories: Nutrition   |  

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A GUT REACTION – THE DIFFERENCES AND BENEFITS OF PROBIOTICS AND PREBIOTICS

In recent years, we have become a society that spends tens of billions of dollars on probiotics.  It seems we are all aware and proactive about the importance of intestinal health. But few understand the difference between probiotics and prebiotics. Although both works to aid in a healthy gut, there are distinctions between the two, which are worth knowing. [...]

By admin-1   |   December 18, 2019   |   Categories: Nutrition   |  

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ROTATIONAL FEEDING  –  OPTIMIZING YOUR PET’S HEALTHY DIET

As a pet nutritionist, I understand all too well the plethora of choices available when feeding your beloved pet.  Moreover, if you are taking the time to read this article, chances are you’re a pet parent already dedicated to the concept of providing excellent nutrition for your dog. [...]

By admin-1   |   November 17, 2019   |   Categories: Nutrition   |  

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PUMPKIN: BENEFICIAL FOR BOTH PEOPLE & PETS

When you think of the word ‘pumpkin,’ does it conjure up thoughts of jack-o-lanterns at Halloween or a fantastic pie at Thanksgiving?  Chances are, most of us only ponder pumpkins during the autumn, but if this is true, we (and our pets) are missing out on some great health benefits from this member of the squash family. [...]

By admin-1   |   August 15, 2019   |   Categories: Nutrition   |  

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D.O.G. FOUNDER’S LETTER – DCM UPDATE

During the past few weeks, there has been a whirlwind of press coverage regarding the FDA’s report on dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).  Although this report was inconclusive, showed no causality, and failed to link the condition to pet food, there has been a rush to judgment by various media outlets which has both perplexed those of us in the pet industry as well as pet parents throughout the nation. [...]

By admin-1   |   July 15, 2019   |   Categories: Nutrition   |  

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INGREDIENTS – HOW THEY SUPPORT A DOG’S LIFE FUNCTIONS

When you have a doctorate study animal nutrition and having over forty years in companion pet nutrition, people tend to ask you a lot of questions about what to feed their pets.  The answer, however, is not always a straightforward one. Animal nutrition must take many things into account, such as the physiology of the animal as well as how ingredients can distinctively aid in health and longevity. [...]

By admin-1   |   June 14, 2019   |   Categories: Nutrition   |  

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