Karen Asp

Karen Asp, M.A., C.P.T., is an award-winning journalist and author who specializes in fitness, health, nutrition, pets and travel. She writes for RD.com’s pets sections, and also contributes regularly to leading publications including O, Real Simple, Prevention, Eating Well, Forks Over Knives, Better Homes & Gardens, Martha Stewart Living, Happy Paws, VegNews, Woman’s Day, Women’s Health, and many others. She’s the author of two books, her latest being Anti-Aging Hacks, and is a certified personal trainer, athlete with several world records in Nordic walking, plant-based nutrition educator, and vegan mentor for PETA and Vegan Outreach.
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The Very Best Diet for Dogs, According to Vets

You are what you eat isn't just a mantra for people. It goes for pooches, too. A high-quality diet, after all, is key to helping your dog live longer and healthier. Here are the facts you should know about choosing the best food for your dog with tips on storing and serving, too.