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Martin Glinsky, PhD

Martin Glinsky, Ph.D. (Dr. G) is considered one of the premier pet nutritionists in the country. He received his undergraduate education at Cornell University and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois, specializing in Animal Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry.

He has lectured extensively around the world on pet nutrition and dietary formulation and started his own pet food manufacturing company in 1980, specializing in holistic and organic pet foods. His expertise in formulating, manufacturing, analyzing and testing of nutritional products for pets is well known and respected.

Website: www.petmatrix.net/


The safety of today’s pet foods is critically important to pet parents. The acute situation which occurred approximately two years ago with the melamine contamination caused many of us to re-assess our understanding of the safety factor of the nutrition we supply our pets.

One aspect of pet food safety many of us tend to over-look is what happens to these products as they age. Dry, extruded pet food (kibbles) is the most common type of pet food fed to pets. Fats...