Dog food trends come and go. So it is really important to understand which trends will improve your dog’s diet and which are just a fad. Raw dog food diets are an emerging trend that may provided a lot of benefits to your dog. However since they are a newer diet trend, it’s important to […]
Dog Food Facts
Are Grain Free Dog Foods Better?
You see the word “grain-free” on dog food labels all the time, but is it really better to feed your dog grain-free food? Dogs are carnivores, but they can get balanced nutrition from an omnivore diet. So when choosing a dog food, it’s hard to know if a grain-free dog food is really the best […]
How To Choose The Best Holistic Dog Food
We love our dogs and we want them to live long, happy lives. So we take great care to make sure we feed our dogs the best dog food available. One of the best ways to keep your dog healthy is to feed them a holistic dog food. However, there are so many brands of […]
Switching Your Dog to the BARF Diet
Switching your dog to the BARF diet (biologically appropriate raw foods) can greatly increase their health and longevity. A raw food diet for dogs is a healthier, more natural, and more nutritionally complete diet than cooked or store bought foods. It can soften their coat, increase their energy, and help with a variety of allergies […]
Should You Make Your Own Dog Food? Things to Consider
When it comes to providing your dog with well-balanced, wholesome nutrition many dog owners worry that commercial dog foods simply aren’t enough. It is true that many commercial pet foods are made with low-quality ingredients and only meet the most basic nutritional needs for dogs, but that is not true of all dog foods. Still, […]
How is Dry Kibble Made?
When shopping for a new commercial dog food you probably take the time to read the label as well as the list of ingredients. But have you ever thought about how dry dog food, or kibble, is made? There are several different production methods used for dry dog foods and each has its own set […]
How is Canned Dog Food Made?
When it comes to choosing a commercial pet food for your dog, your first big decision is whether to go with canned or dry food. Many dogs prefer canned food because it has more flavor and a more meat-like texture. Canned food can be more expensive than dry food, however, and it is higher calories […]
How To Read A Dog Food Nutrition Label
When it comes to keeping your dog healthy, the most important thing you must do is to provide him with a high-quality diet. Choosing a dog food can be difficult because there are so many options to choose from. Walking down the pet food aisle at your local pet store will reveal not only dozens […]
Common Allergies Caused By Dog Food
Does your dog suffer from dry, itchy skin that never seems to go away? Does he experience chronic or recurring ear infections that respond to treatment but come back as soon as the treatment ends? Has your dog experienced vomiting, diarrhea or gastrointestinal upset after eating a meal, even if it is the same food […]
Best Dog Food for Weight Loss
Many dog owners love to spoil their pets, giving in to their begging behavior with rewards of treats and table scraps. While a few treats here and there will not likely harm your pet, overfeeding can lead to obesity which is a very serious and dangerous condition in dogs. Once a dog becomes obese it […]