As dog lovers are becoming more and more concerned about the nutritional value of the food they are feeding their companion animals, the best dog food manufacturers are exploring new ingredients to meet those needs, including novel dog food. In the last couple of years, dog food manufacturers have been exploring non-traditional, novel ingredients with […]
Dog Food Facts
Choosing to make your dog’s food from home is a great way to ensure your dog is the healthiest dog food around. However, much like with anything else, there are a lot of myths surrounding how to make your dog’s food healthy and safe for your pet.
Much like us, our dogs have their own nutritional requirements in order for them to live a full and healthy life. However, not all pet foods are able to satisfy these requirements even when marketed as ‘natural’ or ‘new and improved’.
All dog foods use some method of preservation. This keeps the food from spoiling and reduces the likelihood of foodborne illness. Unfortunately, some of these preservation methods can be very dangerous. Chemical preservatives and over processing can cause digestive issues and may even be toxic, causing chronic illness. So it is important to pay attention […]
Picking a good dog food is essential for the health of your pup. In order to find a good dog food, you need to understand how to not only read a dog food label but to understand what they mean. Dog food labels have two sections. The first is the ingredients list which simply lists […]
Dogs are direct descendents of wolves so they are carnivores, right? Right! Regardless of what you’ve been told, dogs are not omnivores, they are in fact carnivores. They are designed to survive off of meat. So then why are there vegetables in dog food? The answer is simple. Even though they do not need vegetables […]