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Category - Dog Nutrition & Health

Raw Dog Food Diet

Switching to a Raw Food Diet for Dogs:...

One of the most popular trends in dog food these days is the raw food diet. Commercial dog foods are usually processed in a factory, loaded with artificial ingredients like flavors, dyes, and preservatives. The quality of commercial dog food...

Where To Buy A Dog

What Is The Best Dog Food for Puppies?

When you bring home a new puppy you become that puppy’s owner and caregiver – it is your responsibility to make sure that he stays safe and that all of his needs are met. One of the most important needs you must provide for you new puppy is...

Dog With Bone

Why Dogs Should Be Allowed to Chew on Bones

Dogs love to chew on bones. Give your dog a bone, and he’ll spend hours happily chewing. But is this actually safe for dogs? In recent years the practice of letting dogs chew on bones has become more controversial. Bones can cause choking...

Dog Eating

Proper Nutrition for Lactating Dogs

The best foods for a lactating dog contain plenty of fat, protein, calcium and calories. Mama Dog’s calorie and nutrient requirements are greater while she’s nursing her pups than at any other time of her life, including pregnancy...

Help ltchy Dog

How Can I Help My Itchy Dog?

If your dog needs to scratch his nose, head or behind a few times a day, you know that it’s a normal need — you scratch yourself every day, too. Pruritus, or chronic itching, though, is a different matter and it has an underlying...

How Often To Groom Your Dog

How Often Should I Take My Dog to the...

If you’ve ever seen your dog roll around in the dust, worry a section of matted fur or lick parts of his body, you should know that these aren’t aimless exercises. Your pet is simply grooming himself and keeping pests away. These...

Switching From Puppy Food To Adult Dog Food

When To Switch from Puppy Food to Adult Dog...

So, what is the best time to switch from puppy food to adult dog food? Like humans, dogs have different nutrition requirements for different life stages. Puppies need food that has two and a half times the calories of adult dog food to provide...

Dog Grooming

The Overlooked Importance of Proper Dog...

You wouldn’t bring your baby home from the hospital and then never give her a bath, brush her teeth, or maintain her hair and nails, would you? Of course not! And yet too many dog owners bring their dog home and never perform essential...

Giving A Dog Food

Feeding Senior Dogs

In my opinion, most commercial dog foods for senior dogs are awful. Neither AAFCO nor the National Research Council which puts out nutritional recommendations for feeding dogs has made any recommendations for the feeding requirements for senior...

Dog Food

Vegetarian Diet For Dogs – Is It Ok?

If you check most dog food sites you will find that they support feeding dogs lots of meat protein. In fact, the trend at the moment is to move away from grains, especially corn, and toward feeding dogs more meat. The thinking is that...