The ever changing economy seems to keep everyone on pins and needles these days. People are looking for ways to save money, in virtually every aspect of their life. In an attempt to save, people cut corners in every possible way. Often, this results in the family dog receiving less than stellar food. Some brands […]
It is natural for pet owners to want to do the very best for their four-legged friends. This includes wanting to give them the best possible diet. When it comes to dogs, how to choose the right diet can be confusing. You will get all kinds of advice, depending where you ask. The food aisle […]
We are all aware of the fact that dogs have teeth and like to use them. If you ever had a puppy that chewed up your favorite party shoes, you know what we are talking about. Dogs use their teeth all the time and in all kinds of ways. As a dog owner it is […]
Is it necessary for dog foods to contain fruits and vegetables? This is a loaded question that requires further inquiry into the health benefits and concerns of these ingredients. You will always want to consult with your veterinarian and do your research when it comes to feeding your dog commercial or homemade food and treats.
Preservatives are an essential part of ensuring your dog’s food is safe well after it has been manufactured. Nutrient-rich animal fats in dog foods can spoil quickly without them. But there is a stark difference between natural preservatives and artificial preservatives. And, dog food doesn’t just often contain harmful preservatives, there are dog food ingredients […]
Does your dog excessively scratch at their ears? Do they shake their head a lot or tilt it to one side? Have you noticed any redness in the earflaps, or a yeasty-smelling odor emanating from the ears? If any of this sounds familiar, your dog may have an ear infection. Ear infections in dogs are […]
If you care about the kind of food you give to your dog, the first thing you should learn to do is read the ingredients list that comes on every package so you can find the healthiest dog food for your new furry friend. After all, kibble didn’t start that way, people had to feed […]
Of all the diet ideas out there for our pets, the raw dog food diet is one of the more controversial. According to its proponents, food loses important nutrients in the cooking process, and so eating raw food exclusively is better for our health than if we cooked that food first.
It always seems that whenever a food trend catches on with humans, dog food is never far behind. After all, while most of us don’t give our dogs the same sort of home-cooked meals (or fast food) that we eat for ourselves, we still want to make sure our best friends and most loyal companions […]
Dog-lovers know that dogs are just like people. For this reason, they are the best friends in the world, but they’re also susceptible to some of the emotional struggles that humans can have. Most dog owners at some point want to know how to help an anxious dog, and a hidden solution is often through […]