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.