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“Learn what you need to know about feeding puppies and adult dogs. From selecting dog food to how and when to feed a dog.

The Downside of Feeding a Raw Food Diet

“Nurse to reception - stat - with a gurney!” booms over the PA system. Immediately the vet hospital mobilizes and an already busy Saturday night begins to take on the controlled but manic pace that comes from thousands of...

Switching Dog Food Brands – How to do so Safely

There are many reasons why you may need to switch dog food brands from time to time throughout your dog’s life. Food allergies are developing into a real problem in the canine world and there are always dogs with...

Prescription Dog Foods – Feeding your Dog

Heart disease, diabetes, renal disease, obesity, osteoarthritis, cancer, allergies, colitis – just a few of the diseases or conditions that dog food is now specially formulated to combat. Called prescription or therapeutic dog foods and available only through veterinarians,...

Ordering Dog Food Online – Pros and Cons

Lots of people today have begun ordering dog food online. There are some good reasons why a dog owner might prefer this method of purchasing dog food, but it may not suit every owner, or every situation. Why Order Dog...

High Protein Dog Food – A Sign of High Quality Ingredients

We all know that, by nature, dogs are primarily carnivores, but this does not mean that they necessarily benefit from a high protein diet. However there are some circumstances where high protein dog food, especially that made with high...

Giving a Dog Treats – Some are Better than Others

There are so many fun things about being a pet owner. Having someone to walk or run with, having a couch buddy and even spoiling your pet are all part of the charm of owning a dog. Giving a...

Feeding Puppies – Not all Puppy Food is Created Equal

Consider the growth and development of a puppy: Gestation is between 60 and 66 days meaning from egg to birth in two months. When puppies are born, they are blind, deaf, and cannot walk, urinate, defecate or maintain their own body...

Feeding Dogs Bones – Is it Safe?

Dogs and bones seem like a natural combination. A dog will spends hours upon hours chewing on a bone, relishing each moment as if gnawing a bone is his ultimate purpose in life. Any dog owner who has witnessed...

Feeding a Puppy – Kibble, Canned or Raw

Bringing a new puppy into the family is a wonderful and chaotic time - nothing brings as many laughs or as much frustration to a home then a puppy. Even though at times you may wish the little bundle...

Feeding Adult Dogs – Providing Proper Nutrition for Your Dog

Although from a nutritional point of view canine adulthood is a life stage less critical than puppyhood and old age, feeding adult dogs a proper, well balanced diet is still of paramount importance. And this should not be surprising,...

Popular Dog Articles

How to Keep the Dog off the Furniture

All dressed up, ready to hurry out the door, and waiting. Sitting down to wait for another few minutes until it was really time to head out, I knew I was nervous already. Big events make me that way. Of course, when I stood up to check my look...

Dog Diarrhea Causes

When your pet is sick, its natural to worry about what may be the cause behind the symptoms. When your dog has diarrhea, the problem is unpleasant for both your pet AND for you. While some dog diarrhea causes may warrant a trip to the vet, some are less...

Hepatitis in Dogs

Just as in humans, hepatitis in dogs can result from a variety of causes, often unknown or only suspected. Indeed the term “hepatitis'” is a generic term used to describe an inflammatory disease of the liver, which can be either acute or chronic (i.e. > 6 months), without specification...