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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,...

Don’t Judge Me for Not Wanting to Adopt a Shelter Dog

True dog lovers talk enthusiastically and endlessly about their dogs. They’re eager to share their dog stories, where they come from, what their habits are, and how wonderful they are with children. Many of the world’s interesting conversations almost always involve a dog. Let’s face it. Dogs are creatures that awake...

The Separation Anxiety Top 10 List

This is a list of the key pieces that need to be incorporated or understood when working with separation anxiety. This list must be taken as a whole. We can’t pick and choose which of these items to include – it’s all chips in. Don’t let that scare you...

Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever is again the most popular AKC breed in the U.S.A. Additionally, they lead in nearly every major city. With a generally friendly, happy demeanor, an adaptability to many situations and intelligence to be trained for a wide host of duties, it's little wonder that this breed...