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A frequent question we get from new pet owners trying raw dog food for the first time is, “How do we decide which protein to feed our dog?” For most, the answer is a simple one: Choose a meat that you know your dog already likes or has eaten before. Try out a few different varieties to find his favorite.
Limited ingredient dog foods are a relatively new pet trend. This guide explains types of limited ingredient foods, what they offer, when it’s time to make the switch, and how it can help pets suffering from allergies, itchy skin, and sensitive stomachs.
Grain-free dog food. It sounds new and trendy, but it’s quite the opposite. While the concept has received more attention in recent years, it’s rooted in ancient times.
Many dogs have occasional problems with their digestion. And they show it — through vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation. Often the problems are brief and may come from a singular episode of eating something they found in the garbage, or something simply not agreeing with his system.
So your vet just diagnosed your best friend with kidney disease. Your pet is not alone, 10 percent of dogs will be affected by the disease, and it’s especially evident in older dogs.
In this article, you’ll find expert information from a noted holistic veterinarian, the pros and cons of raw food, how to prep it at home, and a comprehensive buyers guide to raw dog food commercial brands.
It seems to happen overnight. One day, your dog is leaping like a puppy, the next you notice that your beloved pooch has a little extra paunch to him—and is that grey in his muzzle?
Organic food. The phrase may bring to mind farmer’s markets and upscale grocery stores, but organic ingredients are also increasingly being featured in dog food, fueled by demand from savvy consumers who want the best for their pets.
Remember the high-protein diet craze that surged in the ‘90s? Lured by promises of weight-loss, people—seemingly overnight—bypassed the bagels and pasta in favor of steak with a side of bacon. Due to health concerns in humans, the predilection for high-protein food has eased over the years in favor of a more balanced diet, but the idea of a high-protein diet is still popular for our canine friends and for good reason.