Dogs and Digestion Three Ways to Aid Your Dog’s Digestion As a dog owner, you’ve probably no doubt encountered a pet that just seems to inhale their food. For one reason or another some breeds of dog just can’t eat fast enough and although they may look like they’re enjoying it at the time this behavior may not actually be good for them. Just like us humans, pets who seem ...read the full article.
HOME COOKING FOR YOUR DOG 7 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD OFFER YOUR DOG A HOME COOKED MEAL Home cooked meals for dogs are growing in popularity as more pet owners across the globe realize the value of quality nutrition. Most people have the notion that feeding a dog is a complex thing to do let alone making a home cooked meal. Well, it’s no more complicated than making your ...read the full article.
Pet Gear Lab Food Chart For Dogs Pet Gear Lab Food Chart For Dogs For most people feeding your dog is simply a matter of grabbing the dry kibble, putting some water in the bowl and hope that your pup loves it. There is, however, a new movement of feeding dogs a raw diet or supplementing their diets with fresh fruit, vegetables, and meat. Of course, dogs evolved from wolves, ...read the full article.
Pet Safety In The Kitchen Pet Safety in the Kitchen We recently examined pet safety during the holidays, but did you know the Top 10 toxins for your dog, according to VPI Pet, can be found in the common household kitchen year-round? At the top of the list – CHOCOLATE– so beware of leaving out those half-eaten heart-shaped boxes this month! Even a small bite can lead to a world ...read the full article.
What is the Best Nutrition For Your Dog A Taste Test: What is the Best Nutrition For Your Dog What do our dogs really think of what we scoop into their bowls each day? Do they prefer the crunch of dry food or the soft flavors of canned? Do they really taste the ‘hint of salmon’ or the ‘turkey rub’? Like any good pet parent, I am always interested in ...read the full article.
Turkey Time and Table Scraps For Dogs The passing of Halloween has always represented the beginning of the ‘holiday season’ for me. I really like this time of year. There are a lot more social gatherings and parties. I see more friends and family and spend time catching up with them. Like many, I also enjoy the holiday comfort foods. This year, I am hosting Thanksgiving Dinner for some friends ...read the full article.
What Is A First Aid Kit For Dogs? Good pet parents are in tune with their pet’s health and wellbeing but even if you provide your pup with the appropriate diet, checks ups, grooming and lots of TLC—accidents and emergencies can still happen! Be Prepared! Just as you would create a go-to emergency kit for your family, it is a good idea to have one on hand for your pets ...read the full article.
This week we turn to Coops And Cages blogger, Jordan Walker, for tips on what human foods should be on—and off!—your list to feed your pup. Every dog owner knows their furry friends come equipped with some irresistible weapons–their pleading eyes. When you are captivated by it, you’re likely to get hypnotized and be swayed by giving your pup anything he wants—especially food. But don’t be! Your act of kindness ...read the full article.
Benefits Of Pumpkin For Dogs Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere! It’s that time of the year again when you can’t help but notice that pumpkins in all shapes and sizes are EVERYWHERE! Pumpkins on front porches and dining tables; coffee shops offering all types of pumpkin flavored drinks; pumpkin desserts in restaurants; pumpkin picking at the pumpkin patch and the list goes on….. But did you know the benefits of pumpkin ...read the full article.
Holistic Dog Treats What is so great about making your own holistic dog treats? Well, you can be assured that you are giving your dog the best fresh, natural and balanced treat. When making dog treats and using organic ingredients, you are really making a healthier treat that is free of fillers, preservatives, chemicals, additives, pesticides, etc. Just remember to avoid salt, sugar/sweeteners, onions, potatoes, raisins, grapes, chocolate, macadamia and walnuts -all of ...read the full article.
HEALTHY FOOD FOR DOGS A few months ago, I became more conscious of the way I was eating. I want to live a long, healthy life so I began researching ‘clean eating’ and looking at healthy alternatives for meals. Then I thought, what about healthy food for dogs? I want my dogs to live a long and healthy life too. I want to keep them with me as long as possible. Were there any options for them as ...read the full article.