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  • Salmon crack dog treats are called so because they are "crack" to dogs. Well known in dog training circles for helping dogs focus during training, this is a homemade, super easy dog treat!

    Homemade Salmon Dog Treat Recipe

    Homemade Salmon Dog Treat Recipe

    by Kristin Kaldahl56

  • Many dog owners like to know exactly what their pooch is eating. While commercial dog food should provide a healthy, complete, balanced diet, you may want to prepare your dog's meals from scratch. This article explains everything from choosing a good recipe, to food preparation, and health-checks.

    5 Important Guidelines for Preparing Homemade Dog Food

    5 Important Guidelines for Preparing Homemade Dog Food

    by Amanda Littlejohn2

  • You must choose a healthy diet for your dog. By law, dog food labels must list ingredients and the relative amounts of protein, fat, fiber, moisture, and nutrients. But understanding the terminology on labels is tricky. This article explains in detail what everything on the nutritional label means.

    How to Understand Dog Food Labels

    How to Understand Dog Food Labels

    by Amanda Littlejohn2

  • German Shepherds can have a variety of coat types. Some of them are easier to groom than others. Here we cover coat care and general grooming tips for your dog.

    German Shepherd Coat Care and Grooming Tips

    German Shepherd Coat Care and Grooming Tips

    by Sam Shepards0

  • Up to a third of all dogs in the USA are fed dietary supplements. But does your dog need added vitamins and minerals? Do they even work? This article examines the facts about vitamin and mineral supplements for dogs based on information from the Food and Drug Administration and scientific research.

    The Facts About Vitamin and Mineral Supplements for Dogs

    The Facts About Vitamin and Mineral Supplements for Dogs

    by Amanda Littlejohn6

  • A doggy diaper can help with house training, females in heat, incontinent older dogs, and other short-term situations. This is what you need to consider when buying dog diapers

    Things to Consider When Buying Dog Diapers

    Things to Consider When Buying Dog Diapers

    by Alison Graham25

  • You must choose the right diet to keep your dog healthy. While most commercial foods offer complete and balanced nutrition, you need to know how much and how often to feed. Dogs' needs change with breed, size, age, and health. This article offers feeding guidelines for each stage of your dog's life.

    How to Choose a Healthy Diet for Your Dog

    How to Choose a Healthy Diet for Your Dog

    by Amanda Littlejohn2

  • Several fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, condiments, additives, and drugs are toxic to domestic pets. Some harm only dogs, others only cats, and several are poisonous to both. Following is a list of potentially problematic foods that should be kept in a safe place where a curious, inquisitive pet cannot access them and harm itself.

    40+ Human Foods and Drinks That Are Poisonous or Unhealthy for Dogs and Cats

    40+ Human Foods and Drinks That Are Poisonous or Unhealthy for Dogs and Cats

    by Pilar Floyd39

  • While dogs enjoy snacks and treats, it's important to avoid over-feeding your dog or damaging his health. This article discusses the pros and cons of giving snacks and treats to your dog, which foods to avoid, how to choose safe store-bought treats, and healthy alternatives to manufactured snacks.

    How to Choose Healthy Snacks and Treats for Your Dog

    How to Choose Healthy Snacks and Treats for Your Dog

    by Amanda Littlejohn4

  • Changes in diet are the long-term solution to your dog's skin problems, but giving the right dietary supplements can boost him back to health in the short-term. This article explains when to give dietary supplements to your dog, which supplements to choose, and how to administer the correct dosage.

    The Best Dietary Supplements to Keep Your Dog's Skin and Coat Healthy

    The Best Dietary Supplements to Keep Your Dog's Skin and Coat Healthy

    by Amanda Littlejohn2

  • German Shepherds use their teeth for everything. Having healthy and strong teeth is vital for your dog. Here we will cover dental cleaning for your German Shepherd.

    German Shepherd Teeth Cleaning Guide

    German Shepherd Teeth Cleaning Guide

    by Sam Shepards1

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