You may have heard how the Indian spice turmeric has health benefits which could aid your dog, but is this true and is turmeric safe to feed to our pets? This article reveals the benefits and also the potential side-effects of turmeric and includes easy recipes for making tasty turmeric treats.
If you're in search of the best dog food that is recommended by experts and veterinarians, this is a task both simple and complex.
Several years ago, I adopted a very high-strung dog. Here's what has worked to keep his energy level manageable and maintain my sanity in the process.
Many dog owners assume veterinarians are against raw feeding because they are after the money and ultimately want you to buy the food they sell in their offices. How true is that though? Let's take a closer look into why your vet may be reluctant to suggest raw food for your dog.
There are thousands of dog treats on the market. Many are inexpensive and designed to be attractive to dog owners, but beneath the surface, some of these treats contain dangerous components that could harm your dog.
A handful of grain-free dog foods were recalled by the FDA as reports of dilated cardiomyopathy have risen. The problem lies instead in the ingredients in these foods and low taurine levels which are linked to DCM in dogs and cats.
This is a basic peanut butter dog treat recipe that you can adapt to suit your dog (and his favorite tasty ingredients). It uses wheat flour, milk, and coconut oil, so please make sure your dog isn't allergic to any of these ingredients before you make these!
Are blind dogs suffering? Should they be put down? Learn how to take care of a blind dog and how to make its life as happy, safe, and stress-free as possible.
Have you acquired a deer that is either intended for dog food or is not fit for human consumption? In this article, the pictures and text show you how to easily cut a carcass into parts to make it suitable for a dog to eat.
Chicken feet offer a fair amount of glucosamine for your dog's joint health. They are also great for your dog's dental health. These are some of the benefits of chicken feet for dogs. Read more on why you might want to include chicken feet in their diet.
Find out if Barkbox is the right subscription box for you and your dog. Learn about the toys, treats, and chews that come in the box. This is a review for the Large Dog subscription and Super Chewer subscription.
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.
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.
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. This article explains in detail what everything on the nutritional label means.
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.
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.
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.
Choosing a collar and leash for your dog can be daunting, but a leash is a legal requirement in most places. Leashes are a training tool and keep your dog and other animals safe. This article discusses different kinds of collars and leashes to help you make the right choice for you and your dog.
People in favor of a raw food diet for dogs claim it's more natural and healthy. Those against say it's dangerous because of the risks of poor nutrition and bacterial infection. This article examines the scientific evidence based on recent studies of raw food diets for dogs.
Dogs' dietary needs depend on breed, size, and age. Choosing the right diet for your pet's life stage is important to keep him in good condition. This article explains what the best adult dog feeds are, how to tell if your dog is a healthy weight, and when you should take him to the vet.
Pristine-looking beaches are rarely pristine these days. Sharp objects lurk underneath the sand, and the shoreline's waves bring their own brand of trouble. There's no need to ban your pooch from the beach. Here are the best tips to keep them safe.
Our five-pound Yorkshire Terrier is a fussy eater. We joke and say that she’s picky because she’s watching her figure. All jokes aside though, our Yorkie doesn’t eat well. We often spoon feed her just to make sure she gets food in her belly, so we make treats for her as a supplement.
It’s very frustrating to have a dog that won’t stop peeing on your carpet. There are some basic items that will make life easier and take away some of the stress.
Find ways to save money on dog food every month. Give your dog quality, grain-free, high-protein food and keep them healthy while saving money.
French bulldogs need a specific type of food to avoid common allergies, dietary sensitivities and more. Unfortunately, the food you're using may be hurting your puppy!
A guide for pet owners who are concerned about their furry buddy's well-being during their absence.
Deer antler as chew toys has been a big thing for a while now. Why all the hype? Should you give them to your dog? This is my experience with my 2 dogs using deer antlers as chew toys.