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How to Feed Underweight and Malnourished Dogs

How to Feed Underweight and Malnourished Dogs

The term malnutrition refers to dogs that have lost more than 10% of their normal body weight. They are thin, with prominent bones, especially...
How to Feed a Pregnant Dog

How to Feed a Pregnant Dog

During a healthy pregnancy, female dogs increase their weight by 20% to 25% (1). Therefore, nutrition during that period should be of high quality...
Top Best Dog Foods for Dachshunds

Best Dog Food for Dachshunds: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

Dachshunds come in two ‘varieties’ – the standard and the miniature. Their body weight can range from under 11 pounds for minis to 16-35...

How to Feed Dogs with Sensitive Stomachs

If you have a dog with a sensitive stomach and constant digestive disorders, then adjusting their diet is likely the only way to fix...
Science-based Canine Athlete Nutrition - How to Feed Athletic Dogs

The Science-based Guide for Feeding Athletic Dogs

The aim of an appropriate nutritional plan for athletic dogs is to maximize performance and minimize the occurrence of injuries. To assess the best...
Most Dangerous Ingredients in Dog Foods

4 Dangerous Ingredients Used in Dog Foods

Dog food can cost a pretty penny. While some pet owners may associate higher cost of pet food with higher quality dog food ingredients,...
Pet Food Manufacturing Regulations - USA vs Canada vs Europe vs China

Pet Food Manufacturing Regulations: USA vs Canada vs Europe vs China

There are no global universal standards for the manufacturing of pet food worldwide. In fact, some countries have such lax “regulations,” their pet foods...
Ask a Veterinarian - What Is the Best Dog Food for Arthritis and Joint Health

Ask a Vet: What’s the Best Dog Food for Arthritis?

As dogs age, their health deteriorates, and the most common health problem in senior dogs is osteoarthritis (1). Unfortunately, canine arthritis is not exclusive to...
How to Feed Dogs with Food Allergies and Hypersensitivity (A Vet's Guide)

How to Feed Dogs with Food Allergies

It is very common for dogs to have food allergies (or food sensitivities), and it's one of the most typical hypersensitivities in dogs that...
7 Pet Food Toxins Causing Most Dog Food Recalls - A Science-based Review

7 Pet Food Toxins Causing Most Dog Food Recalls: A Science-based Review

Toxins have featured prominently in pet food recalls over the past few decades. In this article, we’re taking a science-based look at some of...
Semi-Moist Dog Food

Semi Moist Dog Food: Pros, Cons, Best Brands

The semi moist dog food type is likely a term you haven’t heard before, but it’s a pet food variety that you would recognize...
Dog Diabetes Diet: What to Feed a Diabetic Dog

Dog Diabetes Diet: Vet’s Guide on What to Feed a Diabetic Dog

Diagnosis of diabetes in dogs is more common today than ever before (1). It's been estimated that about 1 in 100 dogs will develop...

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10 Dog Medication Side Effects You Shouldn’t Ignore

10 Dog Medication Side Effects You Should Never Ignore

From antibiotics to pain killers, every dog medication we give our pets has the potential for side effects. Some of those side effects are...
20 Dog Pregnancy Tips for a Successful Birth

20 Dog Pregnancy Tips for a Successful Birth

The arrival of puppies can be a fun and exciting time but there many things that you should know about and prepare beforehand. Below...
13 Banned Dog Breeds 2020

13 Frequently Banned Dog Breeds

Some countries and U.S. states pass breed discrimination laws now, banning owners from adopting certain dog breeds. The way these laws work can be...
8 Tips on How to Train a Dog Not to Run Away and Safely Walk Off-leash

8 Tips on How to Train a Dog Not to Run...

Having your dog run away when off-leash and then go missing is a terrifying feeling. If you have a pet that doesn't really listen, learning...
New Puppy Shopping Checklist - 22 Things You'll Need

The New Puppy Shopping Checklist

As a slightly obsessed dog-mom who has been preparing her younger brother for his first experience in dog ownership, I have spent the past...
7 Unexpected Ways You Could Be Harming Your Dog

7 Unexpected Ways You May Be Harming Your Dog

There is no question that as pet owners, we love our dogs and we try to take good care of and provide for our...
15 Things to Know About Dog Hotel Before You Leave Your Pup There

15 Things to Do Before Booking a Dog Hotel

When you're traveling and can't take your dog with you, booking a room at a dog hotel may be the best choice. Dog hotel...
Glaucoma in Dogs - The Pet Owner’s Guide

Glaucoma in Dogs: Causes, Signs, Treatment

Glaucoma in dogs is an eye disease characterized by damage to the optic nerve and peripheral vision loss which is caused by the increased...
New Puppy Checklist - 15 Things You Must Do

New Puppy Checklist: 15 Things You Must Do

Before bringing home a new puppy, there are a few things to do to make their home-coming comfortable and safe. Preparing a new puppy...
15 Most Common Dog Myths Debunked

15 Most Common Dog Myths Debunked

There are many fascinating dog myths and facts out there - some true, some false. These myths have been passed down by generations of...