Dog Food & Nutrition

Articles, studies and advice on best dog food brands, interviews with vets on dog nutrition, reviews of top dog food choices and videos of how to read dog food labels, how to feed a dog, and everything else a responsible dog parent needs to know about dog foods.

Homemade Christmas Cookies for Dogs (1)

Recipe: Homemade Christmas Cookies for Dogs

Homemade Christmas cookies for dogs aren’t just something special to spoil your dog with over the holidays. They’re also a great gift idea. Making these Christmas cookies for dogs could even be a fun new family tradition.
Dog Treats for Christmas

Recipe: Dog Treats for Christmas

Are you looking for a last minute gift idea for a dog or dog owner? Homemade dog treats for Christmas are a unique way to show that you care while providing a handmade gift that both dog and owner are sure to love.
Turkey Dinner for Dogs

Recipe: Turkey Dinner for Dogs

This recipe uses turkey as the main protein source. Instead of this turkey dinner for dogs, you could substitute different protein sources such as fish, venison or rabbit meat to add some variety to your pet's diet.
Sweet Potato and Turkey Dog Treats

Recipe: Sweet Potato & Turkey Dog Treats

Homemade dog treats are a great way to add a little nutritional boost to your pet's diet. They're much healthier than most commercial treats, and cheaper than high quality commercial treats as well. These sweet potato and turkey dog treats are easy to make and very affordable.
Dog Food Recipe for Pancreatitis

Dog Food Recipe for Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis in dogs is more common than you may realize. It's certainly overwhelming to hear your dog diagnosed with this condition. There are many things that you can do to help your pet live a long and healthy life, including feeding a dog food recipe for pancreatitis.

Recipe: Homemade Dog Food for Cushing’s Disease

If your dog has been diagnosed with Cushing's Disease, you're probably feeling very scared and overwhelmed. There is a lot of information online, in books and coming at you from your veterinarian. No doubt, homemade dog food for Cushing's Disease has crossed your mind.
Homemade Dog Food for Liver Health

Recipe: Homemade Dog Food for Liver Health

We all know that the liver is a vital organ. It removes toxins and waste from the body and produces bile to help aid digestion. Feeding a homemade dog food for liver health is a great idea, even if you pup doesn't have a liver related condition.

Why Are Dogs Always Hungry?

My Labrador Retriever is a bottomless pit. It seems as if she can never get enough to eat. This left me asking the question, why are dogs always hungry? Some dogs are picky eaters, like my Beagle mix, while others would eat until they made themselves sick. What is the difference? Why are some dogs so gluttonous? Could your dog’s incessant hunger be a sign of a serious problem? I did a lot of research and consulted a veterinarian and a canine nutritionist to answer all of these questions and more.
Review Dog Is Human Multivitamin for Dogs

Review: Dog Is Human Multivitamin for Dogs

There are a lot of vitamins and supplements available to give your dog's health a boost. If you're looking for something to support your dog's overall health and well-being, a multivitamin for dogs, like this one from Dog Is Human, may be a better option.
Vegan Dog Food Recipe

Sweet Potato & Kale Vegan Dog Food Recipe

Veganism and vegetarianism are on the rise with humans, and we're seeing the same trend in the pet food industry. If your vet agrees, this sweet potato and kale vegan dog food recipe could be a good fit for your pup.
Dog Food for Dry Skin

Recipe: Dog Food for Dry Skin

Ask any expert what the best indicator of a dog's overall health and well-being is, and they will likely tell you it's the condition of his skin and coat. The easiest way to improve the condition of his skin and coat is through proper nutrition, like this homemade dog food for dry skin.
Dog Food Recipe for Senior Dogs

Dog Food Recipe for Senior Dogs

You may think that selecting a commercial dog food that is labeled as a 'senior' dog food will be good enough for your aging pet. These types of dog food recipe for senior dogs are formulated for the "average" senior dog, and don't have your pet's unique needs in mind.

LATEST FEATURES

Sasha the dog running on the beach

4 Tips & Tricks for Navigating Peak Flea and Tick Season

Here it comes... the dreaded peak flea and tick season. For us pet owners, while we love those sunny beach trips and walking in the...
Sasha in the car

Have Pet, Will Travel: Guide to Spring or Summer Trips with...

In Partnership with Merck Animal Health In my opinion, there's no better time to travel with your pet than in either spring or summer. The weather's...
Can I Afford A Dog

Can I Afford A Dog?

Owning a pet is expensive. It’s more than just planning for food and toys. If you’ve been asking yourself, can I afford a dog, here is everything you need to know. A big part of being a responsible pet owner is preparing for the endeavor financially. Creating a consistent budget can help you plan for routine expenses like food, treats and toys, as well as unexpected expenses like vet visits in the event of an emergency. Asking the question can I afford a dog is a very responsible thing to do. Many pet owners don’t plan a budget before adopting a dog, and that can get you into a lot of trouble.
how to get rid of a dog

How to Get Rid of a Dog: The Right Way

Are you faced with the challenging decision of how to let go of your furry companion? We understand that circumstances change. And even...
Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

One of the best qualities of our canine companions is their unwavering loyalty. Why are dogs so loyal? There are amazing stories about the unmatched loyalty of dogs - dogs that have sat on their owner’s graves, waited patiently for months for their owners to return from war and even stories of dogs walking thousands of miles to reunite with their masters.
Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Nothing beats the feeling of seeing a happy dog or friendly cat come running over to you looking for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. Why do pets make us happy? Pets do a lot more than just keep us company. The unconditional love that they provide us with is priceless and incomparable to any love that we get other humans.

Dog Names Starting With Z

Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
How many dogs are too many featured image

How Many Dogs Are Too Many?

We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
Can dogs get sick from humans featured image

Can Dogs Get Sick From Humans?

If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed profile

Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Profile

Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...