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Ask a Vet: How to Put an Overweight Dog on a...

In recent years, dogs - just like their human counterparts - have become more and more overweight (1). In fact, studies show that canine obesity...

Vet’s Tips for Pet Store Owners: How to Advise Customers on...

Pet store owners are often the first people that dog owners turn to for advice on the proper diet for their canines. So, what's...

Elimination Diet Trial: A Science-based Guide

If your dog has symptoms of food allergies or food sensitivities, your first priority needs to be finding out the source of the problem....

TOP #49: Clean Eating for Dogs – Is It Worth It?

Almost everyone is familiar with the term "clean eating," which means consuming wholesome foods that are as close to their natural state (little to no processing) as possible. But can dogs also go on a "clean diet," how would that work for them, and is it even worth it?

10 Ways to Help Your Dog Shed Winter Fat

Scientists say that it's very common for us to gain weight in winter. But humans aren't the only ones to get fatter during cold...

How to Feed Dogs With Kidney Disease

One of the more common serious health problems for dogs is kidney disease, and it affects more pets than people realize. A proper dog...

How to Slim Down an Overweight Dog (30-Day Diet Plan)

Staying fit and healthy, and maintaining an ideal weight is just as important for dogs as it is for people. However, the fact is...

What and How to Feed Pregnant and Nursing Dogs

Pregnant dogs require a lot of care and attention. One of the most crucial aspects to focus on is your pregnant dog's diet. But...

What to Feed a Diabetic Dog (And What Not To)

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

How to Help Your Senior Dog Lose Weight

Depending on the breed, when your dog is seven years or older, he may be considered a senior. With old age comes a variety...

11 Best Superfoods for Dogs That May Improve Their Health

Many people enhance their diet by including superfoods in their everyday meals. It's a great way to improve your overall nutrition and general health....

Interview: The Low Down on the Paleo Diet for Dogs

The current trend in the pet food industry is to follow the trends in the human food industry. As pet owners jump on the...

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Most pet stores have affordable dog beds but these often look generic or made of poor quality. If you're a little handy with some...
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15 Safe Human Medications for Dogs

We all have a friend of a friend whose sister is a vet tech and she says it’s perfectly fine to give to...
25 Ways to Manage Diabetes in Dogs

25 Ways to Manage Diabetes in Dogs [Infographic]

Diabetes is a disease of the endocrine system which manages everything including hormones, metabolism, growth and development in the dog. In the case of...
12 Must-Haves for Camping With Your Dog

12 Must-Haves for Camping With Your Dog

These some of the most important things to bring with you if you’re going camping with your furry best friend. If you're yet to try...
Vet Tips on How to Care for Senior Dogs

6 Vet’s Tips on How to Care for Senior Dogs

Our pets today live much longer than they did a few decades ago, thanks to advancements in veterinary care and a variety of medicine,...
Kids vs Dogs - Differences and Similarities of Raising Children and Dogs

Kids vs Dogs: Differences and Similarities in Raising Them

As a devoted pet parent, you have likely made the comparison of pet parenthood to being a human parent. You have also likely heard...
Truths of homemade dog food recipes

20 Pros, Cons and Myths About Homemade Dog Foods

Pet owners know that homemade dog food can be a great nutritional choice for their canines when done right. If done incorrectly, however, it...
Renting with Dogs - Top 8 Tips for Leasing ApartmentHouse as a Pet Owner

8 Tips for Leasing Apartment/House as a Pet Owner

Finding a good apartment or house as a pet owner can be difficult since a landlord is likely to prefer a tenant without pets....
The Guide to Financial Independence and Dog Ownership

Financial Independence and Dog Ownership

The concept of financial independence and retiring early (FIRE) is becoming increasingly popular, and Americans today are saving more than we previously thought. But...
Does Hypoallergenic Dog Food Really Work

Ask a Vet: Does Hypoallergenic Dog Food Really Work and Why?

If your dog suffers from itchy skin, your veterinarian may have suggested a "diet trial" or "elimination diet" using hypoallergenic dog food as the most...