Dog Food is one of those topics everyone both loves and hates. There are so many options out there as to how to feed our dogs – kibble, canned, gently cooked, raw, dehydrated, freeze-dried – along with different ingredients and compositions. It can be a bit overwhelming, with conflicting information as to what is “good” or “bad” for our dogs – the TRUTH often lies somewhere in the middle, and research in the area of dog nutrition is still very much in its infancy. So join me in learning all the different aspects of how we can feed our dogs – discover what is supported by science, and what isn’t. Along the way learn homemade dog food recipes, new scientific articles, and interviews with veterinary specialists to help give you fully understand your options and how we can nutritionally manage disease in dogs.
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This list was updated June 9th 2021 Offering your dog freshly cooked dog food offers many different benefits – from better digestibility to more diversity of the microbiome, to even a potential reduction in cancer rates. As more research is done, the science behind choosing a fresh food diet for your dog seems to be […]
When creating a diet for a dog for weight loss additional considerations need to be made BECAUSE the diet will be intended to be given at a reduced amount of calories. What this means is that the diet must be nutrient-dense – providing the dog with all the essential protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals that […]
When we think about senior dogs – I feel like most people think there is some type of “switch” that happens when their dog hits 7 years of age. Suddenly their active adult dog becomes a “SENIOR” and everything is different – perception of what is “normal” and “abnormal” starts to skew. A small limp […]