There are many different factors that go into choosing a diet for a dog with arthritis or joint disease - from the right types of fats to fight inflammation, to the amount of protein to support lean muscle mass. Learn about the key nutritional factors that go into making the best dog foods for joint disease.
A 2021 overview of the current research regarding a new form of DCM in Dogs (a heart condition) that is highly correlated with grain-free diets.
Before you run to the pet store to purchase your dog's next food it's important [...]
We know through countless research studies that puppies have significantly different nutritional needs than that of adult dogs. We know they need MORE protein, fat, vitamins and minerals within their diet in order to provide nutrients for developing bones, muscles, ligaments and organs. But we also know several nutrients need to be kept in specific ratios in order to make sure those bones, joints or organs develop correctly.
A beginners guide to home-cooked dog food: where to find complete and balanced dog food recipes, how to use a base mix to cook for your dog, and where to find a board-certified veterinary nutritionist to work with!
If you have a dog on a gently cooked diet like mine, you know that managing travel with fresh food can be a bit complicated - at least at first. But with a bit of planning - I can guarantee that it isn't as overwhelming as you think!
As a registered veterinary technician or veterinary nurse who has worked in the field for over a decade I cannot stress the importance of not just having a first aid kit but also knowing how to use the first aid kit items.
This recipe technically falls under what some would call a species appropriate diet due to it’s restricted carbohydrate composition, and its use of fruits/vegetables, rather than dense carbohydrates for their antioxidant and vitamins/minerals. I think of this recipe a bit differently… Though this recipe is restricted in carbohydrates - it is also high in protein [...]
A new study was released on August 5th 2021 that may provide new insights, and avenues for future research concerning nutritional dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs. The research centered around biochemical analysis of diets associated with cases of nutritional DCM in dogs, and compared those compounds to those in diets not associated with cases of nutritional [...]
Flatulence, Passing Wind, Excessive Gas, Stinky farts - call them what you will but when your dog is able to clear a room with a small “toot” - its not exactly anyone’s favorite situation. So what causes extreme flatulence in dogs? It’s actually pretty hard to point to one cause of our dog’s passing gas [...]