When we consider which fats to add to our dog's food and how much of those fats are needed it's important to first understand four main things. 1) The Purpose of Fat in Homemade Diets, 2) How much fat our dogs need, 3) The benefits or drawbacks of different types of fats added into the [...]
Author: Nikki Giovanelli
A Pup Above Dog Food Review
A Pup Above was founded in 2020 with the idea of making a dog food company that was more transparent, and easy for pet parents to know exactly what was in their dog's food, and where the ingredients were sourced, and the quality control performed in the diets. Each recipe has a specific code with [...]
Canine Nutrition Basics: Fat
Is your dog getting too much fat in their diet? Let's chat about how much fat your dog should be getting from their diet depending on their age, activity level, and how medical conditions might influence diet choice. It’s important to remember that nutritional needs are highly individual. When we consider how much fat our [...]
Dog Standards Dog Food Review
Dog Standards is a newer fresh dog food brand available in Ontario, Canada (founded at the end of 2021). Currently, they offer three different lightly cooked dog food recipes that are balanced for both adult dogs and puppies. Each recipe is higher in protein, moderate in fat, and lower in carbohydrates - making them a [...]
Protein in Homemade Dog Food
The positives and negatives of using different protein sources in homemade dog food.
Start Here: Learn about Dog Nutrition
There are some basics that every pet parent needs to know in order to both compare different dog foods, and understand their dog’s basic nutritional needs.
Chicken and Pumpkin Dog Food Recipe
Chicken and Pumpkin Dog Food Recipe - high in protein and fat and perfect for active dogs.
Canine Nutrition Basics: Protein
Learn about protein in dog food, how much is enough / too much, essential amino acids, and protein digestion.
10+ Low Calorie Dog Treats
10+ low calorie dog treat options that your dog will love!
A list of therapeutic supplements and supplements for balancing a homemade dog food recipe