There are so many different things you should consider when choosing a food for you dog. Not only should you consider your dog’s own individual needs – but you should also research the food itself, looking into company standards and practices to make sure that the food is to as high of standards as possible.
Choosing your dog’s food can be a very overwhelming process, and so many people seem to have opinions of what is best for your pup and your family. But truth is that the best food for one dog is NOT the best food for another, and no dog food is universally good for all dogs. There are SIX main considerations to keep in mind when choosing a food that is appropriate for your pet – Age, Lifestyle, Breed, Medical Conditions, Type of Food, and Budget. Depending on your pet or your situation one of these categories may play a bigger role than the others.
If you go into any pet food store you will see claims of “Grain Free” plastered all over pet foods. The question becomes – should I feed my dog a grain-free diet?
Prior to the 2018 FDA report on DCM or Dilated Cardiomyopathy in dogs – DCM was largely considered a genetic disease associated with only a few breeds. However in 2016 cardiology specialists started to see an increased number of DCM cases that were not associated with the typical breeds… Along with higher numbers of affected dogs than before.
Prior to transitioning your pup onto a new food there are two main things I want to you consider… The first is if the food your are transitioning your pup to is even appropriate for your pup – meaning is this food the best choice for my pup at this moment in their life. Now […]
I think at some point in your puppy’s first year every puppy owner starts to wonder when they should transition to adult dog food, and some even wonder if they should transition their pup to adult food at all. And they answer is actually more complicated than you might think. First you need to understand […]