Chronic Kidney Disease in Dogs – Clinical Signs, Stages and Nutritional Management

You should know that there are TWO types of kidney disease. One that is "acute" meaning quick or rapid onset, and one that is "chronic" meaning that the disease has been going on for a long period of time. Acute onset Kidney Disease often happens due to immediate trauma - think of a car crash [...]

How To Get your Picky Dog to Eat

There is an entire subset of dogs that are more picky - they may like food one day, but not the next. The typical picky dog may rotate through many different types of food or toppers in order to keep things interesting. Personally I have seen more picky Chihuahua’s, finicky Huskies, selective Shi Tzus, fussy Yorkies and choosy Doodles than any other breeds. However the truly picky dog can be rather rare - most picky pups actually have other reasons why they might not want to eat.

How to Choose a Dog Food

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.