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 [...]
Tag: Fresh Food For Dogs
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.
Lamb and Rice Dog Food Recipe
Complete and balanced lamb and rice dog food recipe perfect for highly active for picky dogs.
Dog Food Recipe Formulation BalanceIT Tutorial
A detailed tutorial of how to use BalanceIT to formulate complete and balanced dog food recipes.
Chicken and Potato Dog Food Recipe
Your picky pup is going to love this balanced chicken and sweet potato dog food recipe. This recipe is great for pups with allergies to beef, or those that need a bit of help maintaining their weight. The high protein content is sure to impress even the pickiest of pups. But the more moderate to [...]
The Best Dog Food For Dogs with Pancreatitis
When choosing the best dog food for dogs with pancreatitis we tend to look for foods that are low in fat, have a controlled level of protein, and that are highly digestible. However, depending on the dog, and any other medical conditions they may have - other nutritional factors may need to be considered. Where [...]
The Best Dog Food For Dogs with Kidney Disease
The most important nutritional considerations for dog food for dogs with kidney disease to extend and improve quality of life are protein content, moisture content, phosphorus, sodium, and omega 3 fatty acids. The goal of choosing the best diet for dogs with kidney disease is alleviate symptoms, and help our dogs live comfortably with this chronic disease.
The Best Dog Food for Active Dogs
One of the most important factors to consider when choosing an ideal food for your dog is their activity level. The dog who gets a less than 15 minute walk each day has significantly different nutritional needs than that of a canine athlete. And even the nutritional needs of canine athletes change depending on the type and duration of activity.
Adding Fresh Food to Kibble (50+ Healthy Options!)
A simple way to fight inflammation and oxidative stress is to start by adding fresh food to kibble with these over 50 healthy options!