Elimination Diet Trial: A Science-based Guide

If your dog has symptoms of food allergies or food sensitivities, your first priority needs to be finding out the source of the problem. The dog elimination diet is the most affordable – and, according to studies (1, 2, 3), the most reliable – approach to identifying and eliminating problem ingredients from your pet’s diet. … [Read more…]

TOP #49: Clean Eating for Dogs – Is It Worth It?

[embedded content] Almost everyone is familiar with the term “clean eating,” which means consuming wholesome foods that are as close to their natural state (little to no processing) as possible. But can dogs also go on a “clean diet,” how would that work for them, and is it even worth it? We do in fact … [Read more…]

The 10 Least Obedient Dog Breeds

Advertisement All dogs need love, attention, and training – but some dog breeds need a little more than others. Every dog breed has their strengths and weaknesses. That doesn’t make any particular breed less loveable, but these 10 dog breeds may need a lot more patience and obedience training than others. These breeds tend to be … [Read more…]

13 Dog Nutrition Tips That Are Actually Science-Based

Just Google the words dog nutrition tips and you will be assaulted with a deluge of results. There are literally thousands of so-called tips. But, which ones should you trust? I’ve gone through a number of dog nutrition related studies to gather a total of 13 evidence-based dog nutrition tips. There is a lot more to … [Read more…]

Recipe: Homemade Dog Food for Small Dogs

[embedded content] Many dog food recipes are formulated to make numerous pounds of food. While these large meals may be right for pet owners with multiple dogs or large breeds, someone with a single small pooch may not be interested. This homemade dog food for small dogs does not only meet the nutritional needs of small … [Read more…]

Is Coconut Oil Good For Your Dog’s Digestion?

Coconut oil has been all the rage, with humans singing its praises for its health benefits. But is it also good for our canine companions? The short answer: YES! This multitasking superfood has tons of health benefits due to its natural composition. It’s largely made up of medium chain fatty acids and provides lauric acid, capric acid, … [Read more…]