Renal Diet for Dogs: A Guide on Feeding

Chronic kidney disease in dogs is a progressive condition with the prevalence of 25% of dogs from veterinary clinics, with 9-16% mortality rate. Senior geriatric dogs and some breeds are more likely to suffer from this condition. Fortunately, early detection and dietary switch to a renal diet for dogs was shown in studies to significantly … [Read more…]

The Dog Cancer Diet: What You Should Know

Treating canine cancer is often a multi-pronged approach that includes care, medication, and nutrition. Today I want to talk a little bit about the nutrition aspect for dogs with cancer. What are veterinary specialists saying when it comes to the dog cancer diet, and what exactly is that? Table of Contents The Effect of Nutrition … [Read more…]

9 Tips on Feeding Dogs with Sensitive Stomachs

A dog may show signs of sensitive stomach such as flatulence, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation. This condition makes it difficult to feed a pet, and can lead to malnutrition and chronic pain in dogs. Knowing how to feed a dog with sensitive stomach is key to relieving these symptoms. Table of Contents What is Sensitive … [Read more…]

How to Feed Dogs with Sensitive Skin

Dogs with sensitive skin are very common. Causes for this condition are numerous, and it often results in skin irritation and excessive itching. Dealing with this problem can be frustrating, but solutions do exist to help relieve discomfort in your dog. Table of Contents Symptoms of sensitive skin in dogs are typically treated with topical … [Read more…]

Review: Heed Foods Prebiotic Dog Food

[embedded content] We’ve seen a trend with subscription dog food services over the last several years. More and more pet owners are looking for high quality foods that can be delivered right to their door. We live in the age of convenience, and Heed Foods is doing their part to bring quality pet nutrition to pet … [Read more…]

How to Switch Dog Food

[embedded content] From time to time, you’ll need to transition your dog to a new diet. Whether it’s because of a change in age, a health condition or just the fact that you’d like your dog to eat a healthier diet, you need to know how to switch dog food properly. When done incorrectly, your … [Read more…]

Recipe: Sweet Potato Dog Treats

[embedded content] Sweet potatoes are a complex carbohydrate that are filled with vitamins and minerals required for a healthy canine diet. They offer a natural energy source and are easy to include in homemade dog food or treats. These simple sweet potato dog treats are easy to prepare and appetizing to most pups. Sweet potatoes are … [Read more…]

How to Feed Underweight and Malnourished Dogs

The term malnutrition refers to dogs that have lost more than 10% of their normal body weight. They are thin, with prominent bones, especially the hips and ribs. Malnourished dogs will often suffer from dehydration, lethargy, and skin disease. Table of Contents In most cases, malnourishment in dogs is a result of a lack of … [Read more…]

Where to Find FREE Dog Food Samples?

Dog parents know the importance of a quality dog food brands. We want our dogs to receive adequate nutrition and none of the bad stuff in their meals, but sometimes there’s a problem: dogs don’t eat any type of dog food. The best way to figure out whether your pet will like their kibble is … [Read more…]

How to Feed a Pregnant Dog

During a healthy pregnancy, female dogs increase their weight by 20% to 25% (1). Therefore, nutrition during that period should be of high quality and rich in nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Table of Contents The overall condition and weight of future mother dogs will influence their health, the milk they produce produce, and the well-being … [Read more…]