You've probably heard the news already: The FDA has begun investigating a number of grain-free dog foods to help figure out why some appear to be associated with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) – a serious disease that affects the hearts of dogs. You can bark easy, our food has not been tied in any way to DCM,
This article was written by Alex Schenker. You can read more of his work at caninejournal.com. TELL US ABOUT YOUR PUP We have two rescue pups. Bella, a 60-pound lab mix who we rescued when she was two years old, and Lily, a 39-pound mixed breed that we adopted at age 4. They are both
[caption id="attachment_83" align="alignnone" width="246"] Dogs eating grass[/caption] DEAR GRASS FED: The technical term for eating things that aren't food is Pica. While serious cases of Pica can result from nutritional deficiencies, it's usually a sign of boredom (especially in puppies). #pupsthesedays Rest assured, eating grass generally shouldn't raise any red flags - many vets consider
[caption align="alignnone" width="1000"] A Pet Plate container[/caption] [caption align="alignnone" width="1000"] The back of a Pet Plate container[/caption] You've decided to take your pet’s nutrition more seriously, but the food labels are confusing. We get it n' we're here to help. The good news is the FDA regulates pet food ingredients in a
Like humans, dogs have an assortment of important dietary needs. And with increasing concern over the ingredients in commercial dog food, healthy superfoods are an excellent addition to every dog’s diet. Here’s the top 10 best superfoods to add to your dog’s bowl:EGGS: As the saying goes, “An egg a day keeps the vet away”.