Looking for a good dog food cookbook? Many of us are health conscious when it comes to cooking meals for our families. We work hard to find the best food and ingredients—and we cook healthy holistic meals for our families. Why not do the same for your dog? Studies have shown that dogs fed healthy, […]
Healthy Dog Diet
A healthy dog diet for your dog when she is a puppy as it will be when she becomes a senior dog, nor is it the same for the dog next door.
While all dogs have certain nutritional needs, small breeds and large breed dogs have different requirements to keep them fit.
Feeding your dog good foods that will keep him strong and healthy is critical for all dogs.
Learn the basic principles of healthy dog foods and how to find or make them for your dog.
A healthy dog diet contains six nutrients that will support your dog’s physiological and energy needs. Of course, every dog is an individual. And, because of that, your dog’s physical condition will determine how much of each nutrient she needs. How is this determined? A dog with a chronic or temporary health condition will require […]
Giving your dog the best quality dog food will keep her healthy and her coat nice and shiny. Whether you buy high end specialty dog food with organic or natural ingredients, or make your own pet food from dog food recipes, your dog’s health will reflect your efforts–good or bad. So how can you make […]
Dangerous foods for dogs are everywhere on Halloween. Because of this, Halloween dog safety is an issue in homes with children or when taking your dog out for Trick or Treat. Taking a few simple steps to limit what your dog eats, can keep her safe and healthy! You can be absolutely sure that your […]
Many foods harmful to dogs seem safe to us, because they are healthy human foods. This makes it very easy to poison your dog unintentionally. The irony is that most people foods poisonous to dogs, are actually healthy snacks for us. Take walnuts, for example. Most of us know that the chocolate dessert you had for […]
Combine dogs and chocolate and you are risking BIG trouble for your dog. The results can be serious, or even deadly! Every year around certain holidays, like Thanksgiving, Christmas and Valentine’s Day, veterinarians see an increase in sick dogs who have eaten chocolate. These dog poisonings are mostly accidental, as many pet owners do not […]
Did you know that you can make diabetic dog treats for your dog with diabetes? Soon she will be able to enjoy delicious dog treats again! Some of my recipes call for unbleached flour. Since a diabetic dog diet should have whole grains whenever possible, simply substitute oat flour, whole wheat flour or barley flour […]
Your dog ate chocolate, and you know that can be an emergency. So what should you do first? The answer depends on the amount he ate, and the size of your dog… Most people already know that chocolate is toxic for dogs. You wouldn’t just hand your dog a chocolate bar—just like you wouldn’t give […]
Dog salmonella symptoms can mimic other dog illnesses, so it is important to be aware of dog food recalls and how to recognize salmonella in dogs. Dogs can get salmonella poisoning in a number of ways. However, the most common way that salmonella bacteria infects a dog is when the dog eats eggs or people […]
White dipping chocolate, carob and yogurt coating and candy melts are used by dog bakeries to coat gourmet dog treats. There are pros and cons to each… When I started Natural Pet Bakery, I did a lot of research, looking for dog treat icing before I decided what I would use. Dogs can eat some sugar […]