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Allergy Testing for Dogs

Dogs can get allergies and when this happens, they become very unhappy and uncomfortable. Majority of dog allergy conditions are related to their hair and skin although they can also suffer from respiratory problems especially if the allergy is allowed to linger without treatment. Symptoms of an Allergy in Dogs There are clear signs that […]

Great Homemade Puppy Food Recipes

The nutritional needs of a puppy is very different from that of a mature dog. After weaning from mother’s milk, a puppy will need a diet that will encourage rapid growth and development – and there is nothing that can compare to the nutrition a dog can get from a home-cooked meal. The benefits of […]

Whаt Yоu Nееd to Knоw Abоut Vассinаting Yоur Dоg

Vaccines hеlр рrеvеnt mаnу illnеѕѕеѕ thаt аffесt pets. Vассinаting уоur реt has long bееn соnѕidеrеd one оf the easiest wауѕ to hеlр him livе a lоng, hеаlthу lifе. Nоt оnlу аrе thеrе diffеrеnt vaccines fоr diffеrеnt diѕеаѕеѕ, thеrе аrе different tуреѕ аnd combinations of vассinеѕ. Vассinаtiоn iѕ a рrосеdurе thаt hаѕ risks and bеnеfitѕ that […]

Low Sоdіum Dоg Fооd

Low ѕоdіum dоg fооd is the most critical dіеtаrу соnѕіdеrаtіоn for dogs еxреrіеnсіng hеаrt соndіtіоnѕ ѕuсh аѕ congestive heart fаіlurе. Hіgh ѕоdіum іntаkе mау cause your dоg to hаvе аn increased thіrѕt ассоmраnіеd with hіghеr іntаkе оf water. A vеtеrіnаrіаn may restrict уоu from feeding уоur dog with hіgh ѕоdіum content diet when your dog […]

Dog Food for Sensitive Stomachs

Dogs develop sensitive stomachs for several reasons such as food allergy, gastrointestinal disease, parasites, eating spoiled or toxic foods, pancreatic disease, sensitivity to certain diets, and infection. Once your dog starts to pass gas, get diarrhea, having problems moving bowel, or seems lethargic and unenergetic, see a vet as soon as possible. Most of these […]

Deciding on High Fiber Dog Food

Fiber is composed of insoluble or complex carbohydrates and is added to dog food to help cleanse the colon, prevent diarrhea or constipation, aid in weight loss, and is good for dogs with diabetes because it provides some control over blood sugar level fluctuations. Commercial dog food do not have a lot of fiber which […]

All About Raw Dog Food and Raw Dog Food Suppliers

In 1993, Australian veterinarian, Ian Billinghurst, suggested that feed a raw food diet to dogs was healthier than a grain-based diet. He called it the BARF diet, which stands for Bones and Raw Food or Biologically Appropriate Raw Food. He states that a raw diet is what dogs thrived on before they were domesticated animals: […]

Diabetic Dog Treats

One in every 500 dogs can get diabetes which is a condition wherein the body does not have enough insulin or is resistant to insulin. However, there are some dog breeds that are more susceptible to diabetes like the Poodle, Daschund, Chow Chow, Beagle, Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever, West Highland white terrier, and Doberman pinscher, […]

When to Use Low Protein Dog Food

Dogs need protein to grow and develop properly because they provide stability for the immune system and used to store fat. However not only is protein not created equally, too much is bad for the overall health of the dog. Protein, when taken, eventually gets broken down into amino acids but the amino acid levels […]

Benefits of Limited Ingredient Dog Food

Limited Ingredient Diet (LID) is a simplified nutrition plan for dogs. Your dog does not necessarily have to be burdened with a condition to be put under a LID plan. The prevailing reason why many dog owners opt for a LID plan is because they want to give the best, all-natural, and quality meals to […]

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