Articles in the category ‘Food & Nutrition’

How to feed your puppy

The concept of feeding raw dog food to your family pet was first introduced by Ian Billinghurst in the early 1990s. His book, Give Your Dog a Bone introduced the BARF diet (Bones and Raw Food or Biologically Appropriate Raw Food) to the general public. The term BARF has been replaced by raw feeding, naturally rearing or... read on

You watch your diet carefully and try to make healthy choices about the food that you eat. What about your four-legged friend? What kind of healthier alternatives to gravy train dog food can you get for him? There are several directions you can take to let your dog eat a better diet, from carefully reviewing the ingredients... read on

Seperation anxiety in dog

Many dogs become upset, fearful and anxious for seemingly no reason. Being able to calm a dog is an important step towards getting his or her behavior under control so that you can both be happier. When dogs are fearful and anxious often, it means that they are under stress for reasons that may be unknown... read on

Healthy puppies

As a responsible pet owner, you need to be aware of your dog’s growth progress, from puppyhood to adulthood, to make sure that he stays in the best shape for the rest of his life. One of the things that you should do is to keep a weekly record of his weight until he reaches... read on

Stressed dog

Many dogs are scared of loud noises, specifically thunderstorms and other similar, unexpected sounds that rattles their ears. This is especially true for puppies. They are not used to hearing loud booming sounds and their ears are sharper and more sensitive than adult dog’s ears. Dealing with the possibility of having a panicked stricken, nervous... read on

Dog diet recommended by veterinarian

Special diets for dogs are not only prescribed by veterinarians for the obese animal, but also for various health reasons. For example, if your dog suffers from congestive heart failure, due to heartworm or other heart diseases, your veterinarian may want to put him on a low-sodium diet, along with the proper medications, which combined,... read on

Diets for overweight dogs

The same care, consideration, and advice should be taken when your dog needs to be put on a special diet program, as you yourself would get from your personal physician if you were put on a diet. You cannot diet your dog properly without expert advice, and in this case, as in most problems with... read on

How to feed your puppy

To meet the continual nutritional demand of your puppy’s growing body, he must have food available to him all day long.  There are 3 common techniques to feed your new puppy: Meal feeding, portion-control feeding, and free feeding. Meal feeding This method of feeding is usually done with mixing solid food and canned food and... read on