Archive for the 'Food' Category

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Pumpkin – Why This Fall Squash Is Good For Your Dog!

October 7th, 2008

It’s pumpkin season! While you may think that the orange globes are simply a sign of the Fall, did you know that pumpkin can actually be very useful to dog owners? Photo by PortlandGAT Pumpkins are chock full of beta carotene, potassium, Vitamin C, calcium and fiber. A pumpkins roughage combined with its high water […]

Raw Feeding Questions?

October 3rd, 2008

If you’re interested in the idea of feeding your dog a raw diet, but find the whole topic to be overwhelming, check out my piece Raw Diet Basics. I just published another piece with some hints and tips about food safety when feeding raw as well as a few straight forward facts about this type […]

How To Read Pet Food Labels – What Are You Really Feeding Your Dog?

October 1st, 2008

Did you know that there are specific regulations for labeling dog food by the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA)Center for Veterinary Medicine? Also many dog food companies now have chosen to abide by the AFFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) standards of regulations as well. However, let me be clear when I say that […]

Ask the Dog Guide: Tastier Raw Food?

September 4th, 2008

Question: I have two senior dogs and I want to switch them to a raw diet. I bought Evo dry kibble and frozen raw dog food at the pet store. One of my dogs ate it and the other one wouldn’t eat it. Is there anything I can add to the food to make it […]

Fruits and Veggies As Treats – A List Of Healthy Snacks For Your Dog.

September 4th, 2008

My dogs love bananas. In fact, if I am peeling a banana, they rush up to me and sit, thinking it is automatically for them. If a banana gets too ripe in our household, it goes into their breakfast – the same goes for a tomato if we have an extra or a handful of […]

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