Dog nutrition entails meeting your dog’s nutritional requirements with a well balanced, appropriately proportioned and varied diet in order to maintain its overall health and wellbeing. Like human beings, dogs are omnivores. Their digestive systems have evolved to benefit from both plant and animal-based ingredients, where quality and digestibility are more important than the source of the ingredient. And your dog’s health is more closely related to good dog nutrition than anything else.
So just remember when you doubt your ability to make properly balanced and nutritious homemade food for your dog – at the end of the day, when all is said and . . .
2007 was a particularly bad year for the commercial pet food industry. If you lived in the USA and had a number of friends with dogs and cats, chances are you knew . . .
At the end of the day, ‘Complete & Balanced’ is a marketing tool invented by the American pet food industry. It means nothing. We in the UK don’t even have . . .
Calcium is a mineral essential in developing and maintaining a healthy dog. It helps in the development and maintenance of strong bones, teeth, nails and coat . . .
Whether you’re worried about the additives in commercial dog food, concerned about pet food recalls or simply want the best for your dog, changing his or her diet . . .
Both Henrietta Morrison of Lily’s Kitchen and John Burns of Burns Pet Nutrition are advocates of homemade dog food. As a practicing vet, John Burns . . .
So you’ve decided you’d like to change your dog’s diet. Maybe you’re worried about the additives in commercial dog food or concerned about the alarming . . .
If your dog struggles to maintain weight but has been given a clean bill of health by your vet, try bulking up his or her food by adding some extra . . .
Feeding your dog an organic diet would be nice, but for most of us, it’s just not realistic. Just be happy you’re doing your dog proud by making homemade . . .