Homemade dog food nutrition features
The commercial dog food industry is vehemently against us feeding our dogs the leftovers of our own food (table scraps), and yet, ironically, that is exactly . . .
Unlike cats, dogs are not strict carnivores. Like you and I, your dog has the digestive tract of an omnivore, which means he or she can extract nutrients from plant . . .
Balance, Variety & Moderation are the three basic principles of dog nutrition. If we balance one ingredient against another, offer them a wide variety . . .
The domestic dog began its transformation from the wolf-like canids that later became the grey wolf to the domestic animal many of us choose to . . .
Brown rice, the less refined of the two, is more beneficial in terms of being richer in fibre and nutrients. But it is also harder to digest. So if your dog has a tummy . . .
A normal, healthy, adult dog should eat between 2 and 3% of its body weight a day. Older, less active dogs, have lower energy levels and therefore require . . .
Eggshells are an excellent, easily digestible and natural source of calcium for dogs, as well as containing trace amounts of magnesium, strontium and . . .
As far as our own two dogs are concerned, nothing beats homemade dog food. Nothing comes even close to the goodness, the variety, the taste . . .
In terms of feeding your dog, portion control entails feeding just enough food to keep he or she healthy, happy and, importantly, weight-stable . . .