5 ways to cut that doggone pet food tab

Tweet 5 ways to cut that doggone pet food tab (via Anderson Independent-Mail) NEW YORK — Pet food isn’t cheap. Americans are expected to spend $21.3 billion on pet food this year, up 3 percent from $20.6 billion in 2012, according to the American Pet Products Association. Walk through any pet shop and you can […]

How to Make Dog Food

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Tweet Keep your pet healthy with this simple alternative to processed food.    

The Science Behind Dog Food

Science Behind Dog Food

Tweet See Spot eat, but did you know there’s cutting edge science in the creation of dog and cat food? The folks at PopSci.com visited AFB International in Missouri where they make flavor coatings for dry pet food.    

Paw-By-Paw – How to Cook for Your Dog in 6 Easy Steps – Infograph

Tweet Infograph: Paw-By-Paw – How to Cook for Your Dog in 6 Easy Steps (via http://www.wagthedoguk.com) If you don’t want to give your pooch commercially produced food, you can always feed your dog  homemade meals. You can make it as simple or as varied as  it suits your schedule and your dog! You can cook […]

Chicken Salad for Dogs with a Yam Liver Mash

Tweet Chicken Salad for Dogs with a Yam Liver Mash (via http://www.wagthedoguk.com) Mmmm…chicken, yams, and liver, oh my! i think everyone loves chicken salad, however the kind  people eat is usually not so great for us dogs. It contains things such as fatty mayonnaise, some put grapes in ( a big no-no for dogs), onions, […]

25 Food Recipes For Dogs – Homemade Dog Food Recipes

Tweet 25 Food Recipes For Dogs – Homemade Dog Food Recipes (via http://howtotrainyourpuppy.info) My name is Charlene Appeal and if you are interested in learning everything there is to know about dog food recipes, then this is going to be the most important information you’ll ever read… Recently, a new breakthrough in dog food was […]

Protect Your Pet From Contaminated Food

Tweet Protect Your Pet From Contaminated Food (via MarketWire) SOURCE: Hill’s November 26, 2012 05:00 ET MISSION, KS–(Marketwire – Nov 26, 2012) – (Family Features) While millions of pets eat their food every day without a problem, news of pet food recalls and contamination can worry pet owners. Reports of dogs and cats becoming ill […]

Foods that Fido should Avoid

Tweet Foods that Fido should Avoid (via Clean Me) Grapes, Nuts, and Your Dogs Health – Foods that Fido should Avoid By Carolyn Schweitzer “Magoo was a big, playful Labrador retriever who often got himself into sticky situations…” So begins a story in the latest report from the ASPCA on foods that may be toxic to […]

Foods With Digestive Health Support Keep Pets Healthy, Happy

Tweet Foods With Digestive Health Support Keep Pets Healthy, Happy (via NewsLook) Pets, like humans, need a well-rounded diet, full of vegetables, premium proteins and vitamins. Buying your pets high-quality food should ensure they receive all the nutrients they need. But if pets aren’t digesting that food correctly, they may as well be eating low-quality […]

Yorkie Puppy Balances on Front Legs to Eat

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The Happy Dog Belly
Ways to help your aging dog digest

Tweet A DogGeek.com exclusive by Teresa Barker With all the media attention on “regularity” and yogurt companies claiming to help you in the regulation process, it’s no surprise that our pooches have similar digestive issues, especially as they age. It used to be that a full belly was a happy belly, but as we get […]

Eat this, not that! Foods to avoid feeding your dog and safe substitutes

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Tweet A DogGeek.com exclusive by Teresa Barker There are many whole foods in your pantry that are safe to share with your dog once in awhile. As a general rule of thumb, you should avoid feeding your dog table scraps, processed foods, and most food not in its original whole state. But treating with whole, […]

Should you worry if your dog eats grass?

Tweet At one time or another, you have likely caught your dog taking a bite or two from a patch of grass. Should you worry about the family dog’s grass eating habit? While the common belief is that dogs eat grass when they are sick, there may not be as much cause for concern as […]

Top 4 Ingredients to avoid when shopping for dog food

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Tweet A DogGeek.com exclusive by Teresa Barker We all know that calories, carbohydrates, fat and protein are not the whole picture when considering good nutrition. The quality of these sources, and their accompanying vitamin/antioxidant and amino-acid content should also be considered. As we’ve become more saavy at scanning the ingredient labels of our own processed […]

5 Natural Pet Care Tips

Tweet We pet owners love our pets and do our best to care for them. And while many of us use natural remedies for our own aches and pains, we might not be aware that natural remedies are suitable for a wide array of pet ailments, too! Here are a few of my favorite recommendations […]