How to grade your dog's food (Some brands are done at the very bottom): Start with a grade of 100: 1. For every listing of "by-product, " subtract 10 points 2. For every non-specific animal source ("meat" or "poultry," meat, meal or fat) reference, subtract 10 points 3. If the food contains BHA, BHT, or [...]
Questions about tick prevention for your dog? Watch this helpful video on tick prevention for your dog, part of the Pet Talk with Dr. Sara video series.
Q. How much exercise qualifies a dog as an athlete, and do canine athletes have special dietary needs? A. It's similar to human athletes. There are sprinters, acrobats, marathon runners, all with different nutritional considerations. On the one hand, you have earthdogs (the dachshunds and such) designed for fast, short sprints, and then there are [...]
Dogs are born to work for a living. They've worked alongside us for thousands of years, and most are bred for a particular purpose, like hunting, herding livestock or providing protection. Dog's wild relatives spend most of their waking hours scavenging and hunting for food, caring for offspring, defending territory and playing with each other. [...]
Healthiest Dog Food Brands (Listed in no particular order) A general rule when picking a dog food is to look for real meat as the first ingredient, not corn or a meat by-product. Fromm Family - Beef, Chicken, Seafood, Duck, etc. varieties http://frommfamily.com/ Here are the ingredients listed for their Classic Adult Dog Food: Chicken, Chicken [...]