Do you feed your dog a grain free diet? You may want to reconsider that…
On 12 july 2018, the FDA issued an alert to pet owners and veterinary professionals about reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods containing peas, lentils, other legume seeds, or poatoes as main ingredients…. [Read more →]
Commercial raw dog food is a convenient alternative to homemade raw food. It is available as freeze dried or dehydrated raw dog food. These are specially formulated raw meats, vegetables and fruits, where moisture has been removed by freezing or dehydration. You only need to rehydrate with water prior to feeding to your dog.
Make sure you choose a commercial raw dog food that is balanced. … [Read more →]
By nature, dogs are carnivores that are designed to eat raw meat. This is also true for other carnivores such as cats, tigers, lions, bears and wolves.
I remember the numerous times when my cat proudly brought back a dead rat in her mouth or my dog ate a dead bird in the garden…. [Read more →]
For thousand of years, dogs thrive on raw meat in the wild. Dogs are virtually domesticated wolves. So if you think of wolves, they hunt and eat various parts of a prey: muscle meat, organ meat, meaty bone and guts (which contain grains or greens)… all raw, just like nature intended.
Why feed raw food diet to dogs
Dogs are designed to eat unprocessed foods…. [Read more →]
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) conducted a test on 10 popular dog food brands for fluoride levels and found 8 of them contain 1.6 and 2.5 times higher than the Environmental Agency’s maximum allowable in drinking water for humans.
Health effect of fluoride on dogs
The effects of high fluoride levels on dogs are not known as no safe amount of fluoride for pets has been determined…. [Read more →]
I asked Dr Andrew Jones, author of Veterinary Secrets Revealed for his opinion about raw food diet for dogs. Here’s what he has to say…
The Raw Food Question… is it safe?
How should you feed it?
Do I recommend giving it?
My short answer: Raw Food is healthy for your pet…. [Read more →]
There’s so much confusion about the best pet food to feed your dog. More so after the last major pet food recall in March 2007.
I’ve always fed my dogs with homemade food. That’s probably why most of them have lived long, past the age of 14 years old…. [Read more →]
It is a mad jungle out there when it comes to selling pet food. Seeing the number of brands, the different types of sales pitches adopted by marketers and the fancy names with tongue twisting ingredients printed on labels, it appears the focus is on attracting buyers and grabbing a share of the whopping $ 11 billion pie….. [Read more →]
If you are still feeding commercial dog food, then you MUST watch this short video.
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