Diana Laverdure-Dunetz, MS
When it comes to spices for dogs, what spices are safe (and even good!) for dogs and what spices are dangerous and toxic to canines? Is turmeric safe for dogs? Can dogs have basil? What about cinnamon?
If I had to choose the most misunderstood word in the dog nutrition vernacular, it would be “carbohydrate.” Mention feeding a dog “carbs” and you are likely to be met with a shocked retort such as, “But carbs are bad for dogs!” With the popularity of the “keto” diet (more on that trend in a future article), the poor carb has fallen even further from grace.
Wondering what to feed a dog with diarrhea or other stomach issues like gas or vomiting? An acute case of diarrhea or other tummy troubles might be alleviated at home by feeding your dog these foods.
Let’s talk about taurine for dogs — what does taurine have to do with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)? Should you stop feeding your dog a grain-free diet? Do you need a taurine supplement for your dog?
Macadamia nuts are toxic for dogs but what about other nuts? Let’s take a closer look at the facts surrounding nuts and dogs so you can be sure your dog stays safe.
Black currant, evening primrose and borage oils are prized for their high levels of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). But what is GLA and is it right for your dog? Let’s take a closer look.
Oils for dogs are buzzy right now — but do you know how to properly use them? Let’s take a closer look at the benefits of oils for dogs and what to know about hempseed oil for dogs and flaxseed oil for dogs.
What’s the best dog food for summer? Use the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the concepts of yin and yang when determining what types of dog food to keep your dog cool this summer.