Green beans are a low calorie, easily accessible vegetable packed full of nutritional value for dogs. We show you how to safely feed them to your pup.
Dog Food & Dog Treats
Dogs can occasionally drink unsweetened, unflavored almond milk, which is lactose-free and therefore, less likely to cause an allergic reaction than dairy milk.
Turning your dog vegan is a controversial topic. But as more humans contemplate plant-based lifestyles themselves, it becomes a relevant idea for dog parents. Dr. Ilana Halperin, chief of service for Community Medicine at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in California, says since dogs are omnivores, it is possible for a vegan diet to
Organ meat is high in protein and nutrients like iron, zinc and vitamins A, C and E that are healthy for dogs. But too much of this meaty treat should be avoided.
Identify your dog’s food sensitivity (different than food allergy) through an elimination diet. Although at times painstaking, you’ll get a happier, healthier dog.
Want to make your dog’s birthday extra special? This homemade dog cookie recipe is the perfect treat to sweeten her special day.
Experts dig into the advances in kibble — dog food pieces formed in a high-heat process for easy feeding and consumption.
Start by reading the calorie recommendations on the back of the can of dog food. Then, use a calorie calculator chart to determine how much energy your dog exerts.
Fish, itself, is not dangerous for your dog to consume. However, industrial pollution and toxins accumulate in fish, which makes them unsafe to eat. Large fish, such as tuna, can build up high levels of mercury over the course of their lifetime. Both fresh and canned tuna (or tuna in soft packets) rank among the
We list which raw meats are safe for dogs to eat, which should be limited and what you should only feed cooked to your pup.
The proportions of fat to protein to carbs differ in these three raw diet plans for dogs: Prey Model Raw, Bones and Raw Food and the Keto Dog Diet.
Subscription food companies offer customized and personalized dog food to meet your dog’s specific dietary needs, helping him maintain health and weight goals. Here are three of our favorite brands.
Have you ever given your dog a treat, only to watch them run off and hide it somewhere? This behavior is why dogs burying bones is such an enduring image, as it’s something that many pups actually do. If you’re just trying to understand this odd quirk or want to stop your dog from burying
From liquids to meat to freeze-dried sprinkles, dog food toppers come in a variety of textures and flavors to enhance your dog’s meal or entice him to eat.
Our expert canine nutritionists discuss the challenges of making homemade dog food.
Low-sodium dog food has less than 1% added sodium and should be recommended by your veterinarian before feeding it to your dog.
While dogs have no physiological need for carbohydrates, they can benefit from having fiber in their diets. Fiber is a complex carbohydrate found in plants with both soluble and insoluble fiber matter. Is fiber healthy for dogs? Insoluble fiber passes through the body mostly unchanged and it helps bulk up the fecal matter to stimulate
Peanut butter can be a great treat for dogs as long as it follows these safe nutritional guidelines.
We’d never want your dog missing out on your family’s Christmas baking tradition! Here are three of our favorite homemade Christmas dog treat recipes. Bone-appetite!
Check out these signs that your dog won’t eat or drink because he is sick or when he is just being picky.
Dogs can drink milk, but it can cause gastric upset in some dogs, especially those that are lactose intolerant. Dogster digs in.
Dog parents love to share the holidays with their four-legged family members, especially the food. Dr. Sarah Nold, a veterinarian for Trupanion Pet Insurance, knows that sharing Thanksgiving food with your dogs can be fun, but parents need to know what foods are safe for dogs on Thanksgiving and which foods are toxic to dogs,
Fruits and vegetables are a necessary part of a human’s diet, but did you know that they can play a role in your dog’s diet, too? It’s true, but unfortunately, not all fruits and veggies are safe to offer your dog, and some are downright toxic and even life-threatening. Read on to find a list
Dogster explores a variety of meat sources for dogs and what nutrients each protein can add to your dog’s diet.
Chewing is as natural to dogs as wagging their tail when they are happy or barking when they hear your keys in the front door. Unfortunately, dogs’ instincts to chew can quickly turn them into a “bad dog” if they decide to chew on the wrong item, such as your table leg or your favorite
Lack of taurine in dog food has been linked to canine dilated cardiomyopathy. This has led to questions from dog owners about taurine in dog food, sources of taurine for dogs and grain-free food with or without taurine. Let’s paw through it.
That cat food smell might be enticing to your pup, but just because your dog wants to eat the cat’s food doesn’t mean he should eat it. Dogs and cats have different nutritional needs, which is why their food is created and balanced differently. Dog food vs. cat food Cats are carnivores and need a high
Dogs eating too fast can be a health hazard. Dogster has the latest on different types of slow feeder dog bowls and how they can make your dog eat slower.
Thinking about switching dog food? Learn from experts how to change dog food so that the transition goes smoothly and your dog stays happy and healthy.
How much food to feed your dog is best determined by open and honest communication with your veterinarian. She will help calculate the appropriate number of daily calories for your dog based on criteria, such as breed, age, health, activity level and size.