Feeding & Practical Tips

Puppy staring at dog bowl filled with raw steak

Thinking About a Raw Food Diet for Your Dog? Pros, Cons, and Warnings

You may be thinking about a raw food diet for your dog as this is currently a very popular trend. Proponents maintain that raw food is what your dog’s ancestors ate in the wild thousands of years ago. Additionally, it is thought that raw food is higher in protein and …

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Irish Setter Sitting at Kitchen Island during Food Preparation

When You Should Cook for Your Dog and When It Is a Bad Idea

Many dog owners have strong opinions about whether or not to cook for their dogs. Some people claim that commercial dog food is positively evil and cooking organic food is the only healthy option. Veterinarians often disagree. They believe that commercial dog food is nutritionally balanced and there are high-quality …

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Colorful box of dirty dog toys that need to be washed!

Why it is Important to Wash Your Dog’s Toys Periodically

Despite the long held belief that a dog’s saliva has anti-bacterial qualities, a dog’s mouth is actually full of germs. Dogs use their mouths to play with toys and the gunk factor found on toys adds up pretty quickly! That is an important reason why you should periodically wash your …

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