Dogs love dry food. It’s formulated for crunch, and coated in flavors meant to tempt your dog into licking its bowl clean. If that’s just what your dog is doing, you don’t need to add anything to its bowl to spruce it up — unless you want to add some supplements or healthy veggies. In the
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Figuring out how much of any type of food to feed your dog is always a puzzle. Wet food is no different. If you’re trying canned food for the first time, it will take some experimenting to figure out the perfect amount for your dog. That’s also true if you’re switching food brands, because each food
Dog owners typically get their new puppy when it’s about eight to 12 weeks old and already weaned. One of the most pressing and immediate concerns with this new family member is how much to feed it. This can be especially stressful for first-time dog owners. The first trip to the dog food aisle or your
Puppies love to eat! Every household takes a different approach to dinner time. And breakfast. Lunch. Brunch. Puppies need to eat more frequently than adult dogs because they’re busy growing. Growing requires energy from calories. Puppies also have small stomachs, so they can’t eat enough calories in one or two meals to get them through the
Kibble — a dog bowl staple since 1956. Dry kibble makes a distinctive sound as it falls into your dog’s bowl and chances are the sound sends your dog running at you. There’s nothing like the magical tinkle of kibble, as least far as your dog is concerned. Kibble specifically refers to food that has been
Puppies eat and chew whatever they can get their mouths on. They’re not particularly discerning — or maybe they are, and that’s why they go for your expensive designer shoes instead of the dirty, old runners you wear while mowing the lawn. Puppies explore the world with their mouths (and noses). That’s often why they’ll scoop up
There’s no one perfect dog food. Each dog, at every stage of life, has unique needs that make a type of food – or a protein, or formulation — better for them at that moment. Puppies are no different. The most critical decision to make when deciding on a puppy food is about the formulation, not
Puppies. What’s not to love? Squirmy, cute, soft, fluffy — and voracious eaters. Growing is tiring and makes puppies hungry. Some large breed puppies can go from lap-sized to 80 pounds within 12 months! That’s a lot of effort for bones, organs, muscles, skin, fur, and teeth. Puppy food and adult dog food have different recommended
Those ‘80s commercials about how “milk does a body good” really stick with a person. Humans have been encouraged to drink their milk, and get their calcium, for decades. Calcium helps teeth and bones stay healthy. “Calcium is needed for our heart, muscles, and nerves to function properly and for blood to clot,” according to the