Maybe your dog thinks your neighbour’s overgrown lawn is an all you can eat salad bar. Or maybe your dog flops into a patch of dark green shoots and proceeds to devour them like a starving goat. The short of it is, most dogs will nibble on grass from time to time. Dogs eat grass for
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How Often Should I Feed My Dog? If it was up to dogs, they’d get to eat all the time — or at least at their leisure. Sure, some dogs are less food driven. Their owners can leave a bowl of kibble on the floor all day and the dog will eat only when hungry. Other
Anal Sac Illness — What to Look (and Smell) For Dog ownership isn’t all adorable Instagram pics and cozy snuggles. Dogs get upset stomachs and puke on the carpet. Sometimes they eat your favorite shoes (or pee in them). Accidents happen. And sometimes, dogs have issues with their anal sacs. What are anal sacs (also known
At what age does my dog no longer need puppy food? Puppies are adorable. Sure, they eventually hit those awkward, lanky teenage years, but they somehow retain their over-the-top cute puppy-ness. Some adult dogs retain their puppy playfulness for years. Fortunately, they don’t maintain their puppy nutrition requirements. Puppies need a puppy specific diet that is
How Much Water You Should Give Your Dog Providing easy access to fresh, clean water is something that most dog owners get right – but should you worry about how much water you’re giving them? An optimal amount of hydration is actually an important part of your canine companion’s overall nutrition. While dogs tend to
Does my dog need grain-free food? Grain-free dog food suffered a fall from grace in 2018 when the U.S. Food & Drug Administration released a report stating that it was looking into a possible link between grain-free dog foods and an increase in canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), a potentially deadly heart disease. Sales dropped, and
Avoid these dog food ingredients Pet owners enjoy a wide range of product choices when it comes to dog food. Raw, dehydrated, air-dried, freeze-dried, kibble, canned — there’s something for everyone, and for every budget. Pet owners can go organic, or natural, or all meat, or grain-free, or with grain. It’s just a matter of
Kibble — champion of the dog food aisle People may remember the 1980s commercials of dogs frantically running home singing “Kibbles ‘n Bits, I’m gonna get me some Kibbles ‘n Bits.” There’s even one of a dachshund chanting “I long for my kibbles.” The television ads promoted a specific brand: the aforementioned Kibbles n’ Bits and later
Thirsty Dogs – When to Worry about Water Consumption Is your pooch more parched than usual? Sometimes it’s hard to tell exactly how much water your dog is consuming – they can often be sloppy drinkers – but if you’ve noticed your dog frequenting their hydration station excessively, read on to find out why and
Feeding your Dog - How Much is Enough? If you’re a first-time dog owner or concerned about your dog’s weight, you’re probably wondering how much and how often you should be feeding your little best friend. There really isn’t a one size fits all approach, but this guide will help you consider the key factors