How Do I Know if My Dog has a Sensitive Stomach? Some dogs can eat nearly anything and be no worse for wear: garbage from an alley, a mysterious lump at the park — in it goes, no harm, no foul. Other dogs, not so much. They get a gurgly tummy, throw up on your
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My Senior Dog Keeps Eating Dirt. What Should I Do? Dogs sometimes eat things we’d rather they didn’t. Poop, for example. Other dogs develop pica, an eating disorder that causes people, and sometimes animals, to eat things not normally considered food, like coins or small toys or grass. Senior dogs are more prone
My Senior Dog Doesn’t Want Food — How Can I Encourage it to Eat at Mealtime? Senior and geriatric dogs require a lot of care and attention as their needs change due to medical conditions and aging. While some dog experts claim it’s semantics when it comes to categorizing a senior dog versus
Why is My Senior Dog Losing Weight? Senior dogs are at risk of being underweight or overweight. Many pet owners struggle to keep their older dogs at a healthy weight because their dog has become more sedentary. Other dog owners worry that their dog is becoming too thin and they struggle to help
My Senior Dog is Eating Poop — Why? What Should I do? Poop happens. Sometimes dogs do their business — then they eat their business. Or the cat’s business. Or. Well. You get the idea. Dogs of any age may start eating poop (and not just their own), which is a condition called
Reasons Why Large Breed Puppies Need Different Food Than Small Breed Puppies Everyone loves puppies. Wriggly. Soft. Adorable. Fluffy. Needy. Puppies demand a lot of attention – and a lot of food. Growing is hard work and puppies need plenty of balanced nutrition to grow at a healthy rate. Most brands of dog
Is Organic Food Healthier for My Dog than Conventional Dog Food? If you’re a dog owner and a proponent of organic food, you don’t need any convincing that organic is best when it comes to what is in the dog food bowl. Feeding your dog organic food is a matter of choice, availability,
What is a Guaranteed Analysis on the Dog Food Label? Guaranteed Analysis — dog food packaging is required to have this designation and print it on packaging before dog food makes its way to stores, but what does it actually mean? The Guaranteed Analysis (GA) relates to the nutrient profile you find on your
By-Products in Pet Food - What Should Owners be Worried About? The pet food industry has often come under fire for using by-products in dog food. But what is a by-product? And what does it mean if your dog food contains them? — Is your dog eating udders? Chicken feet? Something else unappealing by