Food

Your pup’s nutrition is one of the most important aspects of their health. We give you a list of what you should never feed your dog, as well as ideas to affordably create variety in their diet that will not only keep them healthy but allow them to enjoy their meals.

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Best Dog Food Storage Container To Keep Kibble Fresh

Did you know that dog food can go stale? If you buy kibble in bulk, don’t just leave the bag open. Once air gets in, it causes the kibble to oxidize, which results in the degradation of Omega-3 fatty acids and other healthy nutrients in the food. And this can happen in less than two weeks after you open the bag. The easy solution is to keep your kibble in an airtight storage container. Here are our top picks.

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Can Dogs Eat Bones? The Ultimate Guide To What’s Safe And What’s Not

“Give a dog a bone” — a common saying we’ve all heard, but in reality, should you satisfy those pitiful eyes begging you for your leftover bone from dinner? We all know dogs consider a bone a prized possession, but do you know which bones are safe, and what do you do if your dog eats a bone that’s harmful? Find out all the answers to your questions and more in our comprehensive guide to safe bones for dogs.

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What To Do If My Dog Eats Too Fast And Vomits

Eating isn’t a race, but explaining that to our dogs is easier said than done. Guzzling food can result in choking, vomiting, and even bloating. However, you can help slow your dog down and try to prevent these things from happening. 

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Can Dogs Eat Mushrooms? Which Are Safe, Poisonous & Toxic, Supplements & More

If your dog sees a mushroom growing in your yard, it might look tempting to eat. Or what if your dog nibbles on a mushroom or eats one at the dinner table? Are mushrooms okay for dogs? And when are mushrooms dangerous for dogs? We’ll give you the lowdown on all kinds of safe and unsafe mushrooms and explain what to do if your dog eats a toxic one.

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Best Freeze-Dried Dog Food: Toppers, Nuggets, Patties & More

Freeze-dried raw dog food is a definite trend these days. Why? Freeze-drying preserves essential nutrients in raw food ingredients, producing a shelf-stable and lightweight dog food product. Whereas most kibble is baked and loses some nutrients in the baking process. So, many consumers think it’s a healthier option vs commercial kibble if they want the healthiest ingredients without having to store dog food in your fridge or freezer. Our freeze-dried dog food reviews give you our top picks, as well as information about the questionable safety of raw dog food.

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Can Dogs Eat Celery? Safe Snack Or Unhealthy Option?

Many consider celery a less desirable vegetable because it lacks flavor. But is this crunchy food a healthy and affordable alternative for snacks? Is celery poisonous for dogs? Find out if celery is okay for dogs and how to share your stalks with your pup safely.

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Can Dogs Eat Hot Dogs As A Meal Or A Treat?

A hot dog cooked on the grill may seem simply irresistible to your furry friend; what’s not to love? But is it okay for our canine companions to have a hot dog? The answer is mainly yes, but only as a treat. They are okay as an occasional indulgence but are unlikely to form part of a healthy, balanced diet for your dog.

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Chicken And Rice For Dogs: A Simple Homemade Recipe

For us humans, chicken noodle soup is a go-to when feeling ill. For dogs, many veterinarians suggest feeding your pup chicken and rice to settle an upset stomach. How much chicken and rice should you feed your dog to help him feel better? And how should you cook it? We’ll help you figure out how to help your pup’s ailing tummy with some tips and an easy recipe for boiled chicken and rice for dogs.

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Can Dogs Eat Almonds? The Nutty Truth

Almonds are a yummy, healthy snack for people and are popular in trail mix, granola, or on their own. Almond butter, milk, and flour are often ingredients in baked goods like cookies and bread. But what happens if your pup accidentally gets into a can of almonds you left on your desk or finds an almond dropped on the floor? Can dogs eat almonds and enjoy them in the same way humans can? The answer is, it depends on the situation.

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When To Switch A Puppy To Adult Food

Switching a puppy to adult food isn’t a “one-size-fits-all” approach. It can vary based on your dog’s breed, age and weight. We can help you determine when is the best time for you to switch your dog’s food and how to transition them successfully…

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