Nutrition

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.

Cakes For Dogs: Let Your Pup Dig In

Dog in Party Hat

Pets have crossed the line from the animal world into the human world. It is not uncommon for people to refer to their pets as their “children”. We see evidence of this in the market of pet-related products from fashionable clothing and high-end accessories to pet insurance and pet cemeteries. It is no wonder that people also want to include their pets in family celebrations complete with party favors and cakes…

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Top Dog Interview: Brett Podolsky Founder Of The Farmer’s Dog

Brett and Jada (caption: Top Dog Interview: Brett Podolsky Founder of Farmer's Dog)

The Farmer’s Dog is one of the many fresh dog food products to hit the market. Their dedication and passion for feeding dogs healthy meals come from the founder himself. Brett found himself searching for a solution to help his sick pup and tried just about everything. It wasn’t until he started cooking homemade food for Jada that she began to turn around. Brett knew he was on to something and wanted to share his success story with other dogs, and thus The Farmer’s Dog was born…

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Can Dogs Eat Popcorn?

Dog with box of popcorn (caption: Can Dogs Eat Popcorn?)

Should you give your dog popcorn? Maybe you are looking for a new treat to spice things up a little bit with your companion, or maybe you’re just feeling a little curious. Isn’t popcorn just like any other snack? Regardless, the answer isn’t so simple…

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BarkBox Review: Delivering A Howling Good Time

Dog with BarkBox (caption: BarkBox Review)

Does your household suffer from bored dog syndrome? Feel like you can’t keep your pooch satisfied? Let BarkBox come to the rescue. A BarkBox subscription gives your pup a surprise gift box every month, full of new toys, healthy treats and grooming products. BarkBox saves you time shopping around for a variety of quality toys and all-natural treats your dog will love. Winner of our Best Dog Subscription Box comparison, Barkbox delivers compared to the dozens of other dog subscription boxes on the market. Read our Barkbox review to see why…

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Organic Dog Treats: Recipes And Buying Guide

Organic frozen dog treats (caption: Organic Dog Treats Recipes)

There are many reasons why dog owners opt to feed their dogs organic dog treats, with one of the top reasons being that there is no doubt that these treats are more beneficial than traditional dog treats. Let’s examine why organic dog treats may be a good choice for your dog, as well as provide some excellent commercially available organic dog treats and of course provide recipes that you can make yourself…

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Is Grain-Free Dog Food Safe?

Golden in field of grain

Chances are you know at least one person who has gone gluten or grain-free, who cites the benefits of the Paleo Diet or quotes from the bestselling books Wheat Belly and Grain Brain. Grocery stores have made shelf space for gluten-free pastas, crackers, cereals, cookies, and cake mixes and restaurants offer gluten-free pizza and beer to appeal to grain-free customers. But what about our four-legged fur babies? Learn more about the pros of going grain-free and how it can benefit your pup…

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Interview With Renaldo Webb, Founder Of Pet Plate

Renaldo Webb, Founder of PetPlate

Renaldo Webb used to work as a consultant in the pet food industry. He saw firsthand how kibble was made and it shocked him. This is why he created Pet Plate natural dog food. Renaldo pitched his ideas to the Sharks on ABC’s hit reality TV show, Shark Tank, and has been successfully helping deliver meals to happy pups ever since. Learn more about how he “cooked” up the idea and what he’s learned along the way in our latest Top Dog interview with the Pet Plate founder…

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How To Help Your Dog Lose Weight

With humans, we know the signs of being overweight – low energy, shortness of breath, and that big belly that we can’t always hide behind a couple of layers of cotton. But with dogs, determining if there is a weight issue isn’t always easy. Maybe it’s a breed thing and they’re supposed to look that way, or maybe they’re just getting older and this is what happens. Find out if your dog is overweight and how you can help them shed their extra pounds…

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Fish Oil For Dogs: Could Your Dog Benefit From It?

Fish Oil pills

If your dog eats a diet consisting mostly of Omega 6 fats, aka heavy in grains and plant-based oils, he may need fish oil to help balance out his diet. However, if your dog eats a grain-free diet consisting of raw, grass-fed meats, supplementation probably isn’t necessary. Either way, you’ll want to consult your vet before adding anything new to your dog’s diet. But, if you’re curious about what fish oil can do for your dog keep reading…

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