Dog Food: What’s in a Label?
When you pick up a bag of dry dog food, there are three different places you can look for information about the ingredients: the front label, the guaranteed analysis, and the ingredient list. Understanding what the bag is trying to tell you though, is not as simple as you might think.
What Do You Know About Dog Epilepsy?
Have you ever seen a dog suffer from seizures? It happens to be a very sad sight, especially if you happen to be the dog owner. Typically, the first reaction one has is one of fear, probably because of lack of knowledge about what is happening to the dog.
Dog Food: Meat vs Meat Meal
Ever read through the ingredient list on your kibbled dog food and wonder exactly what the difference is between meat and meat meal?? It may be more serious than you think!
Dog Food: The Corn Controversy
Corn is a very controversial ingredient in dog foods. Some people argue it is a wonder ingredient while others stand firm in their belief that it causes both behavioral and health problems. So who is right?
Which Protein Is Best For Your Dog?
It’s an age old question when it comes to dog food. Should I feed a chicken, beef, lamb or vegetarian based dog food? In fact today there is even a bunch more proteins to choose from when selecting your dog’s food.
What Is A Certified Dog Trainer?
Quite often in their search for a dog trainer a new dog owner will ask the trainer if he’s certified. Being certified does sound impressive but what exactly does it mean. Keep in mind that there are no federal or state requirements to be certified as a dog trainer. Simply put if you know how to do it you can.
What Dog Breeders Don’t Tell You About Socialization
When you go to the breeder to pick up your puppy they always seem to have a list of information for you regarding shots and feeding. However they leave off one of the most important things that every new dog owner should know and that’s information about socialization.
Why The Down Exercise Is So Important
The down exercise is probably the most important exercise you can teach your dog for several different reasons. It is the exercise that when your dog is twenty feet away, you say down and your dog drops to the floor without you doing anything else is the day that your dog says you are the master.
Why Do Some Dogs Have Bad Breath?
Your dogs bad breath can be caused by many different things. In this article I will talk about some of the most common things that cause an odor that is unlike puppy breath.
Training Your Dog Off Leash
A question I get quite often from new dog owners is, will this basic training have my dog doing everything off leash. And of course my answer is no because basic training is exactly that, it’s teaching the dog the basics.
Get Healthy With Your Dogs Help
You’re probably asking how can my dog help make me healthy. Simply put he can get you off the couch and outside for a long walk or an afternoon of throwing a ball or a toy for retrieval games.
Should You Allow Your Dog On The Bed?
Let me start this article off by saying that there are millions of dogs sleeping in people’s beds and without a problem. However there are a number of dogs sleeping in people’s beds that create a lot of problems the worst of which is usually aggression.