What Can Coconut Oil Do For Your Dog

Coconut Oil and Your Dog

Many people these days are incorporating coconut oil into their diet because of the health benefits that it has to offer, but did you know that coconut oil has a wide range of benefits for your dog too? From itchy…
Budget Dog Food For Your Dog

Buying Budget Dog Food: When You Need to Cut Back

In an ideal world, we would all eat gourmet meals and our dogs would eat the finest food available. Unfortunately, this isn't an ideal world and sometimes we have to settle for frozen meals and budget dog food. If you…
Measurements Used For Your Dog's Food

Taking the Mystery Out of Dog Food Labels: Percentages and Mg/kg

In my last post Taking the Mystery Out of Dog Food Labels: "As Fed" Vs. "Dry Matter Basis" I tried to unravel some of the mystery behind the nutrition label on your dog's food, specifically, "as fed" versus "dry matter basis" nutritional…
How to Understand Dog Food Labels

Taking the Mystery Out of Dog Food Labels: “As Fed” Vs. “Dry Matter Basis”

Over the past week or so I have been working on adding to the low phosphorous dog food database. Specifically, I have been adding new foods, updating discontinued foods, and adding sodium values where I can. The foods in this…
Heart Disease in Dogs

Kibble For Dogs with Heart Disease

You might remember if you have been here for a while, that I have a spreadsheet of low phosphorus kibble options. These kibble options contain varied levels of phosphorus, all below .8 These kibble options contain varied levels of phosphorus,…

Are Corn, Wheat, and Grains Really Bad For Your Dog?

Yesterday in my post about Jet's veterinary history, I mentioned that he is a corn-free and wheat-free dog. The reason for Jet's corn-free, wheat-free status is entirely due to his inability to process these ingredients. What does this mean? It…