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Buying Dog Food Online

When it comes to buying dog food online, you need to make sure that you choose a reliable merchant which sells premium quality dog food at affordable prices. Not only that, there needs to be an expedited shipping option available in case it is an emergency and your dog needs to have their food supply replenished soon. With all of the e-commerce stores on the internet, it can be hard to decide which one to purchase dog food from. Below are the most popular websites on the internet for purchasing dog food. They all have their pros and cons to them but you will find they are far superior options than purchasing dog food at your local brick-and-mortar store at full retail prices. So what you have to do is compare the good qualities with the bad and then make your choice. Buying Dog Food Online With Amazon Most people...
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Can My Dog Eat Raw Food?

Yes, he can! In fact, raw food has been growing in popularity during the last years. You’ve probably heard of the BARF diet. BARF, which stands for Biologically Appropriate Raw Food, is a diet that combines raw meat, vegetables, fruits and bones. According to its creators, the aim of this diet is to “maximize the health, longevity, and reproductive capacity of pets and, by doing so, minimize the need for veterinary intervention.” Simply put, raw food diets try to mimic the diet that the species’ ancestors had on the wild, which includes muscle meat, bone, fat, organ meat, and vegetable ingredients. For example, in a particular BARF formula one can find chicken meat, offal, liver, kidneys, heart, tripe and bones, broccoli, spinach, celery, carrot, cayenne pepper, apple, pear, grapefruit, eggs, kelp and alfalfa. The formula can also be supplemented with cod liver oil, vitamin E, zinc and manganese. One of...
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A Look at Darwin Dog Food and the Truth Behind It

Today we will be looking at Darwin dog food, their treats, etc. Basically looking at the company overall, what experts have to say about them and what my dog Rosco actually  thinks about their products. Before going any further, we are going to assume that you already know about raw dog diets. If your dog is not on a raw diet but are researching if this type of diet is for your dog or if you are looking how to switch to a raw dog diet, we suggest reading out article called “Can My Dog Eat Raw Food?“. You may want to follow us on Facebook so you know once we have it ready (we also post cute photo’s lol). So, Who Is Darwin’s Natural Pet Products Gary Tashjian is the mastermind who founded Darwin’s Natural Pet Products. He did this after having health issues with his ten year old...
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Food Bowl? Throw It To The Dogs!

Imagine this scenario: a first time dog owner is about to buy all the things his new puppy will need. He gets a doggy bed, a leash and a collar, some toys, a bag of dog food, a water bowl and… a food bowl.  This is the very first mistake people do. We don’t need food bowls and we certainly shouldn’t be using them. If your dog is eating from one of these horrible objects, throw it away! Confused? Let me explain. The dog’s ancestor spent most of his day scavenging and searching for food. When we look at animals in their natural habitat, we see that food-related activities tend to occupy a considerable amount of their time. When it comes to dogs, they’re not so different. According to some studies, when given the opportunity, most dogs will choose to work for their food instead of getting it all for...
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Diamond Naturals, The Cheapest Premium Dog Food

Choosing the proper dog food is one of the most important decisions a pet owner can make. Dogs should eat a well-balanced, high-quality food that is high in protein and low in preservatives and fillers. Preferably, the food should be manufactured in the United States or Canada, and the brand should have a low recall history. However, with so many options available on the market, how can a conscientious pet-parent choose a brand that is both high quality and good for the wallet? We have found Diamond Naturals to be the best dog food for the money and this is why… Diamond Naturals Dog Food is among the best brands on the market, as well as one of the best values. With two lines to choose from (Diamond Natural or Diamond Natural Grain-Free), finding the right food for each individual dog is simple. Containing no common allergens such as soy,...
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Feeding Your Dog

If dogs are your best friends, then you definitely need to feed your best friend the right and safe food. Usually, new dog owners are clueless when it comes to knowing which food suits your pet dog the best way. Indeed, like any other living creature, dogs demand certain essential ingredients to keep them active and healthy. Therefore, as a dog owner, you should be aware what to feed and what not to! Real Food: Chicken, turkey, beef, and vegetables: no, these are not exclusively ‘people food’. In recent times, it has been suggested by the vets and other experts that dogs require these nutritional food items which allows them to develop their physical strength and senses. Therefore, feed them with the necessary food components! Meat is the Real Deal: Recent studies have revealed that real meat is the best food for your dog; nothing else even comes close! But...
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5 People Foods That Are Healthy For Your Dog

We all know that sharing food from our plates can create unwanted begging from our dogs, but there are some foods that you may want to include in your pup’s daily diet. Some people foods can provide a highly nutritious snacks that your dog may not even get from his kibble or canned meals! Photo Credit: HerDogBlog Blueberries For Dogs In muffins, cereals, and pies blueberries complete delicious meals for us humans. Dogs can benefit from the high antioxidant content from the yummy berry as well! If your dog has an adventurous palate, give him a raw blueberry by itself as a treat, or mix a few in with his daily meals. Here is a good article on blueberries and dogs by HerDogBlog. Bananas For Dogs It is common knowledge that bananas are high in potassium and are wonderful for muscle health, but they also can help to stimulate healthy...
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1 Ingredient Dog Snack You Can Make At Home

The pressure on dog owners is getting heavy as more and more pet food manufacturers are getting into hot water over inferior ingredients and bacteria infested kibbles. How can you trust any dog treat to be safe and healthy for your favorite canine unless you watched them make it? You can’t! However, you can make your very own single ingredient dog snacks at home with an oven or dehydrator! Beef Liver Jerky Beef liver is a must for any raw fed dog and most certainly carries the majority nutrients every dog needs. Vitamins, minerals, oils and protein as packed into every single bite of pure beef liver. Making it even more beautiful is the dog’s craving for this super healthy superfood. You can make your very own beef liver jerky bites, snacks or strips at home and less than 5 bucks! What do you need? Beef liver and either an...
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Celebrating Your Dog’s First Year with Your Family: 5 Birthday Tips and Ideas

Vanilla cupcakes topped with chocolate paw prints. That’s one dog-themed dessert we had for our (people) guests at our beagles’ birthday party. The time will come for you too when your dog’s birthday arrives. Will you celebrate? It’s a personal choice. But if you’ve thought of hosting a first birthday party for your dog… or celebrating your adopted dog’s first year with your family… or if the idea is new to you but intrigues you, then, these tips and ideas can help. They’ll help you plan for, and prepare a memorable doggy birthday party. My tips come from hosting our beagle, Rocky’s 10th birthday. Although it was his 10th birthday, it was our first “official” doggy birthday party. Here are five tips and ideas for planning your first doggy birthday party: 1) Pick a calendar date. Spring, summer and autumn are ideal seasons to host a dog birthday party (so your...
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The Perfect Liver Cake Recipe for Your Dog

Around the world people are starting to think about eating healthier diets. It was only so long before people started to think about their pet’s diets too. Liver cake for your dog is a great option when looking to have your dog eat healthy. Your dog will absolutely love it especially since dogs have an affinity for liver. Because dogs love liver it also comes in handy as a treat when looking to train your dog. It should be noted though that dogs stomachs cannot handle liver by itself. Now that we have waved the benefits of live cake for dogs in your face you are probably wondering how do you make it? You may also be wondering what kind of liver to get. Well pay attention and we will help answer some of your questions. A word of warning before undergoing the project of baking liver cakes for your...
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