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3 Ways to Get Joint Pain Relief for Dogs

25 Mar

Is your dog struggling with joint pain? There are many options to allow you to relief the joint pain your dog is struggling with. Many dogs when they get older and larger struggle with hip problems in particular. It can be incredibly difficult to watch your dog get older and slow down. If you are like me you want to do everything you can to ensure your dog has healthy joints and is pain free. Whether your dog has arthritis or hip dysplasia you can help him.  Here are several steps you can do to ensure your dog does not get bad joints and if they do what you can do to make them comfortable. [...]

Nutrition for Dogs - What Type of Grains Can My Dog Eat?

25 Feb

Thinking for a good nutrition for your dogs?

There are several homemade dog food recipes that can provide a good nutrition for your dogs.  Dog owners would not want to compromise on their dogs’ health. That is why people would prefer to make dog food and keep on searching for a homemade dog food recipes. And this is for the reason to be certain on the organic food that is served on their dogs.

Some dog owners would want to be so sure on the quality of the food for their dogs. They would like to let their dogs to be healthy as they were living in one home.  That is why those people would also like to let their dog eat the same as human does and this brought them to letting their dog eat rice as the best grains for dog to have in a meal.

Not all grains are best for dogs to eat. Dog owners should be watchful if what type of grains will fit to their dogs because there are some dogs is allergic of grains.

Types of grain that your dog can eat are:

Some best homemade dog food recipes can be found in grains. There are best grains for dogs but these grains should always be cooked because if not it can make dog digestive track move slower because dogs can hardly flush it to their stomach.. For example cereals, cornmeal, oatmeal, millet and bulgur which has high nutritional value and a great source for protein, vitamins and minerals. But it can be reliable sources of protein, fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins, and essential minerals and but it can be a snack for dogs.

Another that can provide a good nutrition for dogs can be found in raw vegetables:

Chopped parsley, Alfalfa sprouts, Finely grated zucchini and other soft squash with peel, Finely grated beets, Finely grated carrots with peel, Lettuce and mixed greens, Bell peppers, Fresh corn, Carrots (can be cooked as well – also gives them something good to chew on like grains and other homemade dog food recipes.

Dogs can become healthy if dog owner will personally prepare and not relying on processed and commercial foods.

Serving homemade dog food recipes for your dogs is far different and much better than the common commercial dog food. When preparing a dog food, raw and cooked grains are best source of vitamins and minerals. You can store the food into the freezer without making it less on its quality in a couple of days to be eaten. But remember when you are going to let your dogs eat raw food you should only freeze the food for about 24 hours and pour a little hot water and it will make your dog healthier than you have ever wanted!

Commercial Dog Food vs Homemade Dog Food

25 Jan

As a dog owner all you want to think about is the best health for your dogs.  Considering that what food they need to take for getting the right nutrients of every food they take. The right amount of vitamins and minerals of each food contents.

Knowing thats several people are having struck by their own question of what is much better for their dogs a commercial dog food or homemade dog food?

The reasons on why do other people keep on buying commercial dog food for their dogs is that they are unfamiliar about homemade dog food.  That dog owners can decide to make a healthy dog food which can be done inside their houses by their own, that they do not need to buy expensive ready-made dog food for their dogs every day every meal.

What are the advantage and disadvantages of Commercial Dog Food?

For Commercial Dog Food

Advantages: It can be bought anywhere in the market. It has a big package and can be placed everywhere. It was the usual dog food. It was so easy to serve. It contains ingredients for dog as their food.

Disadvantages: It has a bulky package that could accumulate spaces in your storage. It is the usual dog food so a repeated food that couldn’t give enough vitamins and minerals in short unhealthy one. Unable to gain excitement for your dogs to eat, you are not so sure about the real contents and ingredients of the commercialized dog food, doesn’t have enough content to make your dog shielded from sickness, can make your dogs allergies and hair loss and much worst can cause vomiting.

For Homemade Dog Food

Advantages: Homemade dog food ingredients can be found in your fridge, can be changeable every day, enjoyable to prepare for your dogs, secured that it has full vitamins and minerals also includes micro nutrients in every daily servings, can make your dogs lively and always excited during meals, can make your dogs to be protected from allergies, skin diseases and hair loss.

Disadvantages: There are certain categories of foods that can’t be included into your homemade dog food due to the contents with toxins and acids like, raisins, chocolate, nuts macademia and onions. It also has a time consuming during preparation.

If you are a dog owner that do not want to let his or dogs to be at stake. Better choose the best way to take care on your dogs. You can look on the web for a several ingredients for your dogs then you’ll be surprise that like human, dogs can also eat homemade dog food and can be healthy as what you have ever wanted. But take note to those ingredients that are not good for your dogs to be part of their meals.

Nutrition for Dogs - What Raw Meats Can I Feed My Dog?

12 Dec

Every dog needs nutritious foods for them to live healthy and longer.  This is the number concern mostly of all dog owners. More often dog owners kept on searches for a commercial dog food in the market without even trying a homemade dog food like vegetables, nutmegs or even raw meats. [...]

Right Nutrition for Healthy and Happy Pets

10 Dec

Like human beings, domestic pets like dog needs good nutrition.  There are lots of pet owners that have no idea on how to provide essential care for their canine companions. Healthy life style of our dogs primarily focuses on good nutrition. Basically, the importance of balanced diet in their food intake must always be considered as malnutrition in animals like dogs may cause health risk. Homemade dog food is best [...]

How To Make Dog Treats?

10 Dec

How much do you love your dog? If you are going to ask me, I really love my doggy so much! That’s why I kept on searching on how to make dog treats? I’d like to make a homemade dog food for my dog. I want to surprise my dog every week end as I would like to spend time with her. I always make recipes that will make my dog treats to be excited to chow. [...]

Quick Tips: Canine Diet

4 Jul

1. Palatability is a big issue when it comes to canine nutrition. If Fido doesn’t like the new dog food and ignores his bowl on a daily basis, you have to take steps to make the food attractive to your pet. [...]

Feeding Older Dogs: The Puzzled Owner’s Guide

4 Jul

We all love our dogs. And there is no better reward for all our hard work and concern than having a senior dog in our midst – a dog that has seen it all and has accompanied us and our families through thick and thin. [...]

Dog Diets For Weight Loss Tips

3 Jul

Giving snacks and treats to your dog is a great way to bond with your animal – but too much snacking can cause obesity and a host of other health problems. The following table will help you calculate whether a dog is consuming too many calories per day through snacking. If this is the case, cutting down on the snacks will help control your dog’s weight. [...]

Required Micronutrients and Nutrients for Dogs

3 Jul

Dogs need nutrients and micronutrients — vitamins and minerals — as much as humans. Micronutrients and nutrients for dogs are needed in small amounts for tissue repair, metabolic regulation, and growth. Vitamin deficiency and mineral deficiency can easily cause malaise. This can occur if dogs are not receiving sufficient amounts of trace nutrients in their regular diet. [...]