Tag Archives: pet food

Dogs Eating Cropped

Dogs and Diet

Dogs EatingPut healthy eating at the top of your dog’s resolutions! Diet and weight can top the list of New Year’s resolutions—for us and for our dogs. Whether you have four legs or two, being overweight has similar effects on the body: extra strain on the bones and joints, extra work for the heart and other organs, and an extra challenge to keep other health conditions, like diabetes, under control. But how do you know if your dog is eating too much, or perhaps too little? Here are some tips to help to make sure he’s eating just the right amount: read more

Pet Food Diets: The Truth Behind Raw Foods, Kibble, and Canned Foods

Guest Post: Elliot Harvey's Natural Health Column: Have you looked recently at the sheer number of available pet products found on supermarket shelves, pet supply stores; advertised in magazines and blasted on television? Pet products now rival human products in number and in packaging gimmicks, discount price offers, catchy marketing phrases, adorable names, silly shapes, colorful appearance. It's a world of confusion for the consumer. Searching the Internet for answers only serves to boost your bewilderment. Where does a pet owner go for honest answers about pet products? Can you trust your supermarket manager? (No.) Should you trust your pet retailer? (Maybe.) If you pay more, do you actually get better quality? Most pet owners must become educated buyers, but how on earth can you achieve that goal? read more

Pet Websites for Rating Pet Food

Guest Post: Elliot Harvey’s Natural Health Column: A new phenomenon on the web is consumers opening up health websites and telling other consumers which products are good with their own rating system. More and more of these pet websites are appearing. Should you trust these sites? read more