Dog Food & Treats

Dog moms and dog experts share their well-researched dog food and dog treat advice to help you make the best choices when feeding your dog. This is where you’ll find info about store-bought kibble and treats AND homemade dog recipes to make your own dog food and dog treats. Our most popular topics involve Kong recipes, Dog turkey recipes, Safe human food for dogs, and What to do if your dog eats chicken bones. Not sure where to begin? Start here –> Dog Food 101.

How To Clean Kong Toys When Your Dog’s Treats Are Stuck Inside

We own 16 Kong toys (2 dogs). While dogs can have hours of fun trying to get the goodies out of their Kong toys, CLEANING them isn’t quite so fun. Here’s the easiest way how to clean Kong toys… all my best tips for cleaning Kong dog toys when there’s food stuck inside!

A Tasty Turkey Day Feast For Your Dog! Easy Thanksgiving Dog Treat Recipes AND Homemade Thanksgiving Food For Dogs

How will your dog be spending Thanksgiving this year? Chances are, most of our four-legged friends will find themselves smack dab in the middle of the holiday festivities. And many will be on the prowl for turkey treats, table scraps, and dropped food particles! Here’s what dogs can and can’t eat on Thanksgiving day. Plus lots of fun ways to include your dog in the Thanksgiving feast — by making your own Thanksgiving food for dogs with these recipes OR by serving these one-of-a-kind dog-friendly Thanksgiving foods and treats that are now available in stores!

Dog Thanksgiving Tips: Can Dogs Eat Turkey?

Can dogs eat turkey? Yes… but they might get an upset stomach. See which Thanksgiving dinner foods are safe for dogs, and which ones aren’t. Instead of giving your dog Thanksgiving turkey & all the fixin’s, try these easy homemade Thanksgiving dog treats — to avoid bloat & canine pancreatitis!

What To Do If Your Dog Ate Chicken Bones (…Or Turkey Bones)

Wondering what to do if your dog eats chicken bones?! First, don’t panic, most likely your dog will be ok. My dog ate chicken bones and he passed them just fine — but it depends on whether your dog gulps down the bones (bad), bites them into smaller pieces (bad), or grinds them down thoroughly before swallowing them (good). Here’s what to do if your dog ate chicken bones… OR turkey bones.

Changing Dog Food: HOW To Transition Your Dog To A New Food + WHEN To Switch To Adult Dog Food And Senior Dog Food

Switching dog food will happen at least twice in your dog’s life: 1) as they transition from puppy to adult, and 2) as they transition from adult to senior dog. You can’t just change dog food overnight though! Here are the steps to transition your dog with ease to a new food in 5 or 10 days — whether you’re switching from puppy food to adult dog food, from adult food to senior dog food, or there’s some other reason for you to switch food (like allergies, weight issues, health concerns, etc.)