To liven up your dog’s meals, try adding one of these healthy human foods. Plus, there’s a list of all the human foods you can safely give to dogs, as well as a list of human foods that aren’t safe for dogs.
Dog Food & Treats
Dog food and dog treat articles to help you make the best choices when feeding dogs. Plus homemade dog treats and recipes to make your own dog food and dog treats. Most popular: Kong recipes, dogs eating turkey, human food for dogs, what to do if your dog eats chicken bones. Not sure where to begin? Start here --> Dog Food 101.
Do you feed your dog table scraps? Here are the reasons why you shouldn’t.
Here are some of the top celebrities which specifically have products for dogs, including Ellen DeGeneres dog food, Cesar Millan dog food, and Rachel Ray dog food, among others. Most celebrity pet foods are all-natural, organic and healthy for your pets.
Dog treats can be expensive. Plus, the ingredients in them aren’t always best for your dog. Commercial dog treats can have preservatives, food coloring and other things that you may not want your dog to eat. Here’s a collection of homemade dog treat recipes that are healthy AND tasty – dogs love ’em!
Dog owners who are vegetarians themselves (and even some veterinarians) are eager to recommend a vegan diet for dogs. The biggest question I have is, is it really healthy for your dog? Here are the pros and cons of vegetarian diets for dogs, as I see it.
Personally, I can come up with a couple of reasons as to why I wouldn’t feed a dog raw food. Basically, they are the same reasons I wouldn’t feed raw food to a person. Here’s why a lot of dog owners are feeding their dogs the BARF diet — raw food and bones.
All natural dog food is best, however, there are still some advantages and disadvantages — as with anything. Your biggest decision will be should you use store-bought natural dog food or make homemade natural dog food for your pet?
We began with the Peanut Butter Puppy Poppers homemade dog treat recipe. It’s very easy, only 4 ingredients. Then the Bacon Bits for Dogs recipe — I never met a dog that didn’t like bacon. Finally, we tried the Canine Carrot Cookies — my dogs adore carrots. Then made our own homemade dog treats. We call our recipe: Peanut Butter Puppers.
Pooch Smoothies are ice cube sized popsicle treats for your dog — minus the stick. You might also call them Yogurt Cups for Pups… or Puppy Popsicles. The best part: They’re made with all the same ingredients you would use to make a Fruit Smoothie for yourself! Here’s how to make them.
If your dog eats too fast or gulps food quickly, this partitioned dog food bowl by DogPause might be the solution you’re looking for. It’s a fun way to get your food gulper to eat slowly!
Rachel Ray has a fairly decent collection of pet recipes that look fun & easy to make, including: Dog Casserole, Oatmeal, Bananas & Peanut Butter Breakfast, Peanut, Orange & Carrot Salad, Doggie Pasta & Meatballs, Mini Burgers Doggie Sliders, Chicken & Rice, Ham & Cheese Sandwiches, Meat & Potato Hash, Bacon, Cheese & Barley Burgers, Chicken BLT, Olive Oil & Bacon Truffles, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots & Chicken, Peanut Butter & Carob Biscotti, Banana & Berry Pooch Smoothie, Butternut Squash Mac & Cheddar, Pumpkin Barley With Turkey, and Pooch Pate On Toast.
My dog LOVES Beneful dog food — especially the chicken and rice version. Here’s why…
I bought a box of dog treats recently that had some bugs in it. I’ve since learned to check the expiration date on the bottom of dog food and treats, just the same as we do for our own food.
Here’s a collection of my best articles about Kong toys for dogs. Practically every angle having to do with Kong dog treats & toys is covered here. See why we currently own 16 of them!
The FDA provides a number of helpful resources for pet owners. The most important one is the FDA’s Pet Food Recall List. You’ll want to check that list for all the latest recalls on dog food and dog treats. Or better yet, sign up for the FDA’s recalls e-list, so you’ll always be the FIRST to know whenever a product is added to the list.
Just in time for Easter, they told us about these great doggie treats from the Kool Dog Kafe. They have 2-day shipping… there’s still time to get your doggie Easter treats!
Kong toys are all the rage — we own 16 of them… 2 dogs. And dogs can have hours of fun trying to get ‘the good stuff’ out of their Kong toys. BUT, cleaning them isn’t quite so fun. Here’s what I do… works like a charm for me!
Is your dog new to Kong toys? Or, maybe he’s simply bored with Kongs these days… Here are some ways to switch things up a bit. Fun new ways to make it more fun AND challenging for your dog to get treats out of a Kong toy.
You already found some interesting things to stuff inside your dog’s Kong chew toy. Now, you’re wondering exactly how other people stuff Kongs. Here are some great tips for stuffing Kong toys…
I’ve written about the fact that choosing the right dog food is a very personal decision for a dog owner. And there is no one right answer to the question ‘What is the best dog food?’ Here’s what I feed my dogs, and why.
How will your dog be spending Thanksgiving this year? Chances are, most dogs will find themselves smack dab in the middle of the holiday festivities… and most will be on the prowl for Turkey treats and dropped food particles! Here are some fun ideas & safety tips to keep in mind…
I purchased a raised dog food feeder for our dogs. Here’s why I did… and why I recommend that you do, too.
You’ve heard the controversy about feeding dogs raw food. Now, get the facts about dogs eating raw food… And, with the help of this book, get some of the best tips and recipes for feeding your dog the ‘BARF’ diet – Biologically Appropriate Raw Foods.
Bil-Jac frozen dog food is a great meal — AND a great treat! for your dog. We typically use the the Bil-Jac frozen dog food as a ‘special treat’ for our dogs. Biljac works especially well as a treat during training.
In case you’re wondering what ingredients to look for in your dog’s food, consider this… Here are the Top 10 nutrients your pet needs.