Disclaimer: I am not a vet or a health care professional. Feeding a raw species appropriate diet can be a controversial topic, and like any feeding regimen can have health risks associated with incorrect feeding and preparation. DO NOT FEED COOKED BONES, ever! Cooking bones changes the molecular structure, they become brittle and may splinter and injure or kill your dog!! NO COOKED BONES.
There is a lot of talk in the dog world these days about ALL-NATURAL DIETS (AN). The purpose of this article is to explain what these diets are and the reasons why I feel everyone should consider feeding their dog a natural diet. I will also explain what I feed the dogs in my own kennel.
We feed an all-natural diet in our kennel. I have done so for years. I am often asked what all-natural kibble products are on the market. I have included a list below.
What I firmly believe is that almost ALL COMMERCIAL dog foods are unhealthy for your dog. By that I mean Iams, Science Diet, Eukanuba, Purina, Pro Plan etc. etc. etc.
This is an exhaustive list of resources for information on feeding an all-natural diet for your dog. It includes books, associations and organizations, practitioners, and products.
In this study, four groups of dogs were fed diets containing three different protein levels and the behavior over time recorded by the dogs' owners and the supervising veterinarians. Only one subgroup was reported to show any effect of changes in protein intake; in the rest, no differences in behavior were noted.
One thing that all pet owners should be aware of is that there are some foods that we eat everyday that can be toxic or fatal to your beloved pet. The following is a list of some foods that can be dangerous to our pets.
The following are some common questions about the Honest Kitchen Dehydrated Dog Food that we sell. Check out some of the various foods that we offer and the prices. Question: How long does a 10 lb box of food last an average dog, and how much does it cost to feed? Answer: One bag will last a 30 lb dog about 6 weeks. This equates to a feeding cost of about $1.65 per day.
The tick population across the country is currently exploding and expanding. There have been reports of dogs dying of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever as far east as Connecticut. The Lone Star Tick that is normally responsible for transmitting that particular disease was previously isolated to parts of the Rocky Mountain States, but can now be found nearly anywhere.