Does your dog have a food allergy? Let’s take a look at your food. Feeding the same food to a dog everyday may cause them to develop an allergy or intolerance to common ingredients. The most common food ingredients responsible for allergies are chicken, beef, dairy, pork, lamb, fish, eggs, corn, and grains (e.g. wheat, whey). Corn and wheat are often used as cheap fillers in pet foods.
Turkey has always been an American favorite for Thanksgiving, but there’s good reason to feed turkey as part of your pet’s regular diet year round. Turkey is a lean, white meat that is relatively high […]
When you pet your dog, does your hand come away smelling badly and feeling oily? Does your dog make his presence known in a room by the smell emanating from his coat? A greasy […]
One of the most common signs of a food intolerance in dogs, is chewing on their paws. Dogs can also chew their paws if there is an issue with their nails and sometimes dogs will […]
Let’s talk about poop. If you’re a dog owner, you probably have a more intimate relationship with poop than you thought you would. One of the great things about picking up after our dogs, is […]
Dogs can develop hot spots for many reasons, but the most common reasons are seasonal or topical allergies, food allergies or a food intolerance. Hot spots are red, open wounds that often become infected and are made worse by your dog licking and chewing on them. A change in diet can often dramatically reduce the recurrence of hot spots or even eliminate them altogether.