Dog Food: Benefits of Fiber

Dog food containing fiber can help your dog with many health issues, including colon health, weight management, stabilizing blood sugar, and controlling diarrhea and constipation. A lot of dry dog foods contain fiber in the form of vegetables and grains, as meat does not contain fiber. Gluten free or grain free dog food, such as Orijen dog food or Taste of the Wild dog food, has additional vegetables to provide the fiber your dog needs for health benefits.

Valentine’s Day Dog Safety Tips

While you may not buy Valentine’s Day presents for your pup, you should be aware that some of the presents you may receive could be harmful for your dog. Here are some of the most popular Valentine’s Day gifts that could be dangerous for your dog:

February = Dog Dental Care Month

February is Dental Care Month for pets. While dog dental care is important year round, it is good to have a yearly reminder on ways to properly care for your pet’s teeth. While many people think of brushing their dogs’ teeth as dental care, there other ways to keep your dog’s teeth pearly white. Here are some tips to keep dog dental care fun, easy, and manageable.

Why Do Dogs Lay in the Sun?

I was sitting on the couch one day, watching my 50 lb dog. He was contorting himself into some pretty interesting shapes, just to fit his body into a sun patch that was 2 feet x 8 inches in size. Watching my dog in his attempts to catch some rays, I wondered why he was going to such trouble for a little sun.

Dog Paw Care in the Midst of Winter

For dogs that live in icy or snowy areas, winter can be a hard time of year when it comes to paw care. Between ice balls that form in the toe-fur, salt that dries out paw pads, and the general cold that seeps into your dog’s feet, going outdoors in the winter can be no fun. Here are some tricks and tips to help you care for your dog’s paws and for your dog’s paws to cope with the snow: