Adult Dogs 1-6 years
Nutrition and Feeding
Portion control and counting calories are as important for dogs as they are for humans. Learn more about what NOT to do when keeping track of your dog's nutrition.
Fruits like grapes may be good for humans, but they could be extremely harmful to dogs. Check out this list of toxic foods to protect your furry friend.
All dog food is the same, right? You might be surprised by the answer. Learn about why quality (usually more expensive) dog food is so important to your pet's overall health and longevity.
Moms everywhere, at one time or another, advised, "Eat your veggies, they're good for you." As usual, mom was right. Vegetables contain high levels of many vitamins, minerals, amino acids and more. The same holds true for soy products.
For centuries, people and their animals have relied on corn as a superb source of nutrients.
Dogs are classified as members of the family Canidae and the order Carnivora, but this does not necessarily translate to behavior, anatomy or feeding preferences.
Nutrients and high-quality ingredients are both important in a pet food. This article teaches pet parents about the necessity for an optimum blend of ingredients selected for nutrients, quality and taste.
Inducing satiety, the feeling of fullness or satisfaction, is a primary goal in Hill's pet foods for weight management. This article teaches pet parents about how these pet foods induce satiety and help pets lose weight.
Homemade Treat Recipe
Pet food labels provide basic and limited information on ingredients and nutrient levels. We believe other considerations must be recognized when deciding on which food to feed your dog.
Interpreting pet food labels doesn't have to be confusing. This article is designed to help you understand pet food labels and provides information on ingredients, nutritional standards, and more.
Once you've found the best dog food for your dog, you're on the right track to providing the healthiest life possible.
The protein-heavy dog food trend is on the rise. But did you know that you could be feeding your dog too much protein? Let's explore what a balanced diet means to your dog.
How much food is too much food? Excess feeding can lead to health problems for your dog.
Much like humans, dogs benefit from a balanced meal that is full of nutrients. Learn more about how to meet your dog's natural nutritional needs.
Learn what the term “natural” really means and how it equates with quality nutrition for your dog.
Learn how to inform yourself about where your dog food is made and what’s in it before picking up your next bag or can of dog food.
Learn what different snacks mean in human terms when you feed them to your dog.
Grain free dog foods are currently very popular. But are they really healthier for your dog than other types of dog foods? Let’s take a closer look at that question.
Feeding a high quality dog food is one of the most important things you, as a dog parent, can do to keep your dog healthy and active. Learn what constitutes a high quality dog food.
It is important that your dog switch dog food gradually from his current dog food to avoid digestive upset or tummy trouble.
Balance is important in every area of our lives, but for our dogs, balance is most critical when it comes to their nutrition.
Learn how to best treat your dog without spoiling his health.
Pet nutritionist Martin J. Glinksy sorts fact from fiction on nutritional labels and marketing claims.
Learn how to make sure the dog food reviews you are reading are fact-based, unbiased and up-to-date.
Dogs can present challenges to even the best prepared of owners. Here are our picks for the Top 5 Pet Owner Mistakes that may be making your life challenging. Anything sound familiar?
Understanding how to feed your dog properly is critical to his well-being. Get more information about the top misconceptions around your dog's food.
Feeding your dog a high-quality, well-balanced food is one of the best things that you, as a pet parent, can do to keep your dog healthy.
Before you shop for your pet's next meal, keep these label-deciphering ideas in mind.
Learn how to decipher 10 important statements in your dog's food label.
Feeding your dog properly is critical during nursing and pregnancy. Malnutrition can result in low birth weight of the puppies and put them at health risk.
Dogs will quickly gobble up sweet food if given the chance but as a responsible pet parent you need to avoid the temptation to allow this behavior as it could be toxic, even fatal, to your dog.
As in humans, a dog's body and daily activity levels change with age.
Whether you have a new puppy or the dog you've loved for years, caring for your dog properly ensures many happy years together.
Fatty acids help keep your pet's skin and coat healthy and promote a healthy immune system. This article teaches pet parents how to ensure their pets are getting enough omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in their meals.
The hazard of chocolate to your dog depends on the chocolate type, the amount consumed and the dog's size. This article details the toxic component of chocolate, the symptoms of chocolate poisoning, and the types of chocolate that are harmful for dogs.
Feeding your dog table scraps or too many treats can encourage finicky behavior. This article is designed to assist pet parents in understanding dog's eating habits and ways to correct finicky eating behavior.
Just like people, dogs can experience occasional stomach upset.
Did you know being just 20% overweight puts a dog at risk for developing many serious health issues?
Dog parents sometimes blame a new dog food when their dog immediately throws it back up after eating. The connection seems logical, but other factors could point to a different cause rooted in behavior.