Nutrition

Nutrition

Raw Dog Food
Raw Dog Food By Debbie Brookham C.P.N. So, you saw your neighbor throw her dog a raw chicken and told you that she’s now feeding her dog raw diet. Maybe you’re thinking that you should be doing the same thing. But before you start throwing fido thawed chicken parts, let’s...
Can Dogs Eat Avocado?
Can Dogs Eat Avocado? The simple answer is yes, in moderation. However, it’s very important to note that the stem, leaves, pit, and peel of an avocado are highly toxic to dogs and humans. The skin of the avocado contains persin, a fungicidal toxin.   The story behind the myth...
Can Dogs Eat Cheese?
Can Dogs Eat Cheese? Cheese Please? Yes, in small amounts it's fine, with some exceptions. Don’t feed cheese if your dog is lactose intolerant, or has a dairy allergy. Try to buy the good stuff, no processed cheese. The cheddar cheese we humans eat, usually contain artificial ingredients.  If your...
Can Dogs Eat Pumpkin?
Can Dogs Eat Pumpkin? Pumpkin is one of Nature’s superfoods that can be enjoyed by dogs, plus it’s a soluble fiber which means it can help sooth irritated bowels. Pumpkin can slow down the digestive tract to help alleviate diarrhea. Pumpkin is also a great source of potassium. Make sure...
Dog Food Recalls
Dog Food Recalls By Debbie Brookham C.P.N. Recalls In U.S. History The largest pet food recall in United States history happened in March of 2007. It involved 180 brands and some of the most prominent companies including Mars Inc., Del Monte, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Purina, and Iam’s Company. A total...
Can Dogs Eat Blueberries?
Can Dogs Eat Blueberries? Yes! Blueberries are filled with antioxidants, a great superfood that humans and our fur kids can consume. Fresh or frozen, blueberries contain vitamins A, C and K along with calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium. Make sure to not give too many blueberries, as it can cause...
Can Dogs Eat Spinach?
Can Dogs Eat Spinach? Spinach, the leafy green vegetable with powerful anti-inflammatory properties is loaded with vitamins K, A & C, iron, and antioxidants. With all that going for it, this vegetable can be a great addition to your furry friends’ diet. Spinach is a great source of fiber and...