May 2019

High-Calorie Dog Food: Best Possible Options to Help Your Pet Gain Weight

Most dogs have no difficulty gulping any food that is put in front of them. Because of overeating and snacking, they are notoriously known for gaining weight quickly. And just like humans, dogs throughout their lives are susceptible to weight fluctuations. And for most dog owners, keeping their pup from becoming overweight is a constant battle. But what to do if the opposite is your main concern?

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Can Dogs Eat Shrimp? Cooked or Raw? With or Without Tails?

If you’re a dedicated seafood enthusiast, it would be impious to stroll along the shoreline without indulging in a platter of shrimps. Freshly captured shrimp is juicy and tender in flavor, and whether you like it cold and covered with a cocktail sauce or boiled and sprinkled with citrus juice, this is a light dish ideal for any time. And most likely you will be tempted to share the treat you love so much with your four-legged friend. But will it be a good idea?

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Glucosamine for Dogs: Why, How Much and When to Take It?

Just like humans, many dogs are suffering from arthritis, mainly as they grow old. This painful disease happens when the cartilage, the cushioning between the bones, starts to shrink and wear away and the tops of the bones begin to press against each other. It can be triggered by injury, illness, or wear off with age. While there is no remedy for arthritis, some medications may reduce suffering and enhance mobility. Glucosamine is one of the most popular treatments. Glucosamine and other joint supplements for dogs Glucosamine, a naturally occurring compound, is one of the most common over-the-counter medications used...

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Dogs That Don’t Shed: Your Ultimate Guide to Hair Free Couches

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Dog’s hair… probably one of a few downsides of owning a pup… It’s getting everywhere! Not only does it get messy, but for many people, allergies are also a factor. What’s the potential solution? A dog that doesn’t shed. Or shed less, at least. This post features a list of dog breeds that don’t shed to come to rescue you and your couches and more information you have to learn about shedding (or not).

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Can Dogs Eat Mashed Potatoes?

Potatoes are high in vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium, and folate. These vitamins and minerals promote your dog’s immune system, nervous system, helps to absorb other nutrients, and more. It sounds like an excellent food to share with your pup, right?  But let’s try to dig deeper. So, can dogs have mashed potatoes? Yes, they can. Technically. But keep a few significant cautions in mind. Mashed potatoes are not terrible for dogs, but they are not necessarily good for them either. This dish doesn’t give many extra nutrients to your dog. And your pup is probably much better off eating...

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Can Dogs Eat Banana Chips?

Fresh bananas can do some good for dogs since they have an amazing quantity of potassium, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. These vital fatty acids are important for good health, silky coat and also useful in coping with canine allergy and heart illness. But are these fantastic benefits still in place when fruit turned into chips?

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Can Dogs Eat Mayo?

When it comes to those not quite natural or healthy condiments like mayonnaise, we know we have to watch our portion sizes, and well, we probably understand that it’s better to ditch mayo at all. This is one junk food that still can eat in moderation (and survive). But should our animals also eat it?

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