Posts in "Dog Diet"

5 Dangerous Dog Treat Additives to Avoid

Recently, I was talking with a friend and she told me she’d discovered that a particular brand of dog food (a famous brand) coated their food with arsenic as a preservative. Yep, you read that right. Arsenic. How can a major pet food brand get away with such a thing? Well, they can. The company… Read more

How Much Protein Does Your Pooch Really Need?

As a savvy pet parent, you’re probably aware that dog nutrition is a hotly-debated topic. In fact, how much protein your dog needs may be one of the most misunderstood elements of a dog’s diet. If your dog doesn’t get enough, he may be lethargic or his coat won’t be shiny and healthy. Too much… Read more

Dog Treat Alternatives For Your Allergy Ridden Pup

Your pup has been scratching, itching, biting and just won’t stop. Believe it or not, this could be a sign of allergies. Allergies aren’t just in humans, but are also common in our four-legged friends. Food allergies happen when your dog’s immune system thinks a particular food or ingredient is harmful to their system. In… Read more

4 Single Ingredient Treats ANY Dog Will Love

Something we pride ourselves on here at pet snacks, is that our treats are single ingredient. What you see, is what you get… When you line them up next to the most “popular” pet treats on the market, it’s like comparing junk food to a kale shake. Pet snacks being the kale shake. And over… Read more

Feed This Not That…for a Healthy Dog 

Do you know what you should be feeding your dog? If you’re a dog loving pet parent, you’ve probably seen a lot of conflicting information about the types of food a healthy dog needs to eat to maintain optimum health. After all, some people swear by raw meat and see massive health improvements, then some people… Read more

The Truth about Omega 3’s for Dogs

Do you know there is a type of fat essential to the health and well-being of your dog? They’re called omega 3 fatty acids and they affect your dog from head to tail at the cellular level. Omega 3 fatty acids are often called the “good fats” and they include 3 essential fats that go… Read more

Dog Nutrition Tips Every Dog Lover Should Know

You know good nutrition is essential for everyone but sometimes it gets confusing. Should your dog eat grain or raw meat? Does your pet have food sensitivity? What about dairy? However, you know every dog needs a balanced diet for optimal health.  Your dog’s body absorbs nutrients from the food he eats. Those nutrients provide… Read more

Why You Should Choose Grain Free For Your Dogs!

Grain-free treats for dogs have been popping up at pet shops and across the web for years. But how do you know which ones are the highest quality for your dog? You might even ask yourself WHY grain-free treats anyway? Unless your pet is allergic to grains, does it really matter? In a few minutes… Read more

7 Surprising Superfoods –Your Dog Should Be Eating

Dog food is intriguing, worrying and often confusing isn’t it? It’s easy to believe that our dogs must only eat kibble and treats created by manufacturers in order to stay healthy. That’s simply not true though and to dispel the myth read on to learn some smart fresh doggy superfoods to keep your dog healthy,… Read more