Dog food is the most important and most basic decision you'll ever make for your dog, so please take the time to read Carol Gravestock-Taylor's article below and take a look at Earl Wolfe's Dog Food Comparison Charts and The Animal Advocate below.
|DOG EAT DOG - WHAT'S INSIDE THE FOOD WE FEED
By Carol Gravestock-Taylor
This article is somewhat offensive, and it's meant to be. I think you will be surprised as you read about what a lot of dog food companies put in their dog food--and it's legal! Read about the differences between animal grade dog foods and human grade dog foods.
|UNDERSTANDING DOG FOODS AND DOG FOOD LABELS
Earl Wolfe of WolfPak Dobermans put a tremendous amount of work into explanations of terms and what they mean on dog food labels. There are extensive food charts for many many dog food brands as well that you can use to compare the different dog foods.
|WHAT *NOT* TO FEED YOUR DOG (FOODSTUFFS)
By Deborah Burton
This is a list of food items that are not good for your dog to eat.
|A GREAT DIET FOR YOUR DOG
By Deborah Burton
Does your dog need to lose some weight? Then read this!
|NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION ON VEGETABLES
Taken from a wonderful site--Home Arts, The Kitchen Counter
Find out which vegetables are better for your dog (and you)!
|THE ANIMAL ADVOCATE
At this web site, William D. Cusick provides pet owners with facts about dog nutrition, addresses the issue of dog breed specific nutritional requirements, gives definitions for wording used on dog food labels, looks at AAFCO testing and provides an alternative to feeding your dog commercial all-breed food. This site has information about pet foods and animal nutrition so that pet owners can make an intelligent choice between foods and feed their pet CORRECTLY.
This is a wonderful alternative to buying dog food--William D. Cusick will formulate a food specifically for your dog, taking his/her breed, sex, age, weight, activity level, source of water, information on living environment, and information on the medical history of the animal into consideration. Preparing a week's worth of food for your dog will only take an hour! This alternative is also cost-effective. It should cost you around the same as buying a premium dog food. If you wish to take advantage of this service, please go directly to this page.