Nutrition & Exercise

Nutrition & Exercise
Choosing a good puppy food
I am loo king for advice on how to pick a good puppy food. I would like to hear opinions and why you like certain foods etc. Thanks in Advance. 12 week old chow he came with B eneful puppy food.
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Potato skins
Is it okay to give your dog potato skins...such as sweet potatoes? I have been feeding him regular skins...... now cooking sweet potatoes for tomorrow...... but as I am going thru home cooking reading on the Interenet....there is soooooo much talk about the skins...especially of sweet potatoes.
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DOG NOSE AND EYE SWOLLEN
So my dog has been sneezing a lot recently (past week or so), and it seems to increase when hes outdoors in my backyard. and just this morning i woke up and noticed that his nose was slightly swollen. later i came home and his whole nose and eyes were swollen. his eyes were red.
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My 4month pit is a very picky eater
I've tried blue...she threw it up.tried eukanuba she vomited once.but she loves Purina puppy chow but it makes her bowels runny.what can I give her?
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100 Human Foods For Dogs - Great Guide To Keep Handy
I just finished putting this all together and wanted to share with you! It's a list of the top 100 human foods dogs can and can't eat. It's pretty cool, take a look and let me know what you think! http://nextpup.com/dog-foods/can-dogs-eat-it-cookbook/ Best, Brian
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potato skins?
i have read in posts that potato skins are very bad for dogs period. i have also read in other posts that potato skins are healthy as long as there are no green spots or eyes. anyone know the truth about potato skins?
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Believe In Yourself
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Ruff guide to walking dog in wellies - infographic
Hey guys I thought I would share with you this cool infographics i did on walking your dog in wellies. No spamming intended I would love to get your feedback! Original can be found here: http://www.easy-wellies.co.uk/dog-walking/infographics Thanks!
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Raw Diets the only way to go
Just wanted to let everyone know that I was one of those dog owners that lost 5 young dogs to Menu foods years ago. I got with a vet Dr. TomLonsford who noticed in his small animal practice that the dogs on commercial feed were coming down with abnormal diseases. So he put all his clients on a raw food...
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Crunchy Honey Cinnamon Dog Biscuits
Looking for a fun seasonal treat for your dogs? We just had to share this idea with everyone on community! It is fun, simple and tasty! They sound so good WE want to eat some! :) Crunchy Honey Cinnamon Dog Biscuits Ingredients: 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg...
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Is raw pork OK for dogs?
We have a some feral hog that has been in freezer over a year that we would like to feed the dogs, we plan on cooking the meat. Is it OK to feed the bones raw?
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While working Dodger at home
While working Dodger at home, Maze would do the exercises with us, stating quite loudly that she was not ready to retire from Obedience. So after speaking to my trainer, it was decided that Maze would go back to school. We've spoken to some other students about having Maze in the area, there will...
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Our Beginner Novice debut today wasn't too shabby...
We got a 191 1/2 out of a possible 200, despite me shaking so hard the stewards thought I was going to fall on the figure 8s. LOL We lost points pretty much where I thought we would- I just thought we'd lose a lot more. Somehow, I held it together enough that I didn't cry when we were done.
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im unsure as to how much i should feed my 6 month old boxer/pitbull...
can someone clue me in please...not just on how much i should feed him but everything in general. please
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Well that lasted long..
I retired Maze last season after completing her novice rally O title since I could see that she really didn't enjoy the atmosphere.. So I turned my training focus on to Sandy and Dodger for now while waiting for some tracking classes to open up for Maze. I didn't stop working her, I just didn't...
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Training the Supervised Separation for CGC
I need some tips on how to train for this. Luke and I did the CGC yesterday, and he would have passed if not for this section. I sort of knew going into it that if he was going to fail, this was probably it . I couldn't have asked for better performance on the rest of it. He did everything beautifully...
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Lapphund or English Coonhound folks WANTED
CROSSPOSTED, from the WKC FB Page: I am looking for contacts for Lapphunds and American English Coonhounds, two of the new breeds eligible for Westminster in February. If you know or if you are a breeder, club member, or knowledgable dog person for these two breeds, please contact me directly....
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Parsley
Hi, I have been reading up on parsley and dogs. Does anyone add parsley to their dogs diet? I heard a tablespoon of fresh parsley per day for a medium to large dog. If you do use it, why do you use it and have you noticed an improvement in your dog? How do you feed it? I am considering trying this...
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National Take a Hike Day - TODAY!
Exercise is so important and there is nothing like a fun hike for you and your pooch. We encourage you to get out with them and hike as much as you can, today especially. I am a huge advocate of exercising your dog, keeps the happy and healthy. I try to hike with my dogs at least 2 to 3 times a week...
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The world's most ridiculous agility dog!
Dahlia and I went to a CPE trial last weekend and had a BLAST. She got two Q's (one in Jackpot and one in Standard) and ended up getting a mini-title because of the Standard Q. We're just Level 1 and so we're just sort of figuring this stuff out. Here's my ridiculously happy...
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