dog food


  • Dog Feeding Mishaps Corrected

    Our pooches can experience a range of mealtime side effects such as indigestion, obesity and sickness. Here are quick fixes for nine common doggie dining dilemmas.

  • From Finicky Fido to Chowhound Charlie

    Discover how your dog uses its five senses to experience flavor, and how to make even the pickiest eater go bananas over dinner.

  • Dog Food Goes Natural and Holistic

    New dog food recipes are being formulated with your dog's health in mind, helping dogs stay healthy from the inside out.

  • Global Dog Food Market Trends

    Do dog owners in Europe look for the same qualities in dog food as canine fans in Vietnam? Analysts weigh in on worldwide pet food trends.

  • Size up Your Dog's Food Needs

    How big or small is your dog's breed? From toy to jumbo, size matters when selecting its nourishment.

  • Special Food Choices for Your Senior Dog

    Dogs these days are living longer, healthier lives. If your dog is now a senior, find out how aging affects food consumption -- and how you can help.

  • The Best Meat Meal for Your Dog

    Dog food features a variety of meat options, such as chicken, beef and lamb. But are there nutritional differences, and is one particular meat better for your pet than others?

  • Top Benefits of Senior Dog Food

    Eight is the new 5 for dogs. Find out how senior dog food is helping adult dogs live longer, more productive lives.

  • How You and Your Dog Can Go Green

    Sustainability is the buzzword in the pet food industry now, with decisions affecting everything from ingredients to packaging.

  • Nutrition Essentials for Sporting Dogs

    Does your dog work and play hard? If so, it needs proper fuel to look, perform and feel its best.

  • Healthy Nutrition for Your Senior Dog

    Foods for active, senior canines can promote healthy digestion and help improve immune response, all while fueling your dog's busy day.

  • Dog Food: Then and Now

    Dog food has certainly changed over the years. We look back at the first dog foods, tracing their evolution to today's modern products.

  • Can New Dog Feeders Help Solve Mealtime Problems?

    We look at some of the newest feeders, from slow-down bowls to double-duty Store-N-Feed, to see if they live up to their claims.

  • How to Feed Your Ingredient-sensitive Dog

    Up to twenty-five percent of all dogs suffer from ingredient sensitivities. Now, thanks to new pet food formulations, even such sensitive dogs can enjoy their supper.

  • Organizations That Feed Dogs When Owners Can’t

    Save Our Pets Food Bank, Florida’s Animal Pantry and other organizations help to feed the dogs of owners facing economic and health challenges.

  • 9 Key Ingredients That Nourish Growing Puppies

    High-quality puppy food contains premium ingredients. Here are nine that will help your pup to grow up strong and healthy.

  • Does Your Dog Food Meet AAFCO Standards?

    Learn how to read analysis charts posted by pet food manufacturers to see if your dog's food merits the Association of American Feed Control Officials seal of approval.

  • How to Select Dog Food

    A recent survey shows how Americans choose dog food, and as it turns out, most of us need to change our selection criteria.

  • Dog Food That Maintains Healthy Digestion

    Ingredients in your dog’s food may be the simple solution to its digestive issues. Veterinarians share the best diet tips for healthy digestion.

  • Top Feeding Tips From Dog Owners

    Mealtime for dogs doesn’t just have to be about the food: It can also be a special time for you and your pet. Here are tips from owners on making mealtime memorable for everyone.

  • Your Dog’s Unique Nutritional Needs

    Before making your next dog food purchase, use our checklist to determine if you’re meeting your dog’s particular nutritional needs.

  • Control Your Dog’s Weight With Food

    Do you worry that your dog is too chubby -- or too skinny? Here’s how weight management dog foods can help your dog reach and maintain its proper weight.

  • Help Your Dog Go Green at Mealtime

    Are you actively “green” or looking to become more eco-friendly? Make a positive impact on the environment, starting with your dog’s food and its packaging.

  • What Not to Feed Your Dog

    Certain ingredients and types of foods can actually do more harm than good to your dog. Find out what you should not feed your pet, from a health perspective.

  • 7 Food Ingredients for Your Dog’s Health

    Some dog foods are now specially formulated to protect your dog against common health problems.

  • How Dog Food Is Made and Tested

    From the initial recipe idea to the final product, learn how high-quality dog food is made and how it is then later tested by eager dog volunteers.

  • Dog Food Ingredients: The 4 Essential Groups

    Protein from meat is always a dog favorite. But can you guess what the other key ingredient groups are in quality natural dog foods?

  • Weight Control Dog Foods Evaluated

    A new study has found that weight control foods for dogs vary widely, both in calories and price. Learn what to look for and why “lite,” “light” and “low calorie” aren’t always what they seem.

  • Whet Your Dog’s Appetite With Wet Food

    The term “canned dog food” is all wet: Thanks to new flavors, additions and recipes, many manufacturers now prefer the phrase “wet dog food.” Which of the new products are best for your pet?

  • Is Your “Natural” Dog Food Truly Natural?

    Many dog foods claim to be “natural,” but some products merit that description more than others. This guide will help you find the right pet food for your dog.

  • Play Trivia, Feed Homeless Dogs

    Want to help feed hungry dogs? Start at your very own computer. Grade-schooler Mimi Ausland created, a program that combines fun-and-games trivia with serious charity work.

  • Selecting the Best Kibble for Your Dog

    The perfect crunchy kibble can do everything from promoting your dog's heart health to scrubbing your pet's teeth. Does the dry food you're buying match your dog's needs?

  • Feed Your Breed Right

    Breed- and size-specific foods help ensure that your dog will receive proper nutrition. Make the right food match by looking for your dog's breed in our feeding guide.

  • "Natural" Dog Food Explained

    Did you know that food control officials monitor use of the word "natural" on labels? Here's what to expect when buying natural dog food for your pet.

  • Support Your Puppy's Growth With Proper Nutrition

    Selecting the right food for your puppy can help to ensure years of good health, since this life stage is your dog's most formative. Look for these ingredients.

  • Is It a Good Batch or a Bad Batch?

    Ever wonder why your dog suddenly dislikes a meal it enjoyed last week? Here's what every owner should know about dog food recipes.

  • Food Allergies Can Dog Canines Too

    Dogs have a reputation for gobbling up anything and everything in sight, but this annoyance could cause your pet to have allergic reactions to its food, environment or both.

  • Put Your Dog Food to the Test

    Is your dog getting all of the nutrition it should, along with quality, mouthwatering ingredients? The answer may surprise you.

  • A Dog-centric Look Back at 2008

    Health habits, spending, food choices and more are always changing. Are you following the doggy trends?

  • Seven Indicators of Dog Food Quality

    Is the dog food you're buying helping or hurting your pup? The answer may lie in you pup's appearance.

  • Support Your Puppy's Growth

    What and how you feed your puppy can make all of the difference in your pet's life now and even later as it graduates to adult dog food. Here's what the perfect puppy chow should contain, along with tips on making the most of your pup's mealtime.

  • Can Dog Food Protect Your Pet?

    As evidenced by your food-gulping dog, many pet foods are not only tasty but could help determine Rover's future health.

  • Nine Beneficial Dog Food Ingredients

    New research on foods that promote canine vitality and longevity suggests that eggs, carrots and even apples can contribute to a healthy dog's diet. Learn about these, and other ingredients, and why Mother Nature might be behind the new dog food formulations.

  • Veterinarians Inspire New Dog Foods

    Advances in health care and pet food manufacturing intersect in new dog foods that satisfy, satiate and address canine health concerns.

  • Doggy Dinners Deconstructed

    When and where you feed Fido can be almost as important as what you feed it. Our expert weighs in on the best methods, bowls, placements, timing and more.

  • Pop Quiz: Is Your Dog Eating Properly?

    Are you feeding your dog the right kind of food? Keep your canine fit and svelte with expert chow advice from veterinarian Trisha Joyce.

  • Do French Dogs Get Fat?

    A popular book claims French Women Don't Get Fat, but what about their dogs and the dogs of other cultures outside of the U.S.? Learn if feeding habits differ country by country, and if vive la difference holds true for pooches as well as people.


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