Wet dog food, a.k.a. canned dog food, is not nearly as popular as dry food. The total sales figure for dry pet food in the U.S. last year (more than $12.7 billion) was more than 21/2 times that of wet pet food (almost $4.8 billion). I understand the reasons for this, but wish it wasnt so. Canned food is actually a much healthier diet for dogs than kibble.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began receiving reports in 2006 regarding dogs becoming ill sometimes fatally ill shortly after being fed dried chicken jerky treats. Most, but not all, of the treats mentioned in these reports were made or...Continue Reading
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Properly Socializing Your Puppy
While curiosity and the ability to learn dont have expiration dates, young puppies have an important behavioral sweet spot between the ages of 8 and 16 weeks. During this critical period, your dog builds her impressions and attitudes about what is normal and...Continue Reading
Whole Dog Journal's 2013 Canned Dog Food Review
Price is the most commonly cited reason that people prefer to feed dry food to their dogs; canned food is far more expensive to feed than dry food. Owners of large dogs or multiple dogs rarely feed canned food as anything other than an occasional treat, for this reason alone. Of...Continue Reading
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