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Can Dogs Eat Horseradish?

A favorite condiment for humans, horseradish gives everything from steak to deviled eggs an extra kick and boasts some potential benefits for...

Dog Food Myth-Busting

When you consider the bitter disagreements among human nutrition experts about the value of or harm from various types of diets – vegan, vegetarian,...

Whole Dog Journal’s Approved Dry Dog Foods for 2021

Below, we’ve listed more than 50 companies that collectively make more than 1,000 different dry dog foods that meet our selection criteria. To think that these foods make up a fraction of the dog food sold in North America is a testament to the massive size of the industry – estimated to have sold $31 […]

Can Dogs Eat Oranges?

We want the best not only for ourselves but for our pups too. If oranges have benefits for humans, it’s natural to wonder if they can help our pets stay safe, healthy and prolong their lives. But not everything humans eat is safe for dogs.

Savor The Flavor: Slow Feeder Device Test

Can your dog make an entire bowl of food disappear faster than you can say, “Bon appétit?” Has he ever inhaled a bowl of...

Whole Dog Journal’s 2020 Approved Wet Dog Foods

Were you aware that dogs don’t have a biological requirement for carbohydrates? The fact that this bit of trivia sounds so crazy is a testament to how thoroughly we all take carbohydrate-laden kibble for granted. But it’s true: Dogs require protein and fat, but they can live and thrive quite well without any carbs at […]

The Many Benefits Of Pumpkin

Here are a few things to keep in mind before feeding your dog pumpkin.

Which Type of Dog Food is Best?

What kind of dog food is best? Is canned food healthier than kibble? Does a homemade dog food diet require as much work as it appears to? Whole Dog Journal developed a very comprehensive pros and cons chart for various dog food options you may be considering. Remember: no one dog food is best for all dogs! Consider your dog's lifestyle and needs and use this chart to help you decide what kind of food your dog should eat.

How Much Should You Feed Your Dog?

A year or so ago, I was taking pictures at a “teen dog social,” which was attended by some 6-month-old dogs I had last...

Dog Food Manufacturers

Many of you are already aware that some pet food companies own and operate their own manufacturing facilities and some of them do not....

Meat and Meat Meal: Sorting Through Animal Protein Sources

A few years ago, we added a new column to the chart full of information that we publish in our annual “approved dry dog...

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(The Muppet Movie, 1979)
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