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Human Grade Dog Food: What You Should Know

In a world of commercial pet food industry-specific jargon that is often incomprehensible to the average dog owner, the term “human grade,” which is...
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DIY Gifts for Dogs: Healthy Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

Looking for a special gift for a friend – or, better yet, a friend’s dog? We've put together this helpful gift guide for dogs,...
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Whole Dog Journal’s 2022 Approved Canned Dog Foods

Here you’ll find a list of pet food companies that make the kind of foods that meet our canned dog food selection criteria. We’ve included ALL the information we gathered from each company on our approved foods list. Here’s the most exciting part about the table, however: It’s a searchable database that you can use to find appropriate foods for your dog!
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How to Choose Canned Dog Food: What You Should Know

"What should I feed my dog?” It’s the most common question that I am asked. I wish I had the ability to magically know...
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5 Tips for Food-Stuffed Dog Toys

Enrichment toys for dogs are popular, and for several good reasons. They can be great boredom busters, helping to channel a dog’s energy into...

Whole Dog Journal’s 2022 Approved Freeze-Dried/Dehydrated Dog Foods

Those of you who have ventured into the dried-food aisle (literally or metaphorically) have discovered “dried” diets that are as convenient as kibble (shelf-stable, not requiring freezing or refrigeration) and made with ingredients that are as high in quality as fresh/frozen foods. This rapidly growing category includes diets that blended fresh ingredients and then freeze-dried, […]

What You Need to Know About Dehydrated and Freeze-Dried Dog Food

Rehydrate these meat-rich dry diets to make them a complete and balanced meal for your dog, or feed them dry as treats. Either way, your dog will love them.

Food For Thought: Canine Obesity

Canine obesity has reached epidemic proportions, and it’s clear that one contributing factor has to do with the close relationship we have with our...
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Can Dogs Eat Strawberries?

Strawberry season will soon be here again. Fresh, sweet and juicy, the berries are perfect plain, in pies, smoothies and homemade ice creams. They’re...
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Dog Training Treats

Whole Dog Journal is known for its in-depth, frank annual reviews of dry and wet dog food – but we rarely review dog treats....

How Long To Feed Puppy Food?

If there is one thing that everyone knows, it’s that you have to start out puppies on puppy food. And then at some point...
Can Dogs Eat Asparagus?

Can Dogs Eat Asparagus?

Asparagus comes into season each spring making it an ideal addition for everything from omelets to salads but can dogs eat asparagus?

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Boone Has Lost His Off-Leash Privileges

I walk with my dogs in a number of locations in my local “wildlife area,” which consists of thousands of acres of land surrounding...