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Download The Full November 2023 Issue PDF

  • Ataxia Attack
  • Dietary Fiber For Dogs
  • Getting Dressed? Yes!
  • Canine Cataracts
  • Drop It Right There, Pal
  • Take Your Dog Shopping
  • Looking For Librela
  • The Wrong Class?
  • No More Nipping

Download The Full October 2023 Issue PDF

  • Why You Should Can It
  • WDJ’s Approved Canned Dog Food List
  • How To Give A Pill
  • Chaos At The Door?
  • The Best Dog Gates
  • Canine Influenza
  • Types of Training
  • The Best Training Treats For Puppies
  • Starting From Scratch
canned dog food

Whole Dog Journal’s 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!

Download The Full September 2023 Issue PDF

  • Care for Heat Stroke
  • Found a Stray Dog?
  • Boundary Training
  • Rope Toys are Dangerous
  • Worms and Deworming
  • Dental Extractions
  • Confidence-Building
  • Stuck in the Middle
  • Teach Your Dog to Heel
  • Best Dogs for Seniors
  • The Agony of Dog Feet

Download The Full July-August 2023 Issue

  • Lyme Disease
  • Puppies and Kids
  • Kennel Cough
  • Still Feeding Puppy Food?
  • Prevent Broken Nails
  • Find a Great Trainer
  • Anesthesia Recovery
  • Paw Protection
  • Crying All Night?

Download The Full June 2023 Issue PDF

  • Fresh Kibble?
  • A Sudden Tilt
  • Managing Bitey Puppies
  • Top Dog-Walking Gear
  • Weirdly Colored Poop
  • Alternatives to “Cones”
  • The Hand that Feeds
  • Mushroom Poisoning
  • Prepare for your Puppy
  • Shaving Against Advice
  • Foam with his Coughing
Many of these foods are sold directly by the manufacturer, some by subscription. A few of the largest and oldest companies’ products can be found in chain pet supply stores, but the majority of these foods are sold in independent pet supply stores that specialize in premium or “holistic” foods.

Whole Dog Journal’s 2023 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, dehydrated, or air-dried the result, as well as products that were made by combining already dried ingredients. 

Download The Full May 2023 Issue PDF

  • Words Matter
  • Intestinal Blockages
  • Freeze-Dried and Airdried Diets Reviewed
  • Dog-Reactive Dogs
  • Causes of Seizures
  • Soy in Dog Food
  • Noise Fears and Phobias
  • Training a Deaf Dog
  • Housetraining Failed?

Download The Full April 2023 Issue PDF

  • Car Safety for Dogs
  • Food Aggression
  • “Swamp Cancer”
  • “Board and Train”
  • Socializing your Puppy with other Dogs
  • Bacterial Folliculitis
  • Diet for a Small Dog
  • Collar or Harness?
  • Swimming Lessons
  • Hip Dysplasia

Download The Full March 2023 Issue PDF

  • Dewclaw Disagreement
  • Rodenticide Poisoning
  • Socialize your Puppy
  • Canine Acupuncture
  • Loose Dog Coming
  • Help a Choking Dog
  • Won’t Eat from a Bowl?
  • Pet Health Insurance

Download The Full February 2023 Issue PDF

  • WDJ’s Selections for the Best Dry Dog Foods
  • Approved Dry Dog Foods for 2023
  • Don’t Bring Your Dog!
  • Medications for Chronic Canine Anxiety
  • In Need of Therapy
  • On-Leash Aggression

Download The Full January 2023 Issue PDF

  • Gear of the Year
  • Meet Your Dog’s Needs
  • Ear Cropping
  • An Anxious Groom
  • Off-Leash Training
  • Diffusing Essential Oils
  • The 3-3-3 Myth
  • Skin Lesions and Cancer
  • Chatter of Fact

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Aggression at Dog Parks

We’ve all got stories about terrible things that we’ve seen or heard about that happened at a dog park. I would argue that there are just as many potentially aggressive humans at these parks as there are dogs who exhibit aggressive behavior.