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Reading Time: 4 minutes Don’t Use Cheap Calories from UNNATURAL Sources For Your Pets Coconut Oil Is Not Good For Your Dog. The only time you would turn to coconut for a primary dietary
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Reading Time: 4 minutes “..there is NO single, correct way to vaccinate a puppy” Nancy Kerns from the whole Dog Journal says it best, “Many people are surprised when they learn that there is
Reading Time: 4 minutes Many dogs love to eat table scraps, but there are several foods and spices your dog should avoid. Often we season our food with salt and pepper. While salt is safe for dogs to eat in small amounts, many pet owners want to know if their dogs can eat black pepper.
It is generally safe for your dog to eat black pepper, but you want them only to consume small amounts. We’ll explain how black pepper can affect your dog and some things to look out for when feeding your dog table scraps.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Potatoes are nutritious root vegetables that provide essential nutrients and starches. But can dogs eat yams, sweet potatoes, and potatoes? That depends on the potato and whether it has been cooked.
Potatoes are a common ingredient in commercial dog foods because of their minerals and vitamins that can improve your dog’s health and coat. But yams and potatoes must be cooked and given to your dog in small amounts. We’ll cover six facts you need to know before feeding yams to your dog.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Adding fiber to your dog’s diet is essential to improve your dog’s health. The Whole Dog Journal reports that fiber provides valuable nutrients to the colon’s cells and bacteria. Fiber can also prevent the absorption of some toxins. Rogue Pet Science prides itself on health and nutrition education for dogs – we know a thing or two about high fiber dog food. Below we list some great brand options that can be found in most pet stores, and some of the best natural sources of fiber.
Reading Time: 4 minutes You have a darling puppy and are ready to start training your new family member to walk on a leash. But when is the best time to leash train your puppy, and what is the best method? We’ll give you the best tips for leashing training a puppy the right way.
Reading Time: 5 minutes “Speaking” is an entertaining trick that generally proves popular with friends and family! This article will walk you through each step of teaching your dog how to bark on command, beginning first with training your dog to stop barking on cue.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Bonding with a loved dog can be one of the most beautiful and fulfilling experiences a person can have. You only want the best for your fuzzy friend, so you must know how to train and care for them properly. Take a peek at this top ten list of the best dog training books on the market for 2021.
Reading Time: 7 minutes A growing trend and popular among trainers is to train your dog using a foreign language. Because Germany is the third-highest producing country of dog breeds, many owners and trainers like to train their dogs to respond to German dog commands instead of English. There are actually several benefits of training your dog to respond to a foreign language.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Owning a horse can be very satisfying, but you should know the costs associated with buying and maintaining a healthy, thriving horse before you purchase a horse. We’ll break down those costs to help you determine if purchasing a horse is right for you.
Reading Time: 4 minutes When you picture a horse, what coat color do you think of? Most people think of a bay, red, or black horse — those are the three most common base coats. But, there’s a massive variety of horse coat colors ranging from plain to eye-catching.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Equine protozoal myeloenencephalitis (EPM) in horses is a neurologic disease spread by a parasite, Sarcocystis neurona, that attacks a horse’s spinal cord and brain. Sarcocystis neurona can seriously damage the central nervous system, resulting in short- or long-term damage or even death if not caught and treated early.