Nutritional Requirements for Dogs

Proper dog nutrition is not categorized the same for all ages, sizes and breeds. Each breed has its dietary recommendation as well as the suggested number of feedings per day. These recommendations can also be customized according to the size and age group of your dog. However, you can follow some general guidelines in order to provide proper dog nutrition with a balanced diet.

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Presidential Dogs aka First Dogs

The New York Times recently published an article stating that Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin and likely 2016 Presidential candidate, was allergic to dogs.

Mr. Walker, who gives a gloomy stump speech filled with “worry,” perhaps could use a four-legged image softener of his own. But he is allergic to dog dander, an aide confirmed.

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American Jerky Treats May Be Linked to Kidney Disease in Dogs

Once thought to be a problem only when using jerky treats made in China, there have now been reports linking American made jerky treats to a rare kidney disease called acquired Fanconi. One case in particular involves a 2-year-old Yorkshire terrier being treated at Animal Emergency Medical Center in Torrance, California. This dog had been vomiting and experiencing diarrhea for over a week before she was referred to the Center by her regular vet.

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