HEALTH/FEEDING

WHAT ARE YOU FEEDING YOUR DOG?

WHAT TO FEED...DID YOU KNOW?

  • Did you know that Grains feed Yeast. But, Yeast and Allergy symptoms aren't caused by grains, they're caused by Starches. The most common and highest amount of starches found in dog food are: Corn, Potato (White & Sweet), Wheat, Peas and Oatmeal. The problem with kibble is..they can't make it without Starch. Starch is not only a cheap source, but it's necessary to hold the kibble together.

  • Did you know that the oldest dog on record was a 29 year old cattle dog named Bluey from Victoria, Australia? Blueys regime was certainly noteworthy, in that his owners fed him significant amounts of emu and kangaroo meat.

  • Did you know that Dogs have fewer taste buds than humans which is why they rely more on the smell of food rather than the taste.

We have been feeding a Raw Diet to our dogs for years and couldn't be happier with the results. There isn't anything that could be healthier for your dog. If you are looking to take this step, congratulations on making your dog healthier. But, do your research first!!! The 1st thing we suggest is to join this Raw Feeding group: Raw Feeding for Dogs and Cats There are thousands of people from all over the world in this group and if you have any kind of question, it can be answered here! Below are some great sites to learn from as well. Good Luck!

Check out our friends at HEALTHYPITBULL.COM for some great information on feeding Raw and other useful information to help keep your Pit Bull Healthy!

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HEAT STROKE:

Dogs don’t sweat the way we do – they only have sweat glands in their nose and pads of their feet. And their only real recourse when they are overheating is to pant, which sometimes isn’t enough. Add to that the fact that their bodies are covered in fur and their paws are usually in direct contact with hot concrete or asphalt … and well, it’s easy to see how they can get much hotter than we can – fast.

And since heatstroke can quickly lead to irreversible damage to major organs like the kidneys, liver, heart, brain – and can even cause death – it’s important to know the signs. Read more.....