Tag Archives: dog food

6 tips for the safe storage and handling of dog food

As responsible pet owners, we put a lot of thought into our dogs’ food. We do research and do our best to buy our pets the food that we think will be of most benefit to them. But have you ...

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Q & A: Lack of appetite in dogs

Q: Why won’t my dog eat his food? A: Your dog may go off his food for a number of different reasons. It may be a physical reason – he may be sick, in pain, have an infection, have parasites, ...

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Q & A: Food fight

Q: What to do if our older dog takes away our puppy’s treats? A: For dogs food is a ‘primary resource’, which means that food is really important. The ‘better’ the food tastes to the dog, the ‘higher value’ it ...

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What human food do to our pets’ bodies

A rather amusing little scenario played out in my house a while ago. While preparing dinner, I dropped a cooked brussels sprout. My Chihuahua ran at lightning speed to grab it before I could pick it up. And, seeing the ...

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6 tips for the safe storage and handling of dog food

As responsible pet owners, we put a lot of thought into our dogs’ food. We do research and do our best to buy our pets the food that we think will be of most benefit to them. But have you ...

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The differences between expensive and less costly brands

With so many types of pet food available on the market, it can be daunting to choose a specific food for your beloved pet. Not only can you choose from different brands in the pet shop and vet shop, but ...

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Differences between expensive and less costly brands

With so many types of pet food available on the market, it can be daunting to choose a specific food for your beloved pet. Not only can you choose from different brands in the pet shop and vet shop, but ...

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6 Tips for keeping pet food fresh

As responsible pet owners, we put a lot of thought into our dogs’ food. We do research and do our best to buy our pets the food that we think will be of most benefit to them. But have you ...

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Recall of Hills dog food

As a responsible pet magazine, it has come under Animaltalk magazine’s attention that Hill’s Pet Nutrition voluntary recalled some canned dog food batches. This was done due to the higher levels of vitamin D found in these batches. To find ...

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Human food for pets: the good and the bad

We are often advised not to share our food with our pet. But, are there human foods that our pets can benefit from? Dr Anne Fraser of the Ladybrand Dierekliniek gave us a breakdown of the effects of certain human ...

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