Feeding Dogs
Is Not Exactly Rocket Science

You will find hundreds of websites about feeding dogs. There is more information on this topic than you could ever read in your lifetime. So this page about dog food strives to simplify the topic for you. Let's not make the thing harder than it has to be. Let's let our common sense guide us.

Below you will find the topic of feeding dogs broken down into three categories. Make your choice and click on the links provided. Then you will find more information and resources that will help you make the best choice.

The state of your dog's health is directly related to the quality of dog foods eaten. Learning a bit about the history of dogs can help you make a better choice too. Mother Nature certainly has it all figured out. It's fascinating!

feeding dogsMake better food choices for your dog

What Do Dogs Eat?

  • Commercial dry dog foods also known as dog kibble. This is the category of dogfood most people use to feed their dog. It is convenient, keeps for a long time and covers many price points. Depending on your budget and lifestyle, you will find a commercial dry dog food that fits your needs. However, it may not fit the needs of your dog. So learn more about dog food brands on this page about dry dog food kibble.
  • Homemade dog food is becoming more popular these days.  Many people are realizing that our pet dogs need real food too. Good! Homemade dog food is simple to prepare, cost efficient if you look for specials at the grocery store, and can be made in larger batches and frozen for convenience. However, the heat from cooking destroys some nutrients and enzymes, so arm yourself with some excellent recipes to cover all dog nutrition bases. Learn more about making dog food on this page about homemade dog food.
  • Raw dog food is becoming all the rage these days. More and more people are ' raw feeding dogs '. I'm in love with this idea, and of course have been feeding our dogs raw for many years. Since dogs are carnivores, meat eaters by species nature, this is obviously the best way to go. However, it's not as simple as just throwing your dog a steak.  I have tried to make a hot topic simple for you, on this page about raw dog food.

Feeding Dogs For Good Health
Is All About
Maximum Dog Nutrition

Although I am a raw feeder myself, I fully realize that not everyone will be able to, or even want to, feed their dog a raw food diet. Each of us must make the best choice possible based on our own lifestyle circumstances.

Knowledge is power so simply educate yourself as best you can about dog foods and canine nutrition requirements. As a place to  start, why not learn more about what natural dog food really means? You will often see the words ' all natural ' on a bag of dog food. Is this really true? Well, of course not! That's called ' marketing '. Common sense will tell you that. If it comes in a bag, box or can, it's not natural. So look friends, feeding dogs doesn't have to be as hard as you're probably making it.

Simply feed the best dogfood you can afford. Food that costs less, is cheap for a reason. It will contain cheap ingredients that won't help your dog. This is not hard to figure out. Medium priced food will be a little better, and will contain somewhat better ingredients. Not great, but better. Expensive, premium grade dog food will contain the best ingredients, but you will pay for this. That makes sense, doesn't it? You get what you pay for. You might want to consider some healthier dog treats while you're at it.

Helpful Tips for Feeding Dogs

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