HOMEMADE DOG FOOD

Canine Health and Nutrition Information from Dr Ken Tudor.

What’s All the Hype about Fish Oil?

Ken Tudor - Monday, August 19, 2013

Fish Oil is Very Important for Dog FoodEPA (or eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (or docosahexaenoic a cid) are omega-3, polyunsaturated fatty acids. EPA and DHA provide structure and function to all cell membranes. DHA is structurally important for brain and nerve cells, the retinal cells of the eye and skin cells. 

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If I Change Foods, Do I Feed the Same Amount?

Ken Tudor - Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Dog Food Calorie Values VaryCommercial pet food companies are not required to disclose the amount of calories in their pet food on the container label. For 75 years, pet owners have not known how many calories they have been feeding their pets. Since feeding instructions are always in cups or cans, owners assume that the calorie content of pet food brands is roughly the same. Unfortunately that is not the case.  Read more...

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