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Make sure your dog gets the right nutrition for their size, age, and lifestyle. Find vet-reviewed guidance about what to feed your dog, foods to avoid, and other dietary tips to keep your dog healthy.

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Food Allergies in Dogs: Types, Signs, and Common Triggers

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Food allergies in dogs are an immune response that can cause skin issues or gastrointestinal discomfort for your pet. Keep reading to learn about the types of food allergies in dogs, common triggers, and how to manage them. What are food allergies in dogs? A food allergy is an overreaction of the immune system that...

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The Gene Behind Increased Appetite in Dogs

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Have you ever wondered why some dogs always seem to be hungry? If you have a food-motivated dog, you’re not alone. It turns out that genetics may offer clues behind food motivation, and understanding the science can help you manage your dog’s increased appetite more effectively. In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at...

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Dog Gut Health Explained

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Many different factors affect dog gut health, including diet, nutrition, genetics, and infectious diseases. All of these factors play a role in regulating the bacteria that live inside your dog’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract, which in turn affect their digestive health. Knowing how to maintain your dog’s gut health and what signs to watch for can...

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Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Other Gut Health Supplements for Dogs

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With so many gut health supplements for dogs available today, it can be hard to know which one to choose. Here, we’ll explain the different types of digestive supplements, including probiotics for dogs, and when to use them to support your dog’s gut health. What are gut health supplements for dogs? Gut health supplements for...

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3 Ways to Help Your Dog Slow Down When Eating

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Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links, meaning that Embark may receive a small commission if you make a purchase. All linked products have been reviewed by a veterinarian.  Most dogs love their food. If your dog is highly food motivated, you’ve probably seen them gulp down a treat or a bowl of food and wondered...

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Can Dogs Eat Turkey and Other Thanksgiving Foods?

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The holidays are coming, and it’s natural for dog lovers to want to include their canine companions in the festivities. But as hard as it can be to resist those puppy-dog eyes when they’re gazing longingly at the turkey, stuffing, and sweet potatoes on the table, those tasty treats may not be the best for...

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Can Dogs Eat Shrimp?

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If you have a new dog or puppy, you probably have hundreds of questions about how to give them the best care. Chief among those — what is safe for your dog to eat? In this article, you’ll learn how your dog can safely eat shrimp.  Shrimp is one of the most popular seafoods in...

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Can Dogs Eat Popcorn?

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Can dogs eat popcorn? Like many fruits, popcorn is an easy-to-make snack that is found in almost every home. As every pup parent knows, what is eaten at home is frequently shared with the family dog as a treat. When settled in with a big bowl of popcorn in front of the TV, should popcorn...

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What Fruits Can My Dog Eat?

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Considering how acute a dog’s sense of smell is, imagine how enticing an aromatic bowl of fresh fruit must be to them. While fruit is high in fiber, an excellent source of vitamins and minerals, and contains antioxidants, if you feed your dog a high-quality dog food that’s appropriate for their age and size, you’re...

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Can Dogs Eat Eggs?

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Generally speaking, eggs are good for any breed of dogs, unless they’ve developed an allergy. They’re a nutrient-dense food containing high quality protein, iron, fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins, all things canines need to stay healthy. However, according to the American Kennel Club, dogs should only get eggs as an occasional treat, not as their...

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Can Dogs Eat Nuts?

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Nuts are generally a great healthy snack for humans. They’re full of protein and healthy fats that provide fuel for us. Naturally, many dog owners want to know, “Can dogs eat nuts?” Dogs may enjoy nut-based snacks as special treats, but some nuts can be toxic to them, and some can lead to severe health...

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Homemade Dog Treats Your Pup Will Love

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Here are three dog-friendly recipes you can whip up with common ingredients around the house. Safety note:  For recipes containing peanut butter, check the nutrition info to see if xylitol is an ingredient. Xylitol is used as a sweetener in some food products and can be harmful to dogs even in small quantities. Generally, all-natural...

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