Dog nutrition

The saying goes “you are what you eat” and this is also true for dogs, who need a carefully balanced, wholesome diet to lead a long and healthy life.

Your dog’s diet not only plays a key role in keeping their teeth, bones, coat and internal organs healthy, but can also have a significant impact on their energy levels. That’s why it’s so important to ensure you’re feeding your dog the right sort of food, as well as the right amount of food, based on their life stage, general health and lifestyle.

Here you can learn all the basics of canine nutrition, including what constitutes a healthy canine diet and information around toxic foods, dog treats and obesity.


Obesity in dogs

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) estimates that 54% of dogs in the United States are clinically overweight or obese, (that’s 42 million dog