Tag Archives: Dry kibble

TRACIE HOTCHNER: WHAT DOES CRUDE PROTEIN REALLY MEAN IN A DRY DOG FOOD?

The most popular blog I’ve ever written was about what “crude protein” really means – and whether the amount of crude protein in kibble is a reliable way to judge the best dog food for your own pooch. So I … Continue reading

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IS YOUR PET’S SKIN AND COAT SUFFERING FROM THE WINTER “BLAHS”?

Dry skin and dandruff may be a reflection of poor hydration. Dry kibble is very low in moisture and pets rarely drink enough water during the day—especially during the cold winter months. Together, this can lead to poor hydration. An … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: HER CAT WILL ONLY EAT HALO IN A CAN FOR DOGS

I think you know by now how strongly I feel about feeding cats only wet food, never dry, because they are obligate carnivores with digestive systems that struggle to deal with the highly processed carbohydrates of bagged food. Between my … Continue reading

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ASK-THE-VET: SHOULD WE ADD KIBBLE TO OUR DOG’S FOOD

Question: If my wife home cooks for our dogs which she does. And she is using the halo vita-mineral mix is that enough vitamins and minerals for our pet’s? She use’s the recipe for spots stews with chicken and turkey … Continue reading

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DOES MY PET NEED CANNED FOOD?

Canned food should be included as part of a healthy pet diet. Dry kibble is very low in moisture and pets are similar to people in that they rarely drink enough water every day—these things lead to constant mild dehydration … Continue reading

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