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How Much Food Should I Feed My Dog?

1 month ago   |   By Bark Post

For Pups With Short Attention Spans... How much to feed your dog will depend on age, weight, activity level, and general health concerns. It's best to consult the feeding chart on your chosen brand of dog food for portion size, and then break that up into 2-3 even meals per day. Additionally, your dog's diet should be considerate of how much exercise they get per day, as well as how many treats you sneak in.
If you ask your dog, meal time is any time you set foot in the kitchen. Just like us, dogs don't only eat when they're hungry-as natural scavengers, they're ready to eat whenever...
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WSAVA Dog Food Nutrient Profiles

WSAVA Dog Food Nutrient Profiles

1 month ago   |   By Bark Post

For Pups With Short Attention Spans... WSAVA stands for the World Small Animal Veterinary Association. This organization has a stringent set of standards to approve of food that already meets AAFCO qualifications. In addition to nutrient profile, these standards include consumer testing, nutritional studies, company transparency, and nutritionist input. Although these standards are well intentioned, they require many resources for companies to complete and thus only major dog food players have met WSAVA approval with many boutique brands left without. However, if your dog food meets AAFCO...
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AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles

AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles

1 month ago   |   By Bark Post

For Pups With Short Attention Spans... AAFCO stands for the Association of American Feed Control Official. They provide a set of guidelines that reputable dog food brand follow in order to help consumers understand the purpose and nutrient profiles of their chosen dog food. Look for the “Complete and Balanced” label to be sure your food meets the standards of the AAFCO.
Perhaps you and your family have just chosen to adopt your first pup and you're taking a plunge into relevant research. Or maybe your adolescent Boston terrier's darling, enormous eyes are trying to tell you he doesn't feel...
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