There is a lot of misconceptions concerning protein and dogs. So let’s start with the basics and learn exactly what protein is and what foods contain the necessary proteins for a healthy dog’s diet.
Some health conditions may call for changes in the diet for your dog. While there are many commercial prescription diets for some health conditions, you can prepare fresh food diets at home. A fresh food diet can provide a variety of foods that can be helpful in insuring the best nutrition and help keep the fussiest dog’s appetite up so he will continue eating.
Diet for Kidney Needs By Lew Olson • May 2004 Newsletter This article addresses how to prepare home made diets for dogs with renal issues. Most kidney problems are diagnosed through routine blood work and urinalysis tests. While the basic information will be outlined in this article, a more detailed account can be found at … Read more
Proteins, Kidneys and Senior Dogs By Lew Olson • April 2003 Newsletter There seems to be a lot of confusion on the topic of protein amounts for dogs and the effects it has on kidney function. Several years ago, the common rule of thumb was to reduce the amount of protein in senior dogs and … Read more