Ultimate Dog

2022

Prescription Dog Food

Are Prescription Diets for Dogs Worth the Money?

If prescription diets for dogs aren’t actually prescriptions, should you listen to your vet when they recommend them? In this article, we’ll take a closer look at veterinary diets to determine what about them is beneficial, what is dangerous, and how you can better support your ailing dog’s health through nutrition.

dog anxiety

Dog Anxiety: The Brain-Gut Connection

Gut health is a crucial biological factor in the issue of dog anxiety. If their brain is not producing the necessary chemicals to make them feel safe and calm, their emotional responses (and therefore behaviors) will continue to be the same no matter how many environmental factors we address.

kibble toppers

How to Improve Your Dog’s Kibble-Based Diet

The results showed dogs fed the standard diet had more yearly veterinarian visits on average, and their owners reported gastrointestinal, mobility, and behavioral issues at higher rates than owners feeding the alternative two diets. The most commonly reported health issue among the dogs in the study that were fed the commercial diet was gastrointestinal trouble, followed by problems with bones and muscles. 

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