Every dog parent knows that they need to stay up-to-date with the latest news in the world of canines. These are the parents of dogs, young and old, who understand the importance of learning more about how to keep their four-legged love healthy and happy. So, with posts from about questions to ask when adopting a dog to how to keep senior dogs feeling young, here are the top 5 dog health and nutrition blogs.
Fidose of Reality
Fidose of Reality is owned by Carol Bryant. While being interviewed on Gayle King's radio show, Carol was introduced as “a dog lover of the highest order.” Carol's online magazine dog blog provides a wealth of health and wellness information designed for pet parents who go above and beyond for their dogs. Her goal is to learn and pass on valuable information that will help dogs live a happier, healthier life. Her blog is packed with fun and interesting posts. One of our favorite posts from Fidose of Reality is “How to keep senior dogs feeling young.”
Keep The Tail Wagging
If you are searching for information packed dog blog, you won't have to look any further than Keep The Tail Wagging. This all about dogs blog was started by Kimberly Gauthier in 2012 and includes engaging information on topics such as training tips, health, nutrition and a ton more. The content is always fresh and up-to-date. Kimberly is passionate about feeding her dogs healthy, nutritious meals and has turned to feeding her dogs a raw diet. Kimberly provides detailed, easy to follow information for those who are interested in changing to a raw diet for their dogs. We have several favorite posts on Keep the Tail Wagging, including “Is Hemp for Dogs the New Coconut Oil?”
The Wholistic Vet
The Wholistic Vet is natural remedies blog devoted strictly to dogs. The site is owned and maintained by Dr. Coger, a specialist vet at Bloomingrove Veterinary Hospital in New York. There are numerous tips and articles on the site, all of which are well researched and informative. Dr. Coger specializes in treating senior dogs who are suffering with arthritis, so there is a complete section dealing with this topic. One of our favorite posts on The Wholistic Vet is “How to Thank Your Dog.”
SlimDoggy is the site to go to if you are looking for the best ways to fight canine obesity. The site is maintained by a group of dog lovers who have been involved with dog rescues for several years. Their goal is to research and provide valuable information about how to have happy and healthy dogs. The site is packed with lots of great information, including one of our favorite posts, “DOGA- Yoga for Dogs.”
Pawcurious is maintained by Dr. Jessica Vogelsang, or Dr. V as she is known to her patients. Dr. V started her website as a way to share her love of animals. The site has quickly become one of the most entertaining and informative blogs related to healthy living for dogs. She uses her experience with veterinary medicine and her love for pets to create a wide range of information, from pet health to cooking for pets. One of our favorite posts on Pawcurious is “Heat Stroke is no Joke.”
Remember you know your dog better than anyone, so never underestimate your instincts. If you have concerns about the health and well-being of your dog, take him/her to the vet as soon as possible.