Posts tagged "breed specific diets"

Breed Specific Diets Matter

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While all dogs are individuals – and it’s true – a dog is a dog is a dog – Labrador Retrievers and Beagles and West Highland White Terriers, for example, are all different too. All breeds were developed for different purposes, and have some very specific needs. Royal Canin nutritionist Dr. Jill Cline agrees, and... Read more »

Do Breed Specific Diets Make Sense?

Do Breed Specific Diets Make Sense?
Nutritionist Dr. Jill Cline of Royal Canin talks on Steve Dale Dale’s Pet World about how feeding dogs for breed may matter, listen HERE. For example, Labrador Retrievers tend to inhale their food. A Labrador Retriever diet will slow down the dog’s eating, which lessens the chances of bloat among the health benefits. Also, the slower... Read more »

Consider the Breed

Consider the Breed
“Do dogs ever feel jealous of another breed” is a question that was asked by a reader in Connecticut. Like a German Shepherd ever wants to be a Bulldog, or a Golden Retriever yearns to have a little wiener Dachshund dog in his soul? Actually, the answer may surprise you some…Dogs do recognize other breeds.... Read more »
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Breed Choices and Best Friends, Royal Canin Survey

Breed Choices and Best Friends, Royal Canin Survey
According to a new survey of pet owners by Royal Canin, temperament matters most when choosing a new best friend. Eighty-seven percent of cat owners and 80 percent of dog owners rank disposition or temperament as their most important consideration. This is good news, and coincides with what experts suggest, noting that many times when... Read more »

Choosing the Right Dog For You

Choosing the Right Dog For You
One of the big time reasons dogs land at shelters is that people choose the wrong breed, or wrong individual dog to match their lifestyle and their personalities. While most dogs would give their lives for members of their immediate  families (and love isn’t too strong a word to describe the relationship), a pawful spend... Read more »