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Dog Nutrition Nuggets

Nutrition Nuggets is the newest offshoot of petMD's Dog Nutrition Center. Each week Dr. Coates will use her expertise and wisdom to blog about the intricacies of dog nutrition.

How Much Should You Be Feeding Your Dog?

As I mentioned in a previous post, "What should I feed my dog?" is probably the most common question that veterinarians hear in practice. The next most frequent question — I’d put money on it — is, "How much should I feed my dog?"   READ MORE

Sep 16, 2011 / (0) comments

Top 5 Reasons Why Our Dogs Should Eat Better Than We Do

We all know that proper nutrition is a cornerstone of good human health, and hopefully the petMD Nutrition Center is helping READ MORE

Sep 09, 2011 / (0) comments

What’s Good for You is Not Always Good for Your Dog

People and dogs share a lot in common. READ MORE

Sep 02, 2011 / (0) comments

MyBowl for Puppies?

A question I received immediately after we launched the MyBowl tool for dogs was, "Does it work for puppies?" I thought I’d address that in this post, since I’d be willing to bet if it came up that quickly, more than one person is wondering the same thing.   READ MORE

Aug 26, 2011 / (0) comments

Owner Perceptions of Canine Nutrition

"What should I feed my dog?" If I had a dime for every time I was asked that … well, I wouldn’t be wealthy, but maybe I could finally pay off my student loans!   READ MORE

Aug 19, 2011 / (0) comments

Why My Bowl?

Welcome to the new petMD Nutrition Center, developed in partnership with Hill’s Science Diet. Check it out; it’s pretty cool — particularly the "MyBowl" feature for dogs. I think you’ll find a lot of interesting and perhaps surprising information there.   READ MORE

Aug 12, 2011 / (0) comments