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Pet Care Center: Dog

The PetMD Pet Care Center provides you with useful information about grooming, nutrition, training and wellness for your pet.


The Best Food for Dogs

"What is the best food to feed a dog?" Every day veterinarians are asked that question by dog owners. It's a sincere question. Here's a sincere answer...
Category: Nutrition

Focusing on Protein in the Diet

Every responsible dog owner I’ve talked to has real concern about feeding a high quality diet to his or her dogs. Remarkably, though, no two dog owners seem to agree as to which dog...
Category: Nutrition

Caring for an Emaciated Dog

At times, animal shelters or rescue groups are presented with a markedly thin and undernourished homeless dog. The following presentation relates to the care and recovery assistance...
Category: Nutrition

Do you have a plan for your pet(s) in case of natural disaster or emergency evacuation?