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Dog diet answer book : the ultimate nutrition guide to help your dog live a happier, healthier, and longer life / Greg Martinez.

By: Martinez, Greg [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Beverly : Fair winds Press, 2016Description: 192 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1592337023; 9781592337026.Subject(s): Dogs | Dogs -- NutritionDDC classification: 636.70887
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p> Avoid the vet by learning how to treat your pup's symptoms and know that a better diet means a healthier, happier dog. </p> <p>Is your pup fighting to feel better? Your dog's skin problems, ear infections, bowel issues, obesity, seizures, and bladder issues can often be treated by changing the type of ingredients, calories, or moisture in your dog's diet.</p> <p> The Dog Diet Answer Book helps dog owners better understand their dog's dietary needs and what ingredients to feed them. With this practical guide, veterinarian Greg Martinez helps you:</p> <p>Diagnose common health problems</p> <p>Decipher ingredient labels</p> <p>Feed your dog beneficial nutrients</p> <p>Identify common allergens</p> <p>Understand the difference between types of dog foods and diets</p> <p>Make home-cooked meals and treats for your dog</p> <p>Decide when to purchase high-quality commercial dog food or add healthy human food, oils, raw food, or home cooking to your pet's diet</p> <p>This resource will give you the tools to adjust your dog's diet in accordance with his nutritional needs so that he leads a long, happy, and healthy life.</p>

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 7)
  • Chapter 1 Key Ingredients in a Dog's Diet (p. 14)
  • Chapter 2 Finding the Right Food for Your Dog (p. 30)
  • Chapter 3 Feeding Healthy Human Food and Avoiding Toxic Foods (p. 50)
  • Chapter 4 Understanding Commercial Food (p. 69)
  • Chapter 5 Achieving Healthy Digestion with a Grain-Free Diet and Probiotics (p. 112)
  • Chapter 6 Puppy Diets (p. 120)
  • Chapter 7 Feeding the Active or Athletic Dog (p. 132)
  • Chapter 8 Canine Obesity (p. 137)
  • Chapter 9 Treating Medical Issues with Home Remedies (p. 147)
  • Appendixes (p. 168)
  • a Recipes
  • b Ingredient Glossary
  • c Calorie Chart
  • d Resources
  • About the Author (p. 186)
  • Index (p. 187)

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