The Doggo Times
A fresh take on dog food

A healthy heart equals a happy dog. With cardiac health being so important, pet owners were understandably concerned when in July 2018, a statement from the FDA surfaced about a possible link between a cardiac disorder and grain-free diets. The purpose of this blog is to help summarize and understand the FDA investigation into grain […]

January 17th, 2020

Andrea Geiger, MSc | R&D Scientist and Companion Animal Nutritionist Mark Twain once said, “The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.” As someone who has always had a passion for animals, I couldn’t agree with him more. Maybe it was this philosophy that prompted me to pursue a career in […]

January 5th, 2020

Most of us view our pets as a furry part of the family. As a result, pet owners are increasingly considering human-grade food ingredients as an alternative diet for their animals. If fresh ingredients like lean chicken breast, green beans and whole apples are healthy for the human family, then they should be for dogs […]

December 24th, 2019

My dog didn’t eat his dinner. Is he just not hungry? Is he sick? Does his food taste bad? There are many possible reasons a dog may not eat. Let’s start by taking a look at what makes your pet hungry in the first place. Hunger and the desire to eat is stimulated by a […]

These days, we treat our dogs like they are pretty much another member of our families. It’s only natural that we would want to extend the lifespan of our loyal companions for as long as possible. Unfortunately, studies show that the average lifespan of dogs has been steadily decreasing over the years. In 2004, a […]

August 12th, 2019

One of the worst things you can hear as a consumer is that a product you have previously purchased is being recalled by the manufacturer. This is especially true when it comes to products that directly impact the health of our beloved dogs. Unfortunately, dog food recalls are a common occurrence due to poor manufacturing […]