Getting to Know Protein AllergiesMany pet owners are surprised to learn that the most common food allergens that can affect dogs are proteins. While grains and gluten are often blamed for food allergies in both pets and people, allergies to animal proteins are much more common than allergies to grains in dogs.To develop an allergy,
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Special Needs Dogs: What to Expect When Adopting a Special Friend Despite the challenges they face, special needs dogs have an indomitable spirit and zest for life. And when placed in caring homes, they reward support and affection with unconditional love and loyalty. There are additional responsibilities that come with caring for a special needs
How We Know PetPlate is the Best Tasting Dog Food We taste it! But it isn’t our opinion that counts—it’s our dogs’. Our canine connoisseurs are overseen by a top professional research firm, and give their opinions along the way as we formulate our flavors. Of course, our veterinary nutritionist ensures that the optimum balance
Human-Grade Dog Food: How to Feed Your Dog the Best The most critical food term, according to your dog, may be “dinner,” closely followed by “treat,” “chicken,” and “cheese.” But as pet parents, we strive to be a bit more discerning about terms when it comes to making menu choices for our furry family members.
How to Keep Your Dog’s Skin and Coat Healthy One of your most serious responsibilities as a pet parent is to help keep your dog’s skin and oat as clean and healthy as possible. This can be tricky to accomplish since dogs of all breeds are vulnerable to conditions that can compromise the health of
Slow Down Mealtimes: Discover the Health Benefits of a Slow Feeder Dog Bowl Some dogs consume their food at a perfectly reasonable pace. Others act like you'll take their food away from them if they don't gobble it up as quickly as possible. This problem may be especially acute if you have a rescue dog
Diet & Nutrition Guide: Corgis Whether you’ve seen them posing for photos in Buckingham Palace, laughed at their animated antics in Kung Fu Panda or fawned over their short legs and big grins at the dog park, you immediately recognize the Corgi breed. In Celtic, Corgi translates to “dwarf dog.” While all Corgis are known
Best Pet Tech: Dog Talking Buttons, Smart Collars, and More Technology is slowly but surely changing the dynamics of the human-pet relationship. A virtual cornucopia of tech products designed for dogs and the people who love them have hit the market. Which gives pet parents the opportunity to enrich their dog's lives in innumerable ways.
Did you know that approximately 14% of startups have a female CEO? Leave it to PetPlate’s own Gertrude Allen to defy the odds. Gertrude much prefers shining a light on others than bringing attention to herself (sound like any other woman you know?). But we weren’t about to let the month pass without paying tribute to one of the
A lot of well-known businesses are doing it. Amazon, Google, and Ben & Jerry's are just a few companies allowing employees to bring dogs to work. And so far, no one’s complained about the results! Goodness knows that at PetPlate, we welcome dogs to the office with open arms and hearts. Besides helping to ease