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Dehydrated raw food for dogs is okay...if you're traveling, but it's a far cry from feeding your pooch the real thing.  It reminds me of the old powdered orange drink, Tang. They used to advertise that astronauts drank it. It may have been convenient for space travel, but geez - orange powder? About as appetizing as...as kibble. (You knew I was going to say that). In any case, I would argue that the same applies to dehydrated raw food - just add water and you've got your raw meal. Convenient - maybe, but where's the chew? Where are the dental benefits?...

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Big bones are the best, at least when we are discussing dog bones. Many people are under the misconception that a small dog should chew on a small bone and a large dog should chew on a large bone. I can understand the logic behind this, but in my books, big is usually better.  Think about it: have you ever seen carnivores in the wild feasting on neat little portions? Of course not, they typically will dine on a carcass of a large animal like a deer or elk. When they eat this way, they work harder to get their...

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It's by far the most unpleasant bad habit that some dogs acquire and if you're a dog park regular, you've probably had the misfortune of witnessing it - poop eating aka, coprophagia. It's a serious enough condition to warrant scientific studies. In fact, a recent University of California study of coprophagia in dogs determined that those dogs tend to be greedy eaters, live in multi-dog households and prefer fresh poop under two days old. Researchers also found that neither commercial deterrent products nor behavior modification training are effective in curbing poop eating behavior. Expert consensus seems to be that this...

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