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How much to feed my puppy is a frequent question that is asked. The answer is in your hands.
So, first off, pups do best being fed 2-3 times a day. Remember also that when a pup eats they often have to go outside for a nature break with in 5 minutes, so that will help you with predicting and house training much more quickly. read more
Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV), commonly called bloat, is an emergency medical condition that is seen most commonly in large and giant breed dogs. This is a life-threatening situation that occurs when the stomach fills with gas and/or food, expands, and then rotates, trapping gas inside the stomach and cutting off blood supply to the stomach and spleen. read more
Training a puppy. Fact or fiction that it is possible. Fact and here are some tips; read more
Team Momentum Yachi Hirai & VEGA of Japan took first place in the United States Disc Dog (USDDN) World Finals Championship held the weekend of October 12-13 in Georgia. Congratulations to Yachi and Vega! read more
If a store near you does not carry Dr. Tim’s products, remember you can purchase it online through Petflow.com, Chewy.com, Dogfooddirect.com and we are now available for purchase on Amazon.com. Whether it is for your sporting dog, house dog, outside cat or inside kitten you can find a food for them. read more
Congratulations to Team Momentum’s Mona Konishi and “Laika” of Japan in winning the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge National Championship Freestyle Disc Championship last weekend with a perfect score of 100. read more
On today’s “Nutrition Bite” video classroom we will learn about prebiotics and probiotics and their use in petfoods. read more
Urinary incontinence in female dogs. Do you have a female dog that leaves a few drops to a puddle of urine behind her after she rests for a period of time? This could be an issue with being able to “hold their urine” and is treatable in most cases so don’t be ashamed.
After being spayed some female dogs will have an issue later in life where they start to leave wet spots where they laid down. Checking further into this it is evident it is urine. What to do next? Don’t fret, there is an answer. read more
Hair loss on a dog. What is normal?
First, most dog blow, or lose, their coat twice a year. They will constantly be shedding some hair but 2 major hair changes occur naturally. What triggers this can vary-time of the year, light, etc. This type of hair loss is uniform, all over the body and will not typically cause bare spots to develop. You have to vacuum a lot more. read more
Sporting dogs and Dr. Tim’s Pet Foods. That is where our roots come from in that we began by designing diets meant for those dogs that run across Alaska. From what we learned in feeding those dogs to allow them to win events such as the Iditarod and the Open North America Sprint Dog Championships we then applied that knowledge to the other diets so all can benefit. Even those couch potatoes… read more