10 Human Foods You Can Safely Give Your Dog

Before we start, remember it’s always best not to feed your dog human food unless your veterinarian advises you otherwise. But if you are having trouble saying “no” to those adorable little faces, then there is a list of the are healthier things you can feed your dog.
Via: Sharebly

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    Liver

    Via: Baby pedia

    Liver is chock full of vitamins like iron and vitamin A. Just be sure not to give them too much because too much vitamin A can be harmful to them. Eight ounces or less for a medium dog and a half ounce for small dogs is just fine.


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    Coconut Oil

    Via: All you need is pug

    Adding unsweetened coconut flakes to your dog’s food or a scoop of coconut oil can benefit their skin, fur and provide them with an extra boost of protein


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    Lean Meat

    Via: Dogster

    Lean meats are packed with protein that provides your dog with energy and they also contain vitamin B and amino acids that help boost energy and their metabolism. Just make sure that you are giving your dog meat that doesn’t have any visible fat on it and stay away from ground meat which is higher in fat. Also, raw chicken bones are OK for dogs while cooked ones can splinter and cause your dog to choke.


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    Salmon and Tuna

    Via: The Holidog Times

    These fishes contain omega-3 fatty acids that promote a shiny fur coat, improve brain function, and boost immunity.


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    Yogurt and Cottage Cheese

    Via: Bunk blog

    If your pup needs a boost of calcium putting some unsweetened yogurt that doesn’t contain fruit in their food is always a good way to go. The calcium helps support their teeth and bones.


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    Seaweed

    Via: Reader’s Digest

    Seaweed helps to provide your dog with fiber, vitamin C, vitamin E and chlorophyll which helps to boost your pup’s metabolism.


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    Carrots

    Via: Reference

    Carrots help keep your dog’s teeth healthy by scraping away plaque when they chomp down on it. It also has lots of vitamins.


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    Oatmeal

    Via: Can dogs eat this

    This whole grain helps with digestive issues in older dogs and is an alternative for dogs who have wheat allergies


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    Parsley

    Via: Care2

    Dog your dog have bad breath? Chop up some parsley and add it to your dog’s food. Not only will it freshen their breath but it will also deliver some potassium and calcium to their system.


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    Peas

    Via: American Kennel Club

    Putting a handful of peas in your dog’s food to your dog’s meal will pump it up with phosphorous, as well as vitamin B.

Read more: http://cheezburger.com/3050245/10-human-foods-you-can-safely-give-your-dog

New Study Shows That Parenting Skills Even Apply To Guide Dogs

Parenting techniques go a long way. It will basically create lasting consequences for behavior. So it’s no surprise that those same rules apply when it comes to parenting your dog.

  • Via: trainedogs

    University of Pennsylvania researchers studied the early development, parenting and subsequent performance of 98 puppies who underwent guide dog training. Dogs who received more independence and less support from their mothers were more likely to be successful in becoming a guide dog, and they also demonstrated improved problem-solving skills. So another way of saying it is, dogs that were more likely to succeed with their guide dog training where more brought up with “tough love” moms. The pups that were brought up with a more attentive mother, one that interacts, nursing, grooming and spending time with the puppies, were unfortunately more likely to be released from the guide dog program.

     


  • Via: abcnews

     “Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing,” said lead study researcher Emily Bray. Studies however don’t give the direct point of why the puppies would do better or worse regarding their upbringing. She did however suggest that, “one possibility is that the dogs that are having overbearing or coddling mothers are never given the chance to deal with small challenges on their own, and is detrimental to their later behavior and outcome in their problem solving [….] Another possibility is that [the puppies for whom] the mothers are always around are also the most anxious or stressed.” These puppies learn how to fend for themselves and face mild adversity—like maybe not having Mom around for a good cuddle.

    Director of Canine Medicine and Surgery at the Seeing Eye Dog, Veterinarian Dolores Holle commented, “What I was happy about was that there is a study being done about early life experiences in dogs […] If the mom is trying to protect her pups against small challenges, then they will not be suited for the big challenges.”


  • Via: qz

    The study included three breeds: German shepherds, Labrador retrievers and Golden retrievers. The puppies were followed from the first weeks of life for several years. Interestingly, Labrador retrievers tended to wash out from the program, while Golden retrievers tended to succeed. Bray was hesitant to comment on if the same findings can be applied to humans. In the events of hovering parents or the tough love kind. She stated, “I think people can draw parallels, but I think you also have to be careful because they are different species.” She added, “The nice thing about dogs is that they are a lot less complicated than humans.” 

    But don’t worry! Just because the puppies that didn’t make the Guide Dog program doesn’t mean they aren’t capable of being loving dogs! They actually tend to be more social with people. Meaning they are placed early with loving homes, and spend their days as a loving pet!

Read more: http://cheezburger.com/3025669/new-study-shows-that-parenting-skills-even-apply-to-guide-dogs

Cross Country Team Make Practice Runs Fun, By taking Eager Shelter Dogs Along For The…Run

Dog’s have made their way to cross-country running!

Well, at least the cross-country track team at Teinbrenner High School’s dogs in Lutz, Florida. But, not to worry, these adorably fast runners aren’t there to train or compete.

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    And They’re Off!

    Via: HUMANE SOCIETY OF TAMPA BAY

    They are there temporarily and visiting from Humane Society of Tampa Bay. According to the shelter, the high school athletes make it a point to come by the shelter before their morning routine training begins and pick up eager dog who want to stretch out their legs.


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    Via: HUMANE SOCIETY OF TAMPA BAY

    This is the perfect chance for dogs, who may be still adjusting to shelter life, to go out and play, run and just be outdoors. “For high-energy, highly intelligent dogs like Jasper, shelter life can quickly become stressful and their mental health suffers. Because of the kindness of these young men, Jasper is getting the exercise and mental stimulation he needs to remain healthy while he looks for his forever family,” the Humane Society of Tampa Bay posted to their Facebook, along with photos of the “Boss Cross” boys jogging alongside an ecstatic Jasper.

    (How Cute!)


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    Via: HUMANE SOCIETY OF TAMPA BAY

    Not only does this give the dogs a chance to wonder around and create great social skills, the staff at the shelter has commented that the exposure the outing provide may give the dogs a better chance to meet forever parents. The more time outside in the real world the better! Staff at the shelter is also appreciative for the additional exposure these outings provide. In fact, thanks to these runs, Jasper has found his forever home with a Steinbrenner High School alumni! 

Read more: http://cheezburger.com/2811141/cross-country-team-make-practice-runs-fun-by-taking-eager-shelter-dogs-along-for-therun

Dogs trained to sniff out cancer are helping Japanese residents

A town in Japan with high rates of stomach cancer is turning to sniffer dogs for help.

Kaneyama, a town in northeastern Japan with 6,000 residents, has Japan’s highest fatality rates stemming from stomach cancer, local reports say.

The town is now taking part in a research programme, in which residents’ frozen urine samples are sent to the Nippon Medical School, just east of Tokyo. At the school, dogs are trained to sniff out signs of disease.

Dogs have some 300 million sensors in their nose, compared to five million in a human. They also have a second smelling device in the back of their noses, the combination of which allows trained dogs to detect cancerous tumours which is said to give out a specific odour.

“Nearly 100 percent accuracy.”

“In our research so far, cancer detection dogs have been able to find [signs of] cancer with an accuracy of nearly 100 per cent,” said Professor Miyashita, of the Nippon Medical School.

There are only five dogs trained to work as cancer detection dogs in Japan, according to a training facility in the country. It costs about $45,000 to train each dog.

Cancer sniffing dogs are not unique to Japan.

In the UK, a major trial was conducted last year at Medical Detection Dogs, where dogs were taught to sniff out prostrate cancer from urine samples. The group claimed to have a 93 percent success rate.

In a training session, dogs are taken around a room with different samples only one sample will contain cancer cells.

When the detect the smell, they are trained to sit down in front of the sample and touch it with their nose.

“We are now understanding the huge potential dogs have,” Claire Guest, founder of the Medical Detection Dogs told news outlet the Huffington Post.

“I think the potential for this is absolutely huge and we’re only just beginning to scratch the surface.”

Read more: http://mashable.com/2017/06/19/cancer-sniffer-japan/

Professor gets his dog a position at 7 academic journals

For scientists and researchers, getting papers published in respected journals is critical for their careers.

So it’s a good thing that Dr. Olivia Doll, respected authority and academic, is intimately involved in curating journals within the medical community. She sits on seven different editorial boards for journals focused on everything from drug abuse to respiratory medicine.

She also looks like this.

Yes, Dr. Doll is a 5-year-old Staffordshire terrier whose real name is Ollie.

Mike Daube, Ollie’s owner, is a public health expert and professor at Curtin University in Australia. He decided to create a fake academic background and persona for his dog, and use it to apply for positions on editorial boards because he wanted to draw attention to the plethora of sham academic journals that exist.

“Every academic gets several of these emails a day from sham journals,” Daube told Perth Now. “The more I saw of it, the more I thought that you need a light shining on these things.”

Why are these sham journals so problematic?

“There are young academics, there are people in developing countries who are being conned by this,” Daube explained. “They think that if they send papers to these journals, it’s a decent publication … and they are being charged for it.”

The fact that Daube was able to get a dog with a fake doctorate and background (senior lecturer at Subiaco College of Veterinary Science, associate to the Dog’s Refuge Home) onto the editorial board of these publications shows just how illegitimate they are.

Every academic gets several of these emails a day from sham journals

As Daube points out, just one click would have allowed any of these journals to discover that Dr. Olivia Doll was completely fake. And yet none of them took the time to properly vet Dr. Doll, and that’s probably true of all applicants they receive.

In case you’re interested in the rest of Dr. Doll’s illustrious career, Perth Now reports that she has research interest in “the benefits of abdominal massage for medium-sized canines and the role of domestic canines in promoting optimal mental health in aging males.” She was on track to become the associate editor of the Global Journal of Addiction and Rehabilitation Medicine. She was also recently asked to review a paper on the management of tumors.

It sounds like Dr. Doll has done pretty well for herself. She also has some advice for young academics, which she told her owner to pass along to you.

“She said to me that she hopes that any academics who think of responding to these will have paws for thought,” Daube dutifully relayed, “and that if they do send their papers to any of these sham journals, she reckons they’re barking mad.”

Wise words from a wise dog.

Read more: http://mashable.com/2017/05/26/dog-sits-on-editorial-board-for-medical-journals/

The Farmers Dog, a customized pet food subscription service, scoops up $8.1 million

The Farmers Dog wants to fill the bowls of canines everywhere with fresh food made especially for them. Based in New York City, the startup plans to expand its dog food delivery service after closing a $8.1 million Series A round led by Shasta Ventures. Returning investors Forerunner Ventures, Collaborative Fund, and SV Angel also participated.

This brings the total The Farmers Dog has raised so far to $10.1 million. Founded in 2015 by Brett Podolsky and Jonathan Regev, the company claims to have delivered over one million meals already and is the latest subscription-based startup backed by Shasta Ventures, whose success stories include Dollar Shave Club and Warby Parker.

Pet food is a big businessglobal retail sales were about $70 billion in 2015 ($24 billion in the U.S. alone), according to GfK market research, and have grown steadily despite the slow economy. In fact, the pet care industry is considered relatively recession-proof because people are willing to continue spending money on their furry companions even if they have to cut expenses elsewhere.

The idea for The Farmers Dog was formed after Podolsky began feeding his dog, a Rottweiler named Jada, home cooked meals on her vets recommendation. Jada suffered from chronic stomach issues since she was a puppy and Podolsky had already tried many types of commercial pet food to help her, but he says she wasnt cured until he started making all her food.

It got us looking into the pet food industry. We noticed that while all of the marketing revolved around healthy buzzwords like real and natural, the products inside the bag were generally the same highly processed mystery food left on the shelf for a year or two, Podolsky and Regev told TechCrunch in an email.

We thought if we could create a subscription for each dogthen why wouldnt we? They eat the same thing everydaywe could make the food fresh, skip the middlemen, and deliver a product thats truly healthy, affordable, and simply not available in traditional retail channels.

Since dogs are usually happy to eat the same thing, unlike their more finicky human family members, The Farmers Dog is able to send multiple weeks worth of food at a time, instead of just a few meals, and save on delivery costs.

Our system is very unique in that it optimizes the amount we send depending on the cost to ship and the dogs needs, said Regev. This way our cost to deliver is far less than what wed be paying to a distributor or retailer, and we can invest those savings back into product quality.

The foundersbootstrapped the company for a year while cooking dog food in a small commercial kitchen in Brooklyn. The companys meal plans currently start at $11 per week and are customized based on each dogs age, breed, size, activity level, and health needs. Before delivery, The Farmers Dog divides food into individual servings based on each animals caloric needs, since the recommended portions on many commercial pet food packages are often too big.

Podolsky and Regev say their products are sourced and produced to human-grade standards, using USDA and FDA-inspected ingredients that are prepared in facilities with safety standards usually reserved for human food.

The commercial pet food industry is plagued with recalls, so quality is something we take seriously, they said. We only use human-grade ingredients and facilities, and have traceability to know where each ingredient ends up. We manufacture food on demand so nothing ever sits in a store or deep freezer for months, which reduces any chance of foodborne diseases.

In order to scale up, the startup relies on a proprietary algorithm to customize meal plans while keeping costs down. It also collects data and tracks improvements from customers whose dogs have similar profiles to improve its products. The Farmers Dogs new funding will be used to develop new products, hire more people for its customer support and tech teams, and grow the startups production capacity.

Read more: https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/18/the-farmers-dog-a-customized-pet-food-subscription-service-scoops-up-8-1-million/

Fish Oil – Your Pet’s Next Best Friend

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