Website • Helping you make the best nutritional decisions for your dog.
The Canine Health Nut is an online resource that gives a balanced look at canine health, nutrition, and wellness. It aims to provide in-depth information on the meals and treats that your dog eats—whether they’re commercially produced or homemade.
What is it?
The Canine Health Nut website has two sections worth perusing: Nutrition and Health. These two go hand in hand since what your dog consumes has a direct effect on his well-being. At the same time, certain illnesses can be aggravated by what your dog eats.
Nutrition topics include Homemade Dog Food Recipes, Gently Cooked Dog Food Brands (there are 16 brands discussed in detail), How to Choose a Dog Food, and Dog Nutrition Basics.
Meanwhile, Prevention and Wellness, Dental Health, Obesity and Weight Loss, Picky Dogs, Skin Conditions, Gastrointestinal Diseases, and Other Diseases and Conditions are discussed at length under Health.
Who’s behind it?
Nikki, a registered veterinary technician and owner of two senior rescue dogs, Ranger and Ash. She has over five years of experience cooking for canines, which started when one of her pets suffered from a gastrointestinal disease.
How much will it cost me?
The website is free. However, The Canine Health Nut also offers dog food-related services ranging from lightly cooked recipes (10 USD) to 30-minute phone consultations (starting at 25 USD).
*Please note these rates are based on currency conversions at the time of writing this post and may fluctuate.
How does it help me right now?
Though reading the articles on the website should not replace a consultation with your veterinarian, they may help you make informed decisions about which food types and ingredients may be good for your dog. For people considering making their own dog food, it would be helpful to read “14 Nutrients Commonly Missed in Homemade Dog Food Recipes.” For those switching dog food brands, “How to Compare Ingredient Lists in Dog Food” and “How to Transition Your Dog to a New Food” would be worth checking out.
Where can I find it?
Visit The Canine Health Nut here.