Over ½ of the dogs in the US are dying from cancer, suffering from obesity and allergies. Understanding what food your dog needs to thrive can be confusing in the age of fancy food photos and marketing terms.
We’ll help you navigate the basics of nutrition and dog anatomy, and keep our research up to date as we learn of new developments in the dog food industry.
Short history of dog food
Here's how it happened
15,000 years ago
From Wolves to Dogs
Human interaction led to eating leftover scraps of meat, bones & organs.
Biscuits Become Dog Cakes
The first dog cakes were made from leftover sailor biscuits in the shipyard.
The Canned Food Revolution
Technology to preserve food changed everything. Horse meat was the main ingr.
The First Kibble
Made from the same process as puffed cereal (extrusion), kibble was born.