Here at Rick's Dog Deli, we believe in only providing the most wholesome, nutritious food for your canine companions. So we asked Dr. Deneen Fasano of Animal Healing Solutions to share her thoughts and advice on pet nutrition and feeding.
Humans enjoy their snacks: a bag of chips in the car, a granola bar at work, a handful of popcorn while watching TV in the evening. Some people maintain that grazing throughout the day is a healthier way of consuming calories. "Snackification" is even a growing trend among Millennials, who often don't have time to sit down for a proper meal.
I see a lot of overweight pets in my practice, which is a good opportunity for me to educate owners about the amount of calories in many of these small treats. For example, feeding your dog two large Milk-Bones is the equivalent of you eating a McDonald's hamburger.