A sled dog's diet varies from a high calorie soup for breakfast to dry dog food with added rice and supplements for dinner. Their diets change from a lighter once daily meal in the summer to much higher calorie meals twi... More »

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Sled dog training begins long before the puppies are ever harnessed to a sled. Above anything else, sled dogs need to be able to function well as a pack member, and that means that they require plenty of socialization fr... More »

After nearly 10 years of planning and trail construction, the first 1,150-mile Iditarod race launched in 1973, and was completed by only three entrants. The Iditarod race, a feat of human and canine endurance, was inspir... More »

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The best dog food brand varies depending on a dog's dietary needs, so there are no true "best" brands. Brand ingredients and quality tend to change from season to season. Instead of seeking out a certain brand, owners ca... More »

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All three size variations of poodles recognised by the American Kennel Club excel on a diet of high quality dog food devoid of fillers and by-products. Toy and small poodles require a small breed formula with a lower fat... More »

According to WebMD, some tips for dog weight loss include reducing snacks and overeating, switching to diet dog food and exercising the dog. It is also important to schedule a visit to the vet before starting a pet's wei... More »

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Like other toy dog breeds, Maltese dogs are prone to hypoglycemia, or low blood pressure, so they should be fed small amounts of a high-quality dog food low in additives and fillers throughout the day. Ideally, 40 to 50 ... More »