Dogs - Feeding Directory
What to feed your dog and when depends on many issues, including your pet's age, breed, and activity level. There is no single diet appropriate for all dogs. There are many different types of dog food and treats; some are just for puppies while others are better for senior dogs. Your veterinarian can help you come up with a nutrition plan that is best for your dog. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about feeding your dog, types of dog food, dog feeding schedules, and more.
Nutritional Needs of Puppies
Learn from WebMD what you need to know about feeding your puppy.
The Facts About Dog Nutrition
WebMD explains which nutrients are important for your dog's health and how to make sure your dog is getting a balanced diet.
Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat
WebMD provides a list of foods - some that may surprise you - that can sicken or even kill your dog.
Dog Not Eating? Possible Causes and Appetite Solutions
If your dog has a loss of appetite, it could be pickiness, illness, or a number of other reasons. WebMD provides information on causes of appetite loss and treatments for dogs that won’t eat.
What's in Your Dog Food?
Find out how to read a dog food label to make sure you're getting healthy food for your pet.
Vegetarian and Vegan Diets for Dogs and Cats
WebMD talks to experts about vegetarian or vegan diets for dogs and cats.
Dog Nutrition for a Healthy Coat
To keep your dog’s coat shiny and healthy, dogs need certain nutrients. WebMD tells you which ones are necessary and where they can be found, both in food and supplements.
Dogs and Chocolate Poisoning: A Toxic Combination
For dogs, eating chocolate can be deadly. WebMD looks at this toxic canine food and explains why dogs should never eat chocolate.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat
WebMD’s slideshow shows you which foods your dog should never eat, including fat trimmings and chocolate.
Slideshow: People Foods Your Dog Can Eat
Does your dog hound you for people food? You can feel good handing out these healthy pooch pleasers.
Slideshow: What to Know When Your Dog Is a Picky Eater
If you’re wondering if your dog’s lack of appetite could be the sign of a problem, here are a few signs to look for and things you might try.