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Class Action Suit vs. Beneful Will Be Hard to Prove

Carlotta Cooper | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Carlotta Cooper

Dog foods are more than the sum of their parts. Think of it this way: if someone is a bad cook, it doesn't really matter if they use the finest ingredients. The meal they make can be inedible. On the other hand, a good cook can take humble ingredients and make a delicious meal.

Petco Pulls Chinese-Made Treats After Dog Deaths

AP | SUE MANNING | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Petco said Monday it has removed all remaining Chinese-made dog and cat treats from its website and stores nationwide because of ...

Brooklyn Pups Rejoice!

Carmen Pelaez | Posted 01.25.2015 | New York
Carmen Pelaez

When I first heard about Barklyn Organics, I liked the idea of it. I've always fed my pups high quality food, but as I poured the 'Catch of the Day' blend, I knew it was different.

19 Dogs And Cats Who Look Like You Feel After Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.02.2014 | Comedy

You're not the only one who's headed toward a food coma. Dogs and cats do practically nothing but sleep and eat all day, so they've got the Thanksg...

Healthy, Homemade Dog Treats

KnowMore TV | Posted 12.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
KnowMore TV

To minimize their exposure to chemicals, it's extra important to give your pets nothing but the best whenever possible. You can start by making your own organic dog treats.

17 Wag-Inducing Dog Biscuit Recipes

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.13.2014 | Taste

Your pup will be in heaven.

When It's Not Safe to Feed or Treat the Animals

Ken White | Posted 05.12.2014 | San Francisco
Ken White

This relates to two emails I recently received about products made and sold for our pets' well-being but which are proving to be anything but good for...

Changes Ahead for the Pet Food Industry

Carlotta Cooper | Posted 06.14.2014 | Home
Carlotta Cooper

If you have a pet then you surely know how difficult it can be to choose a quality pet food these days. With yet another pet food recall last week, pet owners have to wonder why premium pet foods continue to have recalls.

Inside Your Dog's Brain

John Blumenthal | Posted 05.17.2014 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Do me a big favor, pal (I refuse to call you "Master"-- is it 1860?) -- cut the crap about how it's "a dog's life." What does that mean exactly? That all I do is sleep, eat and relieve myself? That my life is easy? That I'm lazy? That is soooo patronizing. It's no walk in the park being a dog.

The World's Five Weirdest Travel Pitches

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Just for fun, here's a sampling of the weirdest travel pitches that are out there right now -- flapping around, jumping up and down, and doing their darnedest to snag your attention.

That Time My Dog, the Food Critic, Came to HuffPost Live

Seamus McKiernan | Posted 10.02.2013 | Taste
Seamus McKiernan

Cooking has always brought people together. But cooking for my dog turned into a real-life bromance.

When Feeding Schedules Collide

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green

This isn't quite a perfect puppy pinwheel, but it's close enough to make us smile. Watch the feeding "fiasco" as mama tries to get her meal in, while ...

Homemade Dog Treats for Your Favorite Pooch

Epicurious | Posted 09.18.2013 | Taste

Football-shaped dog treats? Game on.

Some Dogs Think Better After Breakfast

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Given the huge disparity between what nature intended canines to eat and what most pet food manufacturers provide, it's clear why pet dogs on commercial diets may perform better mentally after a morning carbohydrate "fix."

Taste-Testing Dog Treats

Thrillist | Posted 09.04.2013 | Taste

Are Beggin' Strips really worth beggin' for?

The Dog Food Dude Abides (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Gerendasy

When Rick Woodford's "best buddy", an 8 year-old dog named Jackson, was diagnosed with terminal cancer and given 9 months to live, Woodford was determ...

11 Human Food Trends Now Used In Dog Food

Rabid | Posted 12.23.2012 | Home

Human food trends have filtered down to the canine world, with kibble as passe as Cheetos and dogs now eating vegan or gourmet meals, indulging in cupcake treats and quaffing specially-brewed beer

PHOTOS: 'Doggupy' Union Square

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 10.07.2012 | New York

A group of courageous dogs and pet owners gathered in Union Square Tuesday to march alongside their pitched tents, with posters and megaphones in hand...

Raw Confusion in the Pet Food Industry

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 10.23.2012 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Once again I'm frustrated by the confusing terminology found on pet food labels. I frequently find pet food labels covered with meaningless words written by advertisers trying to entice you to buy their product without sharing with you their true merit.

Doggie's Day Out

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 09.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

For those of you who've recently found yourself mothering an adorable little pup we've put together the following "I'm not a regular (dog) mom, I'm a cool (dog) mom" itinerary.

How Your Pet Can Eat Local, Too

Posted 07.20.2012 | Green

From Earth911's Mary Mazzoni: Choosing locally-produced products comes with troves of benefits: Shrinking your carbon footprint, supporting local i...

EXXXcuse My Porn

Melissa Carter | Posted 08.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Melissa Carter

Needless to say when I came across the forgotten handcuffs, edible sets of underwear, plugs, and stimulating gels, I knew I was not about to personally hand that over to a charity.

DIY Organic Food Recipe for Your Dog

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Karin Kloosterman

Food made organically and with love costs more than the regular stuff made in factories with leftovers. That's why people who shop ethically, and organically look for ways to make dog food at home.

Pet Food Company Issues Another Recall

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Missouri-based Diamond Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling a third type of dry dog food because of salmonella concerns. All three ...

Pet Food Labels 101

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 06.25.2012 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Do you know what you're feeding your pet? I would like to teach you how to read the product name of a pet food label. It sounds simplistic, but you may be surprised by what you're about to learn.