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Changes Ahead for the Pet Food Industry

Carlotta Cooper | Posted 04.14.2014 | Food
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 03.17.2014 | 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
Epicurious

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
Thrillist

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 | Food
Rabid

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 | Food
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 | Food

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.

'Doomsday Prepper' Eats Dog Food

Posted 04.18.2012 | TV

On Tuesday night's episode of "Doomsday Preppers" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on National Geographic) viewers met Mr. Wayne. He's a prepper intent on reviving th...

The Latest Recalled Dog Foods All Contain This Ingredient

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 04.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

In early December, three pet food recalls were initiated due to aflatoxin levels above the "acceptable" limit.

Helping An Old Dog Live Longer and Well

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 01.14.2012 | Green
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

In eight profound months, beginning in October of 2010, my perceptions of time, communication, dignity, and the power of intention were forever alter...

Organic Human Food Trends Cross Over to Pet Food

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 12.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Proper nourishment is the cornerstone of vibrant health for all animals. Your dog or cat has a need for wholesome, living foods just as you do.

Memories of a Great Dog

Ken White | Posted 10.30.2011 | San Francisco
Ken White

Jasper saw himself as my rescuer and there were, indeed, occasions when this strong and serious dog got me out of several possible scrapes.

Think Pet Food Companies Are Telling Tall Tales and Making Your Dog Food Decision Rough?

Gay Browne | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green
Gay Browne

Although pet food companies have been slow to improve their environmental footprints, they have been progressive about updating formulas. But this doesn't mean that it's any easier to find the healthiest pet foods at the grocery store.

Dangers of Dog Food and the Benefits of Organic Treats

Brianne DiSylvester | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brianne DiSylvester

By-products are basically everything not fit for human consumption like organs, bones, eyes, brains and hoofs.