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  1. Vitamins for your Golden?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    So Piper gets a monthly Pupbox, which is like Barkbox, but for puppies, and in her Box-O-Stuff this month there was a package of Pet Naturals Daily Multivitamins for dogs. They are apparently formulated for dogs of all sizes. Not fish oils, or omega 3s, just straight up vitamins. It seems a...
  2. Raw feeders - anyone know the calcium amount in raw duck necks?

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    I'm feeding a homemade diet with calcium supplements. I understand the Calcium to Phosphorus ratio should be 1:1.2 or something close. I also hear if you're feeding raw, they should get 10% bones. I'm trying to give raw duck necks on the weekend at least (and skip the calcium supplements during...
  3. Bonemeal calcium to phosphorus ratios?

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Feeding a home cooked boneless diet. Have been using ground eggshells but heard Bone meal should also be used. It's been stated everywhere that dogs should get: 1.2 to 1.4 parts calcium to 1 part phosphorus. Got the KAL bone meal brand and realized the ratios are not so great: 1,620 milligrams...
  4. NOW bone meal supplement advice

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    I'm trying a home cooked diet and wanted to add bone meal calcium to the food. Read somewhere that NOW bone meal may be bleached...contacted the company to confirm. Noticed the product also contains phosphorus...which I don't think she needs since she gets lots of meat. Anyone know if this is...
  5. Thoughts on calcium/phos of new Acana recipes?

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Grasslands formula has a minimum of 2%. Is this high for a large breed dog? Crude protein (min.) 31% Crude fat (min.) 17% Crude fiber (max.) 5% Moisture (max.) 10% Calcium (min.) 2.0 % Phosphorus (min.) 1.2% Calcium: Phosphorus Ratio 1.6:1 Omega-6 (min.) LA (min.) 2.0% 1.8% Omega 3 (min.) EPA...
  6. Is this food good for my puppy?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    We are looking at different foods for a golden retriever puppy will be taking home sometime during the week after August 6th. The food we have been looking at is the Diamond Large Breed Puppy Lamb and Rice Formula. On it gets 4 stars and is pretty cheap. I know it's specially...
  7. Blue Buffalo Wilderness linked to excess Vitamin D

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    FYI:MSU researchers link pet food, dog illnesses nationwide MSU researchers link pet food, dog illnesses nationwide — College Of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University EAST LANSING, Mich. — A team of researchers at Michigan State University has discovered a group of illnesses...