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  1. Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Hi everyone! I've been doing a home-cooked diet for as long as I can remember. But now I'd like to transition to a good-quality, USA-made, human grade (if possible) food that will have all the nutrients necessary. It's getting to be too time-consuming to go through what it takes to make a...
  2. Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    For those feeding homemade food for your dogs - any advice on how to monitor that we are doing it correctly? I'm terrified I may do it wrong and end up with toxicity or deficiencies... I try to switch up the sources of calcium (ground eggshells to calcium carbonat to bonemeal) and add...
  3. Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    My vet couldn't analyze my homemade diet recipe for me and suggested I look up balanceit - where vets provide recipes and supplements (for a fee). Should I trust this site? Has anyone used it or heard good/bad things?
  4. Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    My girl is about 65lbs. I just started a homemade diet (The Whole Pet Diet) and read up on the various oils and vitamins she needs. Resources vary in the amounts from different sites. Just wanted to get an idea from others what dose you are giving your pups? Current regimen: - Vitamin E - 1...
  5. Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Going to attempt a home cooked diet since I'm not ready for raw... does anyone have recommendations on adding ground bone to the diet? Premade? Don't think I'll be investing in a meat grinder. Will butchers like at Whole Foods grind them for us?
  6. Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Anyone subscribe to this site? Home-Prepared Dog Food – How to Make a Balanced Diet - Whole Dog Journal Article Good info...but not sure if they are vets or how they are qualified they are in the content...
  7. Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Anyоne whо оwns a dog thаt suffers frоm allergies knоws thаt іt іѕ strеssful fоr bоth thе pеt аnd thе оwner. Mаny dіffеrеnt ingredients іn dog food mау саuѕе аllergіеs аnd thеrеfоrе bеfоrе chаngіng yоur dog's diеt, іt іѕ impоrtаnt tо trу tо pіnpoіnt еxactly whаt yоur аnimal іѕ аllergic tо. An...
  8. Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    How old is your dog (or how long did he live)? I guess my general question is - what did you feed your dog and how old did it live (hoping they are still vibrant and alive today!) Just curious which diets just might extend the life expectancy...(I know, wishful thinking)
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