The Healthy Dog Blog
Science-based research about dog nutrition.
Rosemary extract is a common ingredient found in many dog foods, especially as food producers look to use clean and natural ingredients. However, there is a debate online regarding whether rosemary—in its plant, oil and extract form—is safe for dogs to consume. We decided to research this topic after noticing a handful of articles that claim rosemary is neurotoxic for dogs. None of those articles included links to research supporting their claims. We went ahead and did our own research to confirm whether or not rosemary is safe for dogs to eat daily. Our analysis provides links to NIH studies, which are considered the most reputable source of scientific information on the...
Just like for humans, the latest scientific research shows that dogs may benefit from intermittent fasting (IF). It may even extend your dog's life. Research shows that intermittent fasting is a way to manage your dog's body weight and prevent (or even reverse) some types of disease.