Sensible advice for raising your puppy so he lives a long healthy life and seldom needs to visit the vet. Learn about the best dog food diet for feeding puppies and adult dogs, the truth about vaccinations, spaying and neutering, and natural health care.

dog books written by michele welton

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Dog health care & feeding articles – how to keep your dog healthy for a lifetime

By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2016

Obedience instructor and author Michele Welton Dog Health Care – The Sensible Way
Read my advice on daily health care so your dog lives a long, healthy life and seldom needs to see the vet.

Healthy bowl of real food The Best Dog Food For Feeding Your Dog
Real food. Homemade meals. But I don't mean "people food" or "table scraps"....

Natural dog food brands The Second-Best Dog Food For Feeding Your Dog
If you can't feed homemade dog food, here are your next-best choices.

Syringe for giving booster shots to your dog Vaccinations and Booster Shots: Needed or Not?
How many vaccinations does your puppy really need? Does your adult dog need yearly booster shots? The vaccination guidelines have changed. Find out what many vets aren't telling you.

Vet treating a dog The Type of Veterinarian I Recommend
Is your vet really the best choice for your dog? Here's how to find out!

Neutering a male dog Neutering Your Male Dog
Advantages and disadvantages of neutering your male dog.

Spaying a female dog Spaying Your Female Dog
Advantages and disadvantages of spaying your female dog.

Dog lifespan quiz Help Your Dog Live Longer
This personalized quiz will help you improve your dog's daily care and increase his life expectancy.

Assisi Loop How I Treated My Dog's Inflammation and Pain With Electromagnetic Field Therapy
Does your dog suffer from painful arthritis, hip dysplasia, or disk disease? The Assisi Loop helps reduce inflammation and pain.