Pug
Origin Pug is one of the oldest dog breeds. Most scientists agree that the ancestors of the pugs lived in the East more than three thousand years ago. The earliest…

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Having a pug is not so easy, but very cool!
Hello! I’ve been thinking for a long time about whether to tell you about this miracle of nature or not, but I decided nevertheless) and suddenly someone like me will…

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DOES CARBOHYDRATES NEED THE DOG'S NUTRITION?
Do not rush to give up carbohydrates. Feeding boiled white rice is an old known way to curb mild diarrhea in a dog. However, white rice has a high glycemic…

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DOES CARBOHYDRATES NEED THE DOG’S NUTRITION?

Do not rush to give up carbohydrates.

Feeding boiled white rice is an old known way to curb mild diarrhea in a dog. However, white rice has a high glycemic index, so I suggest using this diet only for a short time and in very moderate amounts. It is much better to replace white rice with brown. If your dog has rice intolerance, it can be replaced with gluten-free oatmeal (can be found in health food stores and a number of supermarkets).

A number of cereals used in feeding dogs has a high glycemic index – wheat, corn, white rice, etc. According to one of the leading experts on pet health, Dr. Dodds, they cause a chronic inflammatory response of the body and can contribute to the emergence and development of a number of serious diseases including obesity, daibet, heart disease, arthritis and oncology.

Whole (unrefined) grains, such as millet, gluten-free oatmeal, cinema and other gluten-free grains are a much healthier choice. Note – millet can inhibit the activity of the thyroid gland in dogs with thyroid disease, this effect is enhanced if millet is brewed, so we recommend that you avoid this cereal.

Sometimes there are calls to completely abandon carbohydrates – both for us and for our pets, but carbohydrates (cereals, fruits and vegetables) are a valuable source of energy and are necessary for the healthy functioning of the gastrointestinal tract, maintaining health at the cellular level. Although dogs do not have a pronounced need for carbohydrates, our experience suggests that a healthy diet with the right ratio of proteins, fats and carbohydrates improves the quality and life expectancy of your pet. In addition, in our experience, carbohydrate-free diets are worse perceived by dogs and lead to their excessive leanness.

Vegetables and fruits, in our opinion, are necessary in the dog’s diet, as they are an indispensable source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants. Dr. Dodds recommends the following carbohydrates for your dog’s diet: cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts); Fresh fruits – apples, bananas, berries, melon and watermelon; legumes, for example beans, lentils, chickpeas and peas.

VEGETABLES, FRUITS, CEREALS, BROADS ON THE MENU OF YOUR Pug.
Feeding vegetables and fruits is not necessary, because dogs by and large do not really need carbohydrates in the diet. Despite the fact that these products make up a very…

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A bit about pugs
For me, a pug is a small home orc. Round ottoman with legs, insanely affectionate and gentle beast. My pug is my first dog, and I do not regret at…

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Pigment keratitis in pugs
The cornea is the transparent part of the anterior membrane of the eye that transmits light. Normal healthy cornea is transparent. Keratitis is a corneal disease in which usually transparent…

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TREATMENT OF PIGMENTAL KERATITIS.
An agent capable of completely reversing pigment keratitis does not exist. After the pigment covers the cornea, it becomes difficult to eliminate. As a prophylaxis and to reduce the amount…

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