A Rant About Pet Food

The Rant Honestly, I’m tired. I’m tired of thinking we’ve finally figured out a good diet for Nix, only to find out that the kibbles we’ve chosen are not so great as I thought they were. I’m tired of writing a post, praising the food, and then realising it may …

Pet Fooled: A Documentary on the Pet Food Industry

Last week Manel and I decided to watch Pet Fooled, a documentary on the pet food industry which is available on Netflix.  Most of what Pet Fooled explained didn’t surprise me: I already knew that a great quantity of dog food is made of low-quality ingredients which in many occasions …

Another Lesson Learnt: We’d Better Avoid Cheese

As I explained in last week’s post, Nix has been having some stomach issues of (so far) unclear cause. Last Tuesday we stopped giving her any kind of medication. Fortunately, it seemed like she had recovered, as she didn’t throw up… until Friday night. On Friday we invited my aunt …

Nix Turns One: Some Reflections

Last Tuesday it was Nix’s first birthday. To celebrate it, we gave Nix some grilled chicken (see pictures below) and we got her a new toy, a Kong Squeezz bone, made of the same material as the Kong Squeezz ball, which she really enjoys. Since she’s turned one, I think …

Nix’s Top 3 junior dog food

So far we have been describing the different food properties and their strong and weak points in regards to dog nutrition. However, there is an important aspect that we want to focus, what Nix likes the most. This article focuses on what Nix’s favourite food based on her own criteria. …

New (Temporary) Food: Advance Veterinary Diets Diabetes Colitis

As I’ve mentioned previously, Nix has had many issues with food and we’re constantly searching for a new one that sits well with her. I’d say that, of all the different kibbles that she has tried, the cotecnica maxima grain free has been the worst: she scratched more and her …

Nix’s Food Experience So Far

I thought I had talked about my personal crusade to find a good kibble for Nix, but after going through the posts I realised I hadn’t. To give you an overview of the situation, Nix is almost 10 months old, she’s been with us for 5 months, and she has …

Summary of the Week: Monday 24th to Sunday 30th October

The week where Nix goes to the beach for the first time… Monday & Tuesday Early on the week, especially on Monday and Tuesday, I noticed that Nix seemed calmer. She spent most of the morning sleeping or lying down. I think that she is calming down as a result …