Food is fuel for life.

Remember what we said about the nutrients needing to be present in the right form and quantity and ratio? Well . . . if the balance within the food mix isn't quite right, your dog won't gain weight and will feel hungry all the time. To make up for it, he or she will eat just about anything to stave off the gnawing hunger: dead animals, garbage, feces for instance. Kiko (above), back from his walk, shows his energy by rubbing his back --- on the freshly vacuumed carpet. Please click Kiko to go back to the Nutrition Primer.