About Pawmeal Team

We love our pets (Skippy and Rara) and want to share our experiences and stories with you. Together, we took a pet nutrition specialist course to understand our pets' diets better. We also make fresh, gently cooked food that can let your pet become healthier, happier and live longer. Our cooked food helps keep picky dogs excited and interested longer than other foods.

How do you know if your dog has a food allergy?

How Do You Know if Your Dog has a Food Allergy?

When you see your dog scratch or itch somewhere on its body, it can be due to different reasons. Your pup may be bored and want your attention. It may be craving for some play time. Or it can also be due to fleas or ticks (😰). But when you see your dog scratch itself until its fur drops or skin reddens, your dog may have facing some problems! It may be due to a food allergy and your dog is displaying symptoms and reacting to it. Let’s understand more about dog food allergies here!

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How to Read Pet Food Labels – Uncover Hidden Truths behind Dog Food Namings

As pet owners, lovers and pet food makers, we did a pet food nutrition course a while back. One of the most significant things that we learned was the ability to read pet food labels. This enabled us to tell which pet food is real, and which pet food is “not exactly telling the truth”. The most glaring example? Proclaiming itself to be a “key ingredient recipe” when the ingredient could be just 3% of the total food amount! Do you usually read the big nice words on the food packaging, then form an impression...

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Pawmeal Dog Poop Meaning

8 Types of Dog Stools – Their Meanings and Home Remedies

💩 Occasionally, pet owners and our customers ask us about the meaning of their dog’s poo. We all know that whatever comes out from our canine’s tummy most likely is due to what goes into it. (Note: Food usually is the reason for poop problems, but there are other non-food related factors too). We’ll look into 8 poop issues and share what they mean below. We’ll cover non-food related reasons too. 💩 Why you should learn the meanings of your dog’s poop Most pet owners will rather explore home remedies first to...

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Is Commercial Dog Food Healthy for your Pet?

A common widespread perception nowadays is that commercial pet food is seen as the default food for dogs and cats. There are many benefits associated with commercial dog food or cat food, otherwise known as kibbles. They are often advertised as convenient solutions, they are sold cheaper at large oversized packets, they are said to be able to complete your pet’s dietary needs, and the big companies have pet nutritionists working for them to formulate the dried processed food. But beneath all these, lie a lot more facts that most consumers, pet owners are unaware of. One shocking...

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What are meat meals

Are Meat Meals Good for Dogs?

Summary - It is OK to feed dog food that uses good quality meat concentrate that comes from edible meaty parts of an animal, and a NO if the ingredient sources are not exactly transparent. We feel that meat meals that consist of natural, real meat are good for your dog. Do note that these meat powders usually require topping up of artificial nutrients as the high heat process will have eliminated most of the natural nutrients. Meat meals that use real proteins are so rare, as almost every dog food maker save on ingredient costs. (To...

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Pawmeal Dog Food Allergy Treatment

Testing for Dog Food Allergies in Singapore

Testing for dog food allergies can be really a headache. 😪 When your dog has a food allergy, symptoms like itching and rashes may occur. You may try home remedies like this particular solution to identify the food cause. You may also have heard of hypoallergenic diets sold in the physical and online pet shops, which are not really permanent solutions. 🙅‍♀️ (We explain why towards the end of this article below). However, if nothing works and your dog still displays allergic symptoms, perhaps it is time to consider seeking professional help and send your dog for possible food allergy tests. But before...

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Pawmeal How To Help A Picky Dog Eat

How to Make a Picky Dog Eat

"How to let my picky dog eat?" 😑 “My dog is not eating.” 😥 “My dog is a fussy eater!” 😐 We hear you. Rara and Skippy both hear you too. So we are going to share with you 8 tips on how to make your picky dog eat better. It seems to be becoming a norm that dogs are getting picky, and our data shows that certain breeds may be fussier than other breeds. Fussy eating seems to be one of the main problems of caring for our dogs. As a result, some pawrents are worried of giving food that...

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How to Understand Dog Poop (with Stool Chart / Infographic)

The ideal dog poop 💩 should also not stink too much. The amount of dog poop and the stinkiness are both indicators of how much your dog is absorbing the food. The least amount of dog poop and less smelly it is, the better. Ever since we have Rara, we have been talking to her like she understands us. (We think Rara understands us!) But how do we understand Rara - in particular, Rara’s inner body conditions and how she feels? Knowing the meanings of her poop change may help! We do...

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Pawmeal Types Of Dog Food Comparison

Best Types of Cat and Dog Food? – A Quick Comparison

Not sure what type of cat or dog food to feed? Here you can find a quick (and objective) comparison on the different types of cat and dog food choices for your pet. Too long, don't want to read? Jump straight to the comparison table at the bottom. ? (Most of) today’s pets are having a good life A lot of pet owners say that their pets often eat better than them. That's because we all love our furry ones at home! And also because our little ones have body systems that are a little more particular on nutrition. Which means we...

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