The link between nutrition & dog behaviour

The link between nutrition & dog behaviour

Jo Rosie from the School of Canine Science gives you a snippet of the latest research behind feeding dogs to improve their health and behaviour.

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  1. Tokio Husky on August 13, 2021 at 10:34 pm

    Thank you so mush

  2. The Phat Phox on August 13, 2021 at 10:48 pm

    Wonderful video!

  3. Tesla Nick on August 13, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    Thanks Jo. It would be helpful if you could link to the studies that support your claims. Raw feeding (meat) has little to no evidential benefit and lots of risks associated so I’m immediately skeptical of anyone promoting raw feeding. I’d love someone to change my mind.
    Also the studies I can find on serotonin production in the gut are preliminary and not conclusive and don’t appear to support a mechanism by which it would benefit behaviour, only other potential health benefits.

  4. Teresa Wright on August 13, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    This is really interesting and has left me wondering if certain itchy skin conditions can be related to a dog’s anxiety level. At the risk of anthropomorphising, some humans can develop skin conditions when hormonal changes in the body occur from extreme stress but these conditions have been known to be controlled by diet. Could the same symptoms and conditions be attributed in dogs? I’ve worked with a few highly reactive dogs that also have itchy skin conditions. Could these symptoms and behaviours be connected and controlled by diet at all? Food for thought. No pun intended ๐Ÿ™‚ Keep posting! Loving your YouTube updates ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Johanna on August 13, 2021 at 10:51 pm

    Wonderful video! I’ve been very interested in the link between nutrition and behavior, but unfortunately as you point out, it seems to be a very neglected area of science. Personally, I have found that many dogs with reactivity/fear/aggression issues (including my own) seem to suffer food sensitivities and candida yeast issues. My boxer/pit mix has fear aggression issues that seem MUCH worse during allergy and yeast flareups. We changed her diet (fresh foods only, no kibble) to eliminate all starchy carbs, and her food allergy triggers (dairy, grains, potatoes, nuts, and chicken) and her self-control and ability to come back down from stress and focus on me around triggers is much better (though obviously not enough to take the place of training)… so I’m definitely a believer. Would love to see more videos from you guys on this subject! ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Wolf Gang on August 13, 2021 at 10:53 pm

    Good books for keeping a Dog (nutrition, wellbeing):

  7. The Dog Log on August 13, 2021 at 10:53 pm

    Got a bloomin essay on nutrition in next week. Loved this mini vlog.

  8. DerpTheory on August 13, 2021 at 11:09 pm

    Loved this! What are your views about feeding dog greens as a part of daily diet though? Readings suggest they cause calcium oxalates in the body that can be a contributor to urinary tract problems.

  9. Hev Bushnell on August 13, 2021 at 11:15 pm

    Why can’t I share this? :/ ๐Ÿ™

  10. Gaina on August 13, 2021 at 11:18 pm

    That was fascinating! ๐Ÿ˜

  11. Linsey Clark on August 13, 2021 at 11:29 pm

    Okay to copy link and share to my Facebook page guys?

  12. Paulina Zalech on August 13, 2021 at 11:29 pm

    Will I get some sort of certificate? ๐Ÿ˜Š

  13. EditZone on August 13, 2021 at 11:33 pm

    I really liked how you addressed the relationship of nutrition and behavior vs nutrition and health. But I would be careful when you mention of any animalโ€™s microbiota/flora. You mentioned about the bacteria and viruses that do contribute to their nutrition, but it is only bacteria are the only microorganisms that to contribute to the breakdown and digestion of the given sources of food in the intestines of simple stomached animals. Viruses, not to my knowledge aid in any of that process, as they do only use any type of cell (with the exception of blood cells) to replicate.