Nutrition Tips For Your Dog
Here is what to look in a dog food:
The first ingredients should be named meats, poultry or fish
Avoid by-products (including meat-and-bone-meal and beef-and-bone-meal).
Limit the grains! There is an increasing push by many quality pet food companies to eliminate or significantly reduce grains in pet food. Click Here to learn about some of the problems linked to grains.
Avoid the chemical preservatives and humidity retainer (BHA, BHT, propyl gallate, ethoxyquin, propylene glycol).
Select “natural” or “human grade” foods. These terms have no legal definition but are generally seen on better-quality foods.
If your dog is having issues like: lack of interest in his/her food, allergies,itching, shedding, ear infections runny eyes, lack of energy, dull coat etc. Consider feeding a hypoallergenic food or a different category of food. The categories are: kibble, canned, raw, and dehydrated. Some customers have seen dramatic improvements by changing foods and/or food category.
Pro-biotics and pre-biotics can be helpful to boost the immunity.
Come by our store and our trained staff can help you choose the foods that are right for your pet.
Dogs evolved from wolves and are genetically almost identical. Like wolves, dogs are carnivors. The best rated dog foods have higher meat contents. Poor quality foods can be detrimental to your pet’s health and contribute to allergies, obesity, excessive shedding, diabetes and even cancer.
Pet Nutrition Is Important!!
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Is your Dog having health issues such as allergies, excessive shedding or obesity? Perhaps they aren't getting the nutrition they need. Come by our store to learn more about dog nutrition and their food.