Everyone loves their pets. But people can never resist it when their pets ask them for food.
It is extremely important to pick the right kind of food for your pets. The food that you give your pets affects their health in a huge way.
This article by Marth Stewart from marthastewart.com tells us how to choose food carefully.
Deciding what to feed your pet isn’t easy these days, especially after the FDA’s unprecedented pet food recall in 2007 that pulled more than 100 brands off store shelves. The culprit of the contaminated food was wheat gluten poisoned with melamine, a chemical used to make plastics and fertilizers. The tainted food caused kidney failure and other illnesses, and may have killed thousands of pets. Read more about this here.
The above article told us how to choose the correct food for our pets by observing the things that we buy. But we should also know what not to feed our companions.
The following article from ottawavalleydogwhisperer.blogspot.in gives us a comprehensive guide on what to avoid as food for the pets.
There are many ingredients and hidden ingredients in pet foods and treats (off-the-shelf pet store products and veterinarian prescribed) that will adversely affect the health of your dog and cat. Having some knowledge of the good and bad ingredients found in pet food can mean the difference between great health and poor health, between a few visits to the veterinarian over the span of your companion animals life – or many visits, lesser quality of life and a shortened life span. The lists – provided further below in section 2 and 3 of this article, below will assist you in understanding bad, good and better pet food. Here is the full article.
By now, you should have understoof how to check the food that you give your pets and what not to give them too.
One of the major questions that dog owners have is – Can my dog eat “people” food? This video answers that very question.
Hopefully, this post guided you in feeding your pets in the best way possible. You pets are your companions and never leave your side till the end of time. It is important to look after them and love them just as much as they love us.
To help your pet further, you could try to consult veterinarian or become a vet tech yourself! Make a change in this world today.