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Filed under: Pet Diet — Tags: , , , — Nik @ 11:22 pm

Pet Health Food:

There was a time when having and keeping a pet was not something everyone could do. However, today more and more people have begun keeping pets because of the affection and companionship they offer. Owing to this rising number of pets and the necessity to have commercial products available for them, the pet nutrition industry has seen a great boom. In fact, today, this has become a multi-billion dollar industry. Unfortunately, as more and more business corporations enter into this industry, the quality of commercial food available to your pets has gone down. With false marketing and advertising, companies often dupe unsuspecting pet owners into believing that their food is the best for their pets. However, the sad truth is that most of the commercial food that you buy for your pets is extremely low quality and sometimes even toxic. Most of these commercially produced foods contain low quality meat products and inferior vegetable and grains products. Thousands of pets die every year because of these inferior quality foods. It is imperative therefore to make sure that our pets get the healthiest of foods.

Here’s essential pet diet which you can give:

  • Precooked meats with a high amount of proteins. Make sure that you get meals which have a high amount of proteins listed in their ingredients list. Since a lot of proteins are lost in the process of cooking, it is better to have meals which have high levels of proteins. Some of the beneficial meat products for your pet are lamb, chicken and venison meals. Some of the ingredients like grains, corn and corn meal can be potential allergens and therefore should be avoided.
  • Grains like barley, rolled oats, brown rice, millet and quinoa are also beneficial for your pet (especially dogs). However, you should consult your vet to find out the proportions in which the grains should be given.
  • Though dogs are omnivorous, they can be given an all vegetarian diet if the protein requirements are met. Give them fresh cottage cheese or soy from time to time to make sure they are getting enough proteins in their diet.
  • Avoid foods which contain chemicals and preservatives like Ethoxyquin, BHT and BHA. Instead go for foods which have natural preservatives like vitamin C or vitamin E.
  • If you intend to feed your pets food meant for humans, you can give them fruits and vegetables like turnip, squash, and broccoli. You can also give them fresh pasta with garlic and olive oil.