Choosing the Right Dog Food

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Choosing the Right Dog Food

After a 2015 lawsuit against a leading food brand, more and more dog owners are working to get to the bottom of what is truly in their dog’s food. Dog food packaging can include flashy buzzwords and make all sorts of claims, making the world of dog food hard to navigate. The team at Reviews.com took an in-depth look at 2,223 formulas, scrutinising ingredients, nutrient ratios, and even customer service history of each brand. Here’s what their team had to say: Bad Ingredients, Poor Health Just verifying all the ingredients in your food are “safe” doesn’t mean they are optimal or even healthy for your best friend. Dogs need the right combination of protein, fat, moisture, fiber, and nutrients to live healthy, happy lives. The wrong ingredients in the wrong combinations can lead to a host of health problems, both physical and mental. Digestive problems, including bloat and inflammatory bowel […]

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Responsible Dog Ownership

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Responsible Dog Ownership

With all the companionship and love that our dogs give so freely, it’s hard to imagine that some owners just don’t take responsibility for their dogs. But it’s true. Millions of dogs—healthy dogs—are euthanized every year. Whether through owner neglect or owner ignorance, millions of healthy dogs will endure the same fate this year. So what’s a responsible dog owner to do? The best thing you can do, as a dog owner, is to ensure that your dog doesn’t become a statistic, and you do that through responsible pet ownership. Welcoming a new dog into your house means taking on additional long-term responsibility. Many new dog owners find something cute or romantic about bringing that puppy in the window home until they realize that there’s a modicum of work involved in caring for that cute, adorable little face, and a price to pay for those wet, slobbering kisses. You wouldn’t […]

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The Risk Of Neglecting Your Pets Oral Care!

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The Risk Of Neglecting Your Pets Oral Care!

Whilst most pet owners are concerned about the oral hygiene of their pet, many others should understand that this is a matter that could possibly carry severe repercussions if left unattended. The problem does not end with just the mouth. It goes on to unleash various other medicalcomplications that may in some cases, prove to be fatal. Pet owners at times may notice their cat has a bad smell. They may ignore it. However, the bad smell coming from the pet’s mouth may be a sign of oral disease. The fact is that a cat’s oral hygiene is essential for maintaining the overall health of the pet. Poor oral hygiene does not only cause tooth decay or gum disease. Apart from aggravating these conditions, poor oral hygiene goes on to cause serious health issues such as heart, kidney and lung diseases. A cat’s teeth are most vulnerable to plaque build-up. […]

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