Americans are more concerned about health than ever before, so we should also have the same amount of concern for our pets ... particularly regarding the ingredients in their food. We would like the ingredients of our pets 'foods are acceptable for human consumption.
After all, if the byproducts are not tolerated in our food, why should they be tolerated in our pets 'diet? We 're also starting to understand that our dogs and cats need daily supplements the same way we do, to take care of their bodies for the inevitable ravages of aging. In the space of an animal 's life, starting early for good health ensures less vulnerability to degenerative diseases of joints that are less likely to scream in pain and a healthy heart. Naturally, we want our dogs and cats live with us as long as possible.
Renowned holistic Veternarian Dr. Jane Bicks says that when you look at the dog food, it must be weary of dyes, chemicals and artificial preservatives wherever possible. For example, BHA ... one of the synthetic antioxidant preservatives most commonly used primarily to prevent food discoloration and rancidity ... it has been found in scientific studies to cause gastric cancer in laboratory rats at certain doses. At lower doses, the Conservative doesn't have a cancerous effect but there is not to say that BHA can do to the body in small doses over a long period of time. Dr. Jane that the maximum life of dogs is estimated between 25 to 30 years, but the dog often lives no more on average 13 to 14 years. And it says that difference is caused primarily by inadequate nourishment.
It also states that the protein is an essential element of a dog 's natural evolution for pet owners should look for foods that contain ingredients like meat, eggs, fish and dairy products by opposed to byproducts.
Working hard or more energetic dogs require more protein and fat in their diet to maintain stamina and good body shape. A dog food that is balanced and comprehensive and includes at least 26 percent protein and 1650 kilocalories of metabolizable energy per pound is ideal. During the seasons when dogs are not working, their energy requirements decrease. Feed less of the high calorie.
food or change to less than dog food nutrient dense. Unbleached rice is one of the most digestible carbohydrates and provides a wide range of energy for your dog. The corn and wheat, meanwhile, is much more difficult to digest. There is also a good idea to look for antioxidants. In recent years we have become much more aware of our consumption of antioxidants, so why should't we have the same attitude towards our pets?