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What Food Should I Feed My Dog?

Apr 26, 2008
Owning a pet is an awesome stress reliever. It is a fact that owning a dog can bring great happiness to your life. Dogs, like humans, need love, proper care, clean surroundings, exercise and a good, nutritious food.

If you feed your dog unhealthy food, you will end up with an unhealthy dog. It will require sifting through the vast amounts of foods out there to find one that is actually good for your dog. Healthy food is your key to a healthy dog!

There are certain foods which are not good for the health of dogs. For example, fried foods (like fried potatoes) can create problems in the digestive tracts of dogs. Similarly, tomatoes and cooked bones are not good for your dog's health.

There are a lot of people who feed their dog corn or food made with corn. In actuality, dogs cannot digest corn. Some people have even mixed corn flakes into their dog's food on purpose.

Other foods, such as chocolate or grapes are not good for your dog. Be aware that you do not have to buy expensive dog food to get healthy dog food. There are a great deal of healthy recipes for homemade dog food that are easy for you to make.

Some examples of good things to feed your dog are broccoli, brown rice and chicken (without the bones). Keep in mind that different breeds require different nutrients and whatever you feed your dog must be easy to digest and rich in the types of nutrients needed for your specific dog.

Other things that are important when feeding your dog are calcium, vitamins, mineral, proteins and carbohydrates. Look for these things when buying a dog food and your dog will thank you. There are many places selling holistic dog food, which is great for your dog.

You can look online for business selling high quality dog food, you can talk to your vet or even seek out online communities for suggestions of the best dog food. Feed your dog well and you will have a happy, healthy friend!
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