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Can You Really Get Quality Dog Food?

Jun 13, 2008
People really like owning pets. It seems like most people really prefer dogs. Dogs are smart, worthy of our trust and they love and care for us. Dogs really pay attention to their owners. So that you can really bond with your dog, you need to take good care of his health. Offering good, quality food to your dog is the place to start.

In the commerce-driven society, entrepreneurs have not forsaken a single opportunity to mint money. Dog food is no exception either. There are numerous brands selling all kinds of dog food. However, the quality of commercially available dog food is being questioned by veterinary doctors and dog lovers.

Dog owners would really like to know what makes a quality dog food. Homemade food may be on option. You need to do some comparison shopping before making a decision on the best food for your dog.

You may be under the impression that what is healthy for humans is also healthy for dogs. In reality, this is not true. Dogs need different types of nutrition than humans. Therefore, the quality ingredients needed for your dog's food is not the same as what you need.

I am sure you have noticed that dogs like bones. Bone can actually provided added calcium to your dog's diet. Therefore, it makes sense that calcium in dog food is a good ingredient. If you dog does not get the necessary amount of calcium in his diet it can lead to weakness in the bones and even bone disease.

Dogs are high in energy. The use up a lot of calories when they play with us. The food you feed your dog needs to contain plenty of carbs, proteins and fats to be healthy for your dog.

The internet is a good place to look for recipes and ideas for homemade dog food. You can find out how to determine what your specific dog needs for nutrition as defined by his age and breed. For example, a younger dog will need more calcium than an adult dog.

You also need to observe your dog's reactions to the food you feed it. Like humans, dogs have a fully developed sense of taste. They prefer to eat stuff that tastes great to them. A german shephard likes beef cubes while a bloodhound is known to prefer chicken. It is advisable to observe your dog's reactions to the food. Based on your observations, you can tweak the homemade dog food recipe accordingly.
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