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How To Feed Your Dog

Jun 25, 2008
Commercial dog food - what a minefield. You know the scenario you go to the pet food store or supermarket and want to buy the best dog food available, after all our dogs are companions and part of the family.

The problem is there are so many types of dog food - dry dog food, wet dog food, organic dog food, well the list is endless. How do you really know what you are feeding your dog.

It will shock you to realise that the majority of dog owners do not realise what their dog is eating. As consumers we have been brainwashed by the pet-food industry to believe all their marketing claims. Your dogs food may seem like the perfect, balanced solution but unfortunately this is not the case.

Here are a few points to remember the next time you need to buy your dog food.

Dog food is full of preservatives, byproducts and other "suspicious" ingredients

The food is full of dead animals, bones, blood, head, feet and because dead and sick animals can be used in pet food some of the drugs that were used to treat or euthanize them may still be present after the manufacturing process.

Dog food companies promote their food as containing "human grade ingredients". Unfortunately this is incorrect.

Early death and disease in dogs has been linked to the commercial dog food companies and the ingredients used to produce the food.

The next time you go shopping for your dog food remember the petfood industry is a highly sophisticated advertising machine ($25 billion a year in profit worldwide) It is crucial that you can tell the difference between advertising hype and what is relevant so you can make an informed decision regarding your dogs diet.

I started to research the commercial dog food industry after the shocking death of my 5 year old Newfoundland. I had no idea that the food I was feeding her was killing her.
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