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Dog Food Secret! Not All Dog Food is Created Equal

Dog food secret! Not really a secret when the proof comes from a respected source.

I wholeheartedly support the idea of the dangers of certain types of commercial dog food. I have spend many hours of research from where ever I can. One truth for sure...


Not all dog foods are created equal.

Some commercial dog food contains "things you wouldn't even feed to a dog", and yet we do, or did until we learn the facts!

But don't take my word for it, try another trusted source.

Below is an excerpt from Wikipedia on dog food. Take a look and follow the link for the full article. It's on a trusted website. You make your own mind up.

Dog Food

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dog food is plant or animal material intended for consumption by dogs or other canines.

Special dog foods given as a reward, and not as a staple, are known as dog treats. Some people make their own dog food or feed their dogs meals made from ingredients purchased in grocery or health-food stores; many others rely on commercially manufactured dog food.

There are many different recommendations on what diet is best for dogs.

Some people argue that dogs have thrived off of leftovers and scraps from their human owners for thousands of years and that commercial dog foods (which have only been available for the past century) contain poor-quality meats, additives, and other ingredients dogs should not ingest, or that commercial dog food is not nutritionally sufficient for their dogs.


Homemade Diets

Different homemade diets are recommended by various experts, from "natural" diets consisting primarily of raw meat, to vegetarian diets consisting only of nutritionally balanced vegetarian ingredients, to mixtures consisting of ingredients such as brown rice, brown pasta, meats, eggs, and vegetables.

A problem with homemade diets, frequently articulated by veterinarians, is the difficulty to consistently provide the dog with a complete and balanced diet. This "technique-sensitivity" will be a challenging part of providing a truly superior diet to the higher quality brands readily available by retail in most urban and suburban areas.

Most dogs willingly eat vegetables, particularly if they are cooked, and many kinds of fruit, although chocolate, coffee, onions, macadamia nuts, and bread dough can be poisonous in dogs. Grapes and raisins are also toxic to dogs. Avocados have in two cases been associated with heart failure in dogs.


Commercial Dog Food

By its water content, commercial dog food can be categorized into following types: dry, semi-moist, and moist.

Contents

Many commercial dog foods are made from materials unusable or less desirable for human consumption. These may include:

  • Meat by-products or digests (which may include euthanized animals)
  • Meat-and-bone meals
  • Grain by-products
  • Horse meat

Less expensive dog foods generally include less meat, and more animal by-products and grain "fillers".

Proponents of a more natural diet criticize the use of such ingredients, and point out that regulations allow for packaging that might lead a consumer to believe that they were buying a natural food when, in reality, the food might be comprised mostly of ingredients such as those listed above.

However, several pet foods exist which do not contain any of these ingredients. Such brands may include Evanger's and Tripett. Many pet stores stock well-known brands that are free of by-products, and run at around the same price as some grocery store brands. More expensive dogs foods may be made of ingredients suitable for human consumption, organic products, or free-range meats.

Dog Food Secret - There is a better alternative

Click here for Dog Food Secret Video Evidence - There is an alternative to commercial dog food. Society has been feeding dogs for thousands of years. Commercial dog food has only 100 years of history. There is a better way and you will find it here!








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