Sunday, November 29, 2009

Understanding Ingredients

Understanding your dog's food items is a must for dog lovers or dog owners. Every time you feed the dog with different kinds of food, you should always read the label and understand the contents about the dog feed types that are used in such commercial preparations. You have to understand when buying food for your dog and also know what to look for.

Feed items include dry and fresh foods. Fresh dog food provided in homes generally consist of materials such as pieces of freshly cut chicken in addition to cranberry juice, blue green algae, etc.

If you find all kinds of preservatives and if the dog suddenly developed signs associated with food allergy, suspect the unwanted material in the feed material provided. Similarly, understand about the moisture status. If an item of food has more moisture, then the dog may prefer this, too.

Beet pulp, pasta, soybean oil, wheat middlings, calcium carbonate, magnesium oxide, copper sulphate, iron sulphate, zinc oxide, choline chloride, etc. are often the material in the case of a vegetarian diet based on the items offered to pets such as dogs .

Raw eggs, chicken, beef, mutton, fish, quail etc. are often the materials in terms of preferred dog food prepared on the basis of non-vegetarian items. Taurine is one of the essential ingredients for dog nutrition. Like wise, in the case of dog feed with frozen fish items, vitamin called thiamine needs to be supplemented as an ingredient.

Many types of premium dog food preparations containing essential fatty acids, carbohydrates with adequate fiber content, vitamins such as A, D, E and vitamin B complex.

Also, minerals such as zinc, are essential elements for the skin health status and calcium, which is an essential element for the growth of bone, muscle tonicity. They must be enriched in these foods. However, the cost of food preparation that is relatively more expensive than processed foods with common materials. Although probably better for your dog's health.


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