TABLE SCRAPS VS KIBBLE OR RAW!
- Many people feed their pet things like these leftover, fatty pieces of this chicken or a turkey leg, or the extra lemon pepper salmon.
- While protein is great for your pets, all the stuff that people use to season it isn't. Plus cooked bones can break and splinter.
- An appropriate portion of Fromm Game Bird or Salmon Tunalini. Both are grain free, which is best for a dog's skin and coat and digestion.
- Most household pets don't actually need the grains in their diet. You can actually also feed your pet LESS food if it's better quality nutrition – higher in protein, lower in fillers.
- None of our foods have any corn, soy, wheat or animal byproducts, so you know you're getting great stuff to feed them.
- Another option is raw or freeze dried foods. These are actually closest to an animal's ancestral diet, which was raw meat that they hunted.
- We often recommend PRIMAL or STELLA & CHEWY raw or freeze dried raw food.
- One more thing that pet parents should know is that every pet – dog or cat – can benefit from a probiotic supplement.
- Just like in humans, these supplements keep the good bacteria in the gut healthy, so a pet can get the most out of the food its eating.
- Either Goat's Milk from Primal or The Honest Kitchen or a supplement like Animal Essentials Plant Enzyme and Probiotic, which just gets sprinkled on the food.
- February is also National Pet Dental Health Month.
- Many pets over the age of 2 suffer from dental disease, which is often preventable.
- A daily dental supplement like Plaque-Off to help prevent tartar and plaque build up on teeth.
- It's actually made from a specific strain of seaweed that works with the dog or cat's body chemistry to help remove and prevent tartar.
- A tiny amount gets sprinkled on the food every day, and it really works to keep their teeth healthy and breath a little fresher.
- Brad also recommends vet supervised non-anesthetic dental cleanings once or twice a year to help keep their teeth clean. It's kind of like going in for your sixth month cleaning but for your dog.
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