Pet Owner's Tips and Tricks

Does Your Dog's Food Have These Harmful Ingredients?

Does Your Dog's Food Have These Harmful Ingredients?

Dog foods on the market today are often advertised as healthy, organic, or natural but still contain harmful ingredients for your dog's health. As pet owners, it's important that we don't just take a brand's word for it when they make the packaging look and sound healthy. If you're not already doing so, turn your dog food package around and check for these potentially harmful ingredients in your dog's food, and avoid them at all costs. 

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The Health Benefits of Spirulina for Dogs

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The Health Benefits of Spirulina for Dogs

Spirulina is a microscopic algae that contains a remarkably high amount of nutrients and protein. The concentration of beta-carotene, vitamin B-12 and iron are higher in spirulina than any other known food, plat, grain or herb!  This superfood has been tested for its benefits over time and studies suggest that spirulina may help to: Prevent and ease allergy symptoms Improve digestive health Reduce the rate of cancer Strengthen the immune system Interested in trying a functional treat that is made with organic spirulina for your dog? Give our dental support chews a try today. 

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The Benefits of Sweet Potatoes for Dogs

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The Benefits of Sweet Potatoes for Dogs

Sweet potatoes are a safe and healthy food for dogs. Sweet potatoes are a complex carbohydrate and a great energy source.  Sweet potatoes can provide dogs with several health benefits. The high fiber content of sweet potatoes can help improve a dog's digestive health, and unlike some other sources of fiber, they are low in fat.  Sweet potatoes are also high in beta-carotene which is an antioxidant that converts to vitamin A in the body. This antioxidant is important for healthy vision, muscle strength, and growth.  Adding sweet potatoes to your dog's daily diet can be done by steaming and serving...

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Benefits of Protein Rotation for Your Dog

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Benefits of Protein Rotation for Your Dog

Eating the same food every day can not only be boring for your dog but may also negatively impact their health. Throughout history, dogs have had rotating diets. A rotating protein diet mimics the diet of ancestral dogs that constantly had to hunt or find their food.  There are several health benefits to rotating your dog's protein. Here are just a few: Lower risk of developing allergiesOver time, your dog may become allergic to specific foods if they are continuously fed the same diet (Gilroy Dispatch). Rotating food, especially protein, in your pet's diet can lower the chance of them developing...

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