We all hope bad things won’t happen to us. Unfortunately, this concept applies to pet food just as much as anything else.
I am sure you saw my email the other day about the latest dog food recall. It seems every time we turn around, we see another pet food recall. From plastic, prescription medications and even euthanasia drugs found in pet food, how can we have confidence in what our pets are eating?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just sent out another pet food warning! This time, it is for potentially toxic levels of vitamin D. Several dogs have already gotten sick, and tests have found excessive levels of vitamin D in many dog foods. The FDA notes this is a developing situation, and more recalls may occur.
Recently, I attended a workshop on healthy pet foods. The seminar was conducted at a veterinary clinic and the speakers focused on many issues, including the process of making pet food. This process includes removing many nutrients, and then adding them back, in artificial versions.
As one of the most important elements of life, water and its quality should be a top priority for everyone. City water can contain a plethora of undesirables…
There are many ways to provide a healthy environment for your dog. Alongside diet, we dog parents should consider other factors that many impact health. Last week, I wrote about the bowls from which our dogs eat and drink.
So we all know a good diet is important to keep our dogs healthy. But what about the things he eats and drinks from? Does your dog eat and drink out of plastic bowls? Ceramic? Glass? Stainless steel?