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Should you feed your pets (dogs and cats) fruits and vegetables?

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Yes, but you need to know which fruits and vegetables are beneficial and which ones are not safe. You also need to know the right quantity to feed your pet. But first, let’s consider the physiology of dogs and cats. Both dogs and cats have single hinged jaws and sharp incisors – teeth designed for ripping and tearing. They do not have molars for grinding and they cannot move their jaws from side to side as a cow does when it chews.What does this mean? It means that they need their fruits and veggies pre-digested. Wild canines and felines get their...

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Cat Litter Types And How To Choose

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Cat litter has always been and will always be a huge matter of contention for cat owners across the globe; There are hundreds of types of litter and brands of litter to choose from, and every single person and every single cat has a particular criteria that they feel their litter should fulfill. Deciding on a litter that works equally well for you and for your cat is tough, but not impossible.There is a litter out there for everyone!When deciding on a litter it is very important to note what your priorities are--are you in a small apartment and need...

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Clean Teeth and Fresh Breath For Pets

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Fresh breath is a sign of good dental health in your pet. If your pet has bad breath, this may be a sign of dental decay and gum disease which may affect your pet’s immune system.There are a number of options for you to consider:1. Getting your pet’s teeth cleaned. This can be expensive and not comfortable for your pet as the vet may wish to use general anesthetic. There are some places that offer anesthetic free teeth cleaning. You may wish to consider that.2. Prevention is always the best solution, so cleaning your pet’s teeth is another alternative.However, not...

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The Guaranteed Analysis of Ingredients and Biological

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Reading Labels 102: Value of ProteinsReading and understanding labels is essential for you to make an informed choice about the food that you feed your pet.One important feature on the label of pet foods is the “Guaranteed Analysis”. This tells you the minimum percentage of crude protein, crude fat, crude fibre and moisture.This is a useful tool to help you select the right food for your pet. Whether you pet is active and needs more calories, or it is a senior and prone to put on weight, the Guaranteed Analysis will help you select a food that meets your pet’s...

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What is Wholesome Pet Food?

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Wholesome pet food doesn’t use cheap fillers such as corn and other grains. It doesn’t use animal by-products. It also contains natural ingredients that provide your pet with the nutrition that it needs. Reading Labels 101 Reading and understanding labels is essential for you to make an informed choice about the food that you feed your pet. Ingredients are listed by weight. The ingredients are listed in order of the amount (by weight) of that ingredient.What you want to see: The first few ingredients should be protein not a grain such as corn. Corn is a cheap filler that is used to...

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