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Proper nutrition is hugely important to keeping your pet healthy. The pet food industry is vast and unregulated. There are a lot of misleading and even dangerous foods out there with pretty labels and ingredients that we would like to eat. Some of them are not properly balanced. Many have never been fed to a test group of animals before marketing. That makes your pet the Guinea pig. For the sake of your pet, speak to a veterinarian who is knowledgable about nutrition prior to starting on a diet.
Young growing and pregnant animals’ needs are very different from an adult’s. Geriatrics’ needs are different again. There is no one food that fits all stages of life. Some pets have metabolic issues that require special diets. For example some dogs and cats are prone to bladder stones and need to be on selected diets to prevent them.
Raw diets can be dangerous for growing pets because the calcium phosphorous ratio may not be balanced resulting in severe joint disease that will plague them all their lives.
Let us help you to choose a diet that is right for your cat or dog.