Category: Nutrition for Pets

Information on Nutrition for Pets

Dogs must chew on bones as part of their diet.

Although bones contain essential minerals required by dogs and cats, these elements are provided in the safer form of bone meal iii pet food. Pets derive great satisfaction from chewing on bones. Chewing on hard objects strengthens muscles in the head and neck and provides a challenging recreational activity. Chewing can help to minimize the […]

Dry Food prevents dental problems.

There is no evidence that eating dry food will prevent tooth or gum disease in either dogs or cats. Some pets eat exclusively canned or semimoist food and develop few dental problems. Others fed strictly dry kibble diets can have problems such as tartar buildup (dental “calculi”) on tooth surfaces (and under the gum line), […]