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The best dog owners give dedicated attention to the subject of
nutrition for dogs. It is a topic of such great
importance that is turning the dog food industry upside down and changing the
way dogs are fed. Fortunately, a strictly commercial dog food diet is no
longer the standard
to feed dogs.
Why is excellent
excellent nutrition for dogs so important?
Excellent nutrition is one of the cornerstones of the best canine health
management programs for serious dog fanciers in all fields, and many dog professionals
even cook nutritious, nutrient-dense meals for their dogs every day.
Why is an emphasis on excellent nutrition so important?
The answer is very simple.
After genetics and environmental stability, few things have such a profound
impact on the health,
well-being and longevity of a dogs life as excellent nutrition. When canine nutritional
needs are taken seriously and dog diets extend beyond commercial dog food diets, it
is not uncommon for dogs to experience longer, healthier and more satisfying
lives. All puppies and dogs should receive a diet brimming with natural
and wholesome sources of
As part of a weekly diet, a well fed dog could receive the following nutritious, wholesome foods:
* Fresh goat milk
* Farm fresh free-range eggs (cooked)
* Meats - turkey, chicken, duck, lamb or chevon (goat)
* Organic whole grains and vegetables
Is all of this effort really worth it? Absolutely! The benefits of truly natural dog food
are often by dog owners who see visible changes in their dogs. Things like
improved coat quality of our dogs, reduction or
complete lack of allergies and skin problems, individual excellent
over-all mental and physical health improvement. Nutrition is
just as important for dogs and puppies as it is for people!
But if you need to, it is possible to glean wholesome food benefits using
commercial dog food by
incorporating an excellent dog food mixed along with
other natural foods for the benefit of convenience.