Choosing a dog food can be overwhelming. When shopping for your best friend, you’re bound to come across so many brands, flavors and formulas. The ever-growing number of options and confusing ingredient lists can make it can quite confusing to find a dog food that matches your dog’s needs. On your next trip to purchase dog food, make sure to take a closer look at the label. Don’t be fooled by flashy packaging or enticing images.
Additionally, ask yourself if your dog suffers from any of the following issues:
- Excessive scratching and itching
- Constant licking of paws
- Dandruff or flaking skin
- Lack of energy
- Ear infections
- No interest in eating
- Diarrhea or upset digestive tract
Keep in mind a lot of these symptoms can be caused by low quality dog foods that contain fillers, corn, wheat gluten and even meat by-products. These ingredients may be the cause of your best friend’s issues.
By following a few basic steps, you can ensure a healthier meal for your four-legged friend. Specifically, holistic dog food is made from high quality ingredients like Omega 3 fatty acids, vitamins, probiotics, digestive enzymes, antioxidants, whole grain rice, real meat and other nutrients. Holistic dog food is usually more expensive because of it’s higher quality but you’ll actually feed your dog less and your pet will stay satisfied longer. So in essence you might end up spending less in the long run; especially if you consider a healthier dog mean less vet bills.