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10/15/2010 19:45:06 PM by Dr.Greg   Send Message to Dr.Greg  1406  views, category: Pet care, safety and insurance view all blogs


Natural whole meat and veggies contain many more natural ingredients that make digestion and absorption of food ingredients much easier.

Most pet food is made up of highly processed animal parts and grain and lacks many natural antioxidants, beneficial bacteria, and healthy oils.
These mixes are used to replace natural bacteria and ingredients lost when pet food is cooked and highly processed.

This processing and feeding individual parts instead of whole natural ingredients decreases the nutritional value of pet food.

Signs of problems due to commercial food may be obesity, itchy skin, ear infections, and chronic vomiting or diarrhea in both cats and dogs.

Adding probiotics, digestive enzymes, vitamins, and omega oils to the diet may help cats and dogs with common chronic medical problems.

Use nutrition to cure instead of pills, ointments, and injections.

Check out my book, Dog Dish Diet.

About the author: I love animals and their bond with us. My new book Dog Dish Diet: Sensible Nutrition for Your Dog's Health is out and available on my website ( ). I have been an animal lover my whole life. As a teenager, I worked at a pet sh... more >>

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