Go look at the label on your pets food. Does it contain any ingredients that you don’t know what they are?
5 pet food ingredients that you want to avoid at all costs.
Meat by-products: This includes the bits and pieces of any animal that are usually non digestible but increase the protein content. These are the bits and pieces left over from processing that nobody wants. Bird beaks, bird feet, combs and feathers, Pig snouts, ears,and lips, Cattle, goats sheep and horse hooves, hair and horns. Road kill includes wildlife and domestic animals. Animals include diseased animals, sick animals and euthanized animals.. By products also include intestines, organs and brain matter..
Grains: The big three Wheat, Corn and Soy. All three can be allergens. They are all protein but the quality is debatable. Soy can affect the hormones of your pets and cause problems.
BHT, BHA, ethoxyquin, propyl gallate: These are all artificial preservatives to lengthen the shelf life of the product. There are better alternatives.
Propylene glycol: Used to retain moisture in food and as a solvent for food coloring. It also is a component of antifreeze!
Sugar: Corn syrup, Molasses, and Propylene glycol. Used to cover bitter flavors and adds to obesity and diabetic problems.
Well how did your food do? Remember pets are susceptible to the same disease has humans. Need a new dog food try this link to help you decide. Next up: what to look for in a good pet food.