Walking down the dog food isle of your favorite pet supply store could be intimidating. You will see row upon row of different brands and types of food. Pet food is now a multi billion dollar industry and pet food manufactures are doing their best to capture your attention. How do you eliminate the hype and find the best food for your dog?
There are several factors to consider when choosing the right food for your dog. Different dogs have different nutritional needs at different stages in their lives. Some things to consider when selecting the food youll give your dog follow.
Age: Puppies have different nutritional requirements than adult dogs just as human children have different needs than adult people. Senior dogs also have different requirements than younger adult dogs. Make sure that you select a food that is appropriate for your dogs stage in life.
Health: Does your dog have a specific medical condition? If so, the food you choose may need to be partially dictated by that condition. Diabetic dogs need low-glucose foods and dogs with specific allergies (yes dogs can be allergic to all sorts of things, just like people) may require certain foods as...