Perhaps the rationale as to why dogs are known as “man’s best friend” is that dogs are supposed to be the most faithful of all animals found worldwide. Whichever variety you own in the hundreds of species of dogs existing nowadays, your pet dog will always amaze you with its allegiance and compliance. Dogs were chiefly used to accompany men during hunting in dense jungles in ancient times.
Dogs’ popularity is proven by the fact that some dog breeds are priced at well over a thousand dollars each. Chinese dogs, better known as play dogs, get big money on the dog market. Some of the most popular dog breeds include ‘Boxer’, ‘Bull Dog’, ‘Beagle’, ‘Rottweiler’, ‘Chow Chow’, ‘Cocker Spaniel’, ‘Poodle’, ‘German Shepherd Dog’, ‘Afghan Hound’, ‘Doberman’, and ‘Labrador Retriever’.
Before we go over what you should be feeding your dog, you first have to realize that what is good for you as a human may not be healthy food for your dog. Some of what we eat as human food can be outright harmful to a dog. One case in point is onions, which will damage a dog’s digestive system. Furthermore, grapes or chocolate can cause fluid loss through diarrhea or excessive urination, or even death.
What kinds of meals are best for your pet? It is generally advised that they should be made up of four parts meat to every five parts of plant-based ingredients. You also want a bit of carbohydrates as well. Grain products are nutritious for your canine companion. You can give your dog oats, rice and/or barley.
A lot of pet food brands on the market include chemical preservatives which may harm the health of your dog and even exacerbate degenerative conditions, eventually leading to a shortened life-span for your pet. Using only organic dog food for pet food is a good way to prevent this since they don’t include chemical preservatives in their ingredients. Always be sure to check the labels when you buy any dog food.
Olive oil is good for dogs. Eggs, fruits (except grapes), boiled pasta, fat-free yoghurt, boiled chicken and potatoes are good for your dog’s health. Spicy foods and sweets, on the other hand, are toxic to dogs. You can opt for ‘flint river ranch dog food‘ or ‘innova dog food‘ as these brands of ‘pet food’ will never harm your dog’s health.
Dogs are said to be the most loyal animals on earth, as well as man’s best friend. Before considering what to feed your dog, you must realize what not to feed your dog. Food which is good for you as a human, may not be healthy for your dog. Onions are one example. Grapes or chocolate can cause fluid loss through diarrhea, excessive urination, or even death. The best diets for dogs are natural diets, replicating the selection of food the dog would eat in the wild. The innova dog food and flint river ranch dog food brands are two examples of healthy and natural pet food.
– Melinda Smith