It can be really hard to find the perfect pet food for your dog. How can you tell what your dog really needs? What will your dog like? If you don’t know what you are searching for, it can be hard to do a dog food comparison.
First of all, you can go online and read reviews of dog food. Both happy and disgruntled owners are usually more than willing to share their experiences with the food they have bought. Keep this in mind when you are reading the reviews.
The kinds of food you search for will depend on what results you want to see. Try searching for “wellness dog food” or “less shedding dog food.” If you haven’t tried these searches before, you will be amazed at how many different kinds of dog food are out there.
Dog food often comes as dry or crunchy varieties. Apart from the nutritional content, crunchy dog food keeps your dog’s jaw muscles strong and their teeth clean. Some canned foods are formulated specifically for a type, size, or breed of dog. The caloric value of these foods is tailored to meet the needs of the specific dog. Many dog foods can have an unpleasant odor, but there are some that are made from human-quality food. Literally you and your dog could both eat the dog food.
Many pet food stores often carry samples of the more expensive pet food brands in order to help you let your dog decide what he or she likes. However, switching foods continuously can be bad for a dog’s digestive system. Dogs are not able to digest a large range of foods at one time. It is best if, once you have chosen the right food, you let your dog remain on that food for one to two weeks.
You will probably want to change the dog food if you start to see changes in your dog that are negative. On the other hand, if there are good changes then you should keep the food. Your dog loves you no matter what pet food you give them.
It can be really hard to find the perfect pet food for your dog. If you don’t know what you are searching for, it can be hard to do a dog food comparison. You can search the Internet for reviews of dog food. Try searching for “wellness dog food” or “less shedding dog food.” There are many choices to make when choosing a dog food. Some are dry and crunchy, providing stimulation for the jaw and tooth cleaning benefits. Others are soft and moist. So experiment, if you like. Be aware, however, that continuously switching your dog’s food can be bad for its digestive system.
– Melinda Smith