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Feb 20
Dog Breeds and Pet Based Diet

Dog Breeds and Pet Based Diet

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Although the dietary requirement for each dog breed may slightly differ, the daily diet remains the same. Important aspects of a Dog Diet Enough water or fluid throughout the day Serve meals enriched with 45% Carbohydrate, 30% Protein, and 25% Fats. Vitamin and Minerals are an important dietary supplement for every dog. Meal serving for young pups can go up to 3 or 4 times a day; and 2 times for adult dogs. Breed Specific Comparison German Shepherd Rottweiler Chihuahua Chicken Chicken Chicken by-product meal Brown Rice Chicken by-product meal Cornmeal Oatmeal Cornmeal Ground whole grain sorghum Chicken Fat Ground...

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Jan 16
Dietary Facts of Psittacine Birds (Parrots)

Dietary Facts of Psittacine Birds (Parrots)

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Parrots belong to Psittacine family, which is the most common type of bird species owned by most pet owners. Parrots cannot pick their own diet. They may eat whatever they can forage. It’s up to the pet owner to provide a nutritious meal.

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Jan 08
5 Essential Nutrients for Cats

5 Essential Nutrients for Cats

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Cats are an obligate carnivore, and they require a meat-based meal on regular basis. Most importantly, you must feed essential nutrients to your cat to ensure they have sound health and long life.

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Dec 19
Is Canine Heart Disease linked to Nutrients?

Is Canine Heart Disease linked to Nutrients?

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Recently, heart disease has become a common form of ailment in most pets. Heavy consumption of certain nutrient is linked to heart diseases in canine and feline. It is estimated that 7.8 million dogs in the United States have heart disease.

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Nov 22
What not to feed your pet this Thanksgiving?

What not to feed your pet this Thanksgiving?

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An annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal, Thanksgiving is the holiday that commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1621. It is widely celebrated in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. A similar holiday is held in Canada, usually on the second Monday in October. Some of the common food items to avoid feeding your pets this Thanksgiving are; Turkey The Thanksgiving turkey is generally smothered with garlic, butter, or seasoning. These substances can prove to be toxic for pet’s health. If the meat is plain and well-cooked, the pets...

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Sep 25
What or What Not to Feed Your Cat?

What or What Not to Feed Your Cat?

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Pet owners have a tendency to feed their pets out of their own plate or from the dinner table. Although, it may sound common, it is a wrong thing to do. You should never feed your own food to cats. FYI, Cats should never have onion, garlic, kelp, grapes or raisins, sugary treats, chocolate, and alcoholic or caffeinated drinks, even in small doses. Cats are classified as obligate carnivore, which means they need meat to survive. Unlike humans, cats cannot obtain required nutrients from vegetables. For the first three to four weeks of their life, kittens drink their mother's milk,...

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