Dog Food Ingredients
the ingredients of your dog's food items is a must
for the dog lovers or dog owners. Whenever you feed
the dog with different kinds of food items, you
should always read the label and understand the
contents about the dog feed types that are being
used in such commercial preparations. You should
understand the ingredients while buying food for
your dog and also know what to look for.
Feed items include dry and fresh
food. The fresh dog food that is prepared in homes
generally consists of ingredients like freshly cut
chicken pieces in addition to the cranberry juices,
blue-green algae, etc.
If you come across any different
kinds of preservatives and if the dog develops all
of a sudden signs pertaining to the food allergy,
suspect the unwanted ingredient in the feed items
given. Similarly, understand about the moisture
status. If the food item is having more moisture,
then the dog may prefer this as well.
Beet pulp, pasta, Soy bean oil,
wheat middlings, calcium carbonate, magnesium oxide,
copper sulphate, iron sulphate, zinc oxide, choline
chloride, etc. are often the ingredients in case
of vegetarian based diet items offered to the pet
animals like dogs.
Raw egg, chicken, beef, mutton,
fish, quail etc. are often the preferred ingredients
in case of dog diets that are prepared on the basis
of the non-vegetarian items. Taurine is one of the
essential ingredients for the dog’s nutrition.
Like wise, in the case of dogs feed with frozen
fish items, the vitamin called thiamine needs to
be supplemented as an ingredient.
Many premium type of dog food preparations
contain essential fatty acids, carbohydrates with
adequate fiber contents, vitamins like A, D, E and
B complex vitamins.
Furthermore, minerals like zinc,
is an essential ingredient for skin health status
and calcium, which is an essential ingredient for
bone growth, tonicity of muscles. They should be
enriched in these food items. However, the cost
of those food preparations are comparatively more
expensive than the food preparations with general
ingredients. Though it may be better for your dog's