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Does Your Dog Drink Enough? By Dr. Karen Becker

Does Your Dog Drink Enough?  By Dr. Karen Becker

STORY AT-A-GLANCE One of the simplest ways to determine if your pet needs to drink more water is to lift some skin at the back of her neck and then let it go In a well-hydrated animal, the skin will quickly fall back into place If your pet is dehydrated, the skin will fall slower and may stay in a tent formation By Dr. Becker Pets are like their owners in many ways, and for dogs and cats this includes their need for plenty of pure, fresh water. Dogs and cats are made up of mostly water, which is required...

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Raw Dog Barkery Sample Box For Cats & Dogs

Raw Dog Barkery Sample Box For Cats & Dogs

 

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Antinutrients By Sean B. Jones

Antinutrients By Sean B. Jones

Nutrients provide nourishment.  Antinutrients are natural or synthetic compounds that interfere with the absorption of nutrients. Antinutrients block the absorption of proteins, vitamins and minerals, and they can degrade the intestinal walls and can lead to intestinal permeability, also known as leaky gut. Overtime, the high consumption of antinutrients can also lead to critical mineral & nutritional deficiencies. Consumption of antinutrients are also associated with Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome. autoimmune diseases, arthritis, allergies &  cognitive decline. Is your pet food Or treats heavy in antinutrients?   TOP ANTINUTRIENT FOODS Legumes, lentils, potatoes, peas, chickpeas, flaxseed, tomato pomace, tomato, kidney beans, peanuts, grains — wheat, barley and rye. TO WORRY...

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Synthetic Vitamins In Dog Food By Sean B. Jones

Synthetic Vitamins In Dog Food By Sean B. Jones

What I Wonder About - Synthetic Vitamins In Dog Food By Sean B. Jones I am thankful to spend time with my human and fur baby family this Thanksgiving Day AND for some time to pause from work and think...I wonder if there are any human physicians or dietitians that recommend their patients eat only processed foods with embedded synthetic vitamins. I wonder why most physicians refer patients with nutritional concerns to registered dietitians. I wonder why human food labels are easier to read and have much more information than pet food labels.  For example, human food labels always list the percentage of carbohydrates....

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