How to Choose Your Dog's Food Like a Pro
After decades of feeding dogs and reading countless labels and figuring out all those ingredients, I can tell you it was exhausting!
I want it to be better for you.
In about an hour you'll know:
- more about dog food than at least 15 million other Americans
- why dog food recalls happen and who is responsible
- what all those ingredients are that you can’t pronounce
Plus, you'll feel good knowing how to adjust your dog's meals just twice a week to improve his health and make sure he is getting the nutrients he must have.
Two of My Favorite Experts
Wouldn't you like to know what a 20 year veteran of dog food formulation has to say? How about someone who has spent years researching the actual process of making dog food, been allowed inside production facilities and has accessed the real laws about ingredients?
Stick with me so you understand the tricks of the trade and be able to see clearly what is best for your dog by the time you finish this course.
And to help with your busy schedule, there's a downloadable audio version inside so you can learn on the go.
Here are just 3 of the things found commonly in dog food practically no one knows because of their fancy or scientific names.
- a rubber stabilizer created for tires
- a weed pre-emergent
If you choose not to take this course, I still want you to have a few very important tips. Please share these with everyone you can:
Keep Kibble from Turning Toxic
Kibble can and does go rancid (bad) making it toxic. To avoid that:
- Never buy a bag of dog food that has been opened and then taped shut.
- Never pour a bag of dog food into another container to keep it fresh. That simple act of pouring, exposes all the kibble to the air long enough that it begins to go rancid. Instead keep it in the bag and put the whole bag into a resealable container.
- Be sure to use a bag of kibble within 2 weeks
Watch out for Fish
Never buy dry dog food with fish, fish oil, fish meal or omega 3. The first 3 are more likely than not to come from China where they've been treated with a toxic preservative not allowed in most countries (and legally does not appear on the ingredient label). Omega 3 goes rancid too quickly to be of use in food. Add a good source separately.
Never buy low fat dog food (fat doesn't make them fat, carbs do)
Always add water TO THE KIBBLE before serving. The body cannot process it without water so uses fluids within the body causing dehydration for 90 minutes after each meal causing long term damage to the kidneys.
Remember, food is the cornerstone of dog health so choose wisely.
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Here are some excellent books referred to in this course:
See Spot Live Longer, by Steve Brown
The Canine Ancestral Diet, by Steve Brown
Buyer Beware: The Crimes, Lies and Truth about Pet Food, by Susan Thixton
The Royal Treatment, by Dr. Barbara Royal
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And here's a fun fact. The first commercial dog food was not created by a veterinarian, a nutritionist, a scientist or even a dog owner. It was created by a Salesman.
As always, I love serving your dog through you,
P.S. Please, never put off gaining knowledge that directly affects your dog's life and health. I don't want you to be like those who contact me. What are some of the comments I've received?
"If only I had known."
"I wish I knew this before I spent $3,000 at the vet. It would have saved both money and my dog's health"