Cammack N., Yamka, R. 2020. Nutrition Exposed: Is Your Food Adequate? Police K-9 Magazine. Pages 72 - 77
You’ve likely been told to focus on the top five ingredients and the percentage of protein or fat when it comes to picking out a food for your K-9 partner. While these may appear to be important, they aren’t the ideal way to pick out a food. None of these factors consider what happens to ingredients when they are processed and enter a dog’s body.
Believe it or not, these factors can make the ‘best look-ing’ and most expensive pet food labels quite deceptive.Regardless of your pet food philosophy, we must look past the marketing hype of raw, fresh, healthy grains, grain-free, ancient grains, locally sourced, natural, etc.,and instead ask basic questions about the company who makes your K-9’s food.