Dog Food – Which is Most Suitable for Your Pet?

Most people have dog as their pets because they are the friendliest creatures in the world. If you also have a dog then you should take care of it in the best possible way, give it proper attention and commitment. The most important thing in a dog’s life is its diet and you are the one who has to ensure your dog receive a diet which is full of nutritious ingredients.
Many people provide dogs with food made at home. They give them meat, bones, etc. this is the best diet however, meat and bones do not contain the vitamins and minerals they only contain fat and protein so the diet should contain items such as vegetables, fruits and nuts mixed with the meat so that they get the required amount of nutrients. On the other hand, you can give your pet dog food that is easily available in the market with average price range.

 These dog food packets contain all the nutrients essential for a dog to live healthily. Usually they are small biscuits that are easily chewed by your dog, but there are also canned foods that you can give your dog at the time of emergency like traveling or when you do not have any food at home to give to your dog. However, dog food packets and cans should not be kept for long and instantly used so that they do not expire otherwise they can cause various diseases to your loving pet.

You should also give proper amount of water to drink. Dogs are very energetic animals that can get dehydrated or overheated easily. So water is a necessary for them to drink. If your dog does not drink water then you should mix water with whatever food you give it so that it drinks the water along with eating.
There are various brands of dog food that have different kinds of dog food. You should give your dog the one it enjoys eating the most. Different diet is given to a pub and an adult dog so you should take suggestions from your dog’s vet on giving the right diet to it.
So, you always need to be careful and selective when it comes to deciding the food for your pet dog because anything which is not suitable or unhealthy for your pet dog can be risky for the health of your dog.

About Dr. Winnie 80 Articles
My name is Dr. Winnie. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Duke University, a Masters of Science in Biology from St Georges University, and graduated from the University of Pretoria Veterinary School in South Africa. I have been an animal lover and owners all my life having owned a Rottweiler named Duke, a Pekingese named Athena and now a Bull Mastiff named George, also known as big G! I'm also an amateur equestrian and love working with horses. I'm a full-time Veterinarian in South Africa specializing in internal medicine for large breed dogs. I enjoy spending time with my husband, 2 kids and Big G in my free time. Author and Contribturor at SeniorTailWaggers, A Love of Rottweilers, DogsCatsPets and TheDogsBone

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