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Healthy or Not So Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Citrus

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy or Not So Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is Citrus. Citrus makes up a big part of human’s daily diet, especially breakfast, but is it good for your pet?

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Healthy or Not So Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Watermelon

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy or Not So Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is watermelon. Watermelon is a summer staple and every time I see a picture of a dog chewing away at the center of a watermelon, I wonder if it’s good for them or not. 

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Summer Barbecue

Now that Memorial Day is passed, we are in full swing for summer fun. That includes outdoor adventures, trips to the beach and best of all backyard barbecues. Who doesn’t like a good backyard barbecue by the pool with hot dogs, hamburgers and your friends and neighbors! Everyone does, including your pets.

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Healthy or Not So Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Beans

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy or Not So Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is Beans. In recent years and likely a result of the grain-free push in nutritional circles, beans have become a logical replacement in human as well as pet foods for grains and other starches.

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Nutritional Needs of Your Pet: Protein Levels

We have written several posts about special diets for your pet, including: Nutritional Needs of Your Dog - Part 1  where we examined their nutritional needs based on your pet’s breed and geographic origins and Nutritional Needs of Your Pet - Part 2 that discussed your pet’s dietary needs based on their age.

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Is it Healthy or Not So Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Bone Meal

What’s with the confusing title you ask…well depending on the circumstances bone meal can be good or bad for your pet. Read on to understand more.

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Flaxseed

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is flaxseed. You might not think of a seed as containing anything beneficial to you or your pet, but flaxseed is a superfood.

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Not so Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: BHA and BHT

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Not So Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is BHA and BHT.  BHA and BHT are food preservatives.

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Cherries

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is cherries. Who doesn’t love cherries - cherry pie, cherry cobbler or sweet maraschino cherries? While they may be tasty, are the healthy for your pets?

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Brewer’s Yeast

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is brewer’s yeast. Brewer’s yeast is used in many pet foods, and is a common supplement you might consider adding to your pet’s diet.

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Peas

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is peas. Peas are typically a staple in the American consumers diet, but should they be used in your pet’s diet?

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Manganese

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is manganese. Manganese probably isn’t something you are very familiar with, but it is widely found in different forms in pet foods.

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