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Not All Proteins Are Created Equal

Overview of a Pet Food Proteins Dogs and cats are carnivores, which means that they are meant to eat a diet high in protein. However, when it comes to pet food, all protein sources are not created equal. This means...

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Veggies: Low Calorie Wonder: Wordless Wednesday

Veggies can provide a low calorie source of fiber, sweetness, and vitamins for your dog.  Some dogs love them!

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Yucca Schidigera: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

We continue our Dog Food Ingredients A to Z series with the letter ‘Y’. Today's ingredient is Yucca Schidigera. What is Yucca Schidigera? Yucca Schidigera is a flowering plant that is native to the Mojave Desert, Chi...

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Watercress: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

We continue our A to Z blog series with the letter “W”. Today's ingredient is Watercress. What is Watercress? According to Wikipedia, watercress is a fast-growing, aquatic or semi-aquatic, perennial plant native to E...

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Venison: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

We continue our Pet Food Ingredients A to Z series with the letter “V”. Today's ingredient is Venison. What is Venison? Venison is the meat of the game animal deer.  Deer is a member of the Cervidae family. Common na...

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Oat Fiber: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

We now move to the letter “O” in our ingredient A to Z series and are featuring Oat Fiber as our ingredient of the day. What is Oat Fiber? Oat Fiber is derived from Oats, a type of cereal grain that is commonly used ...

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Jicama: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

Today we move to the letter “J” in our ingredient A to Z series and are featuring Jicama as our ingredient of the day. What is Jicama? According to Wikipedia, Jicama, which is scientifically known as Pachyrhizus eros...

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Fennel: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

Today we move to the letter “F” in our ingredient A to Z series and are featuring Fennel as our ingredient of the day. What is Fennel? Fennel is a perennial, aromatic herb with yellow flowers and a bulb like stem.  A...

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Dandelion Greens: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

Today we are on letter “D” of the A to Z Challenge and are featuring Dandelion Greens as our ingredient of the day. What are Dandelion Greens? Dandelions are part of the Sunflower family of plants and are officially ...

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Biotin: Pet Food Ingredients A to Z

On the 2nd day of the A to Z challenge, we move on to the letter “B”, and we have chosen Biotin as our pet food ingredient of the day. What is Biotin? Biotin is a water soluble B vitamin that is essential for protein...