Even the expert canine nutritionists can’t agree among themselves on the best ingredients or even the percentages of fat, protein and carbohydrates.
If you are even bothering to read this e-book, you should be commended because you at least care enough about your dog and his/her health to research your dog’s kibble.
Getting a pallet of 1000 lbs of dog food from the National Greyhound re-donation program is almost as thrilling as bringing a new dog into the pack . . . it makes the day seem like Christmas, because both cases are full of fun and surprises.
If we are going to make a difference in reducing the mass euthanasia of companion animals (at least 5000 healthy, adoptable dogs are deliberately destroyed every day), it will take more than shuffling dogs through various rescues/homes and extensive spay/neutering programs.
The proof is in the appearance and behavior of the dogs . . . all are a healthy weight (a couple are prone to “chunkiness”), their appetites are good meaning they eat at a normal pace and not over-voraciously, coats are shiny and thick, their eyes are clear, bright and sparkle, and, last but not least, feces have a well-formed consistency.
The following three items are an indispensable part of “digestive distress” first aid kit, and I always keep it stocked especially since I pull dogs from “death row.” These dogs are usually in pretty bad condition when they’re impounded, and in worse shape when they leave.