Ways to improve your dogs diet:
Deciding what to feed your dog is a big responsibly and consulting with your vet is always the best option when it comes to choosing your dogs diet.
Apart from exercise and your dogs state of mind, diet is the third biggest contributor to your dogs overall health.
The first thing to remember is that no matter how well the dog food is marketed, it is what is on the label that counts.
It is very important to read the ingredients in your dogs food. If you don’t know an ingredient is and what effects is has, you can easily look it up on the internet. You can also consult with your vet.
You can also introduce fruits, vegetables and healthy oils into your dogs diet. It is important that along with their dry food that they receive something fresh and nutritious. These foods will add fibers and nutrients.
Raw coconut oil is a good choice when it comes to healthy oils, is contains healthy fat and can even help control your dogs weight.
You can also add meats to their food. But it is important to be especially careful with meats and consult your vet before introducing them into your dogs daily diet as some meats can be dangerous. However, good quality beef, turkey and lamb are usual safe bets.
You should consult your vet on which particular foods will be a good source of nutrition for your dog without irritating their delicate stomachs.
If you feel that this is something you would like to take further, you can also look into the BARF diet for dogs. BARF says for Biologically Appropriate Raw Food.
Overall it is important to choose the right dog food, pay particular attention to the ingredients on the label. It is also important to add fresh foods and oils into your dogs diet.