While there are ten essential amino acids that are vital to your dog’s health (Arginine, Histidine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine, Tryptophan, and Valine), none of these are being discussed by pet parents and food manufacturers currently as much as the non-essential amino acid, Taurine.
Fatty acids are the building blocks of fat and some are essential, meaning the body is unable to produce them so they must be obtained through the diet. Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids provide energy and aid in fat-soluble vitamin absorption and all dogs and cats rely on dietary Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids for a variety of functions, including vision and brain development, circulatory health, immunity, and skin and coat health.
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Parsley - Superfood for Dogs 5/23/2018 - By ZIWI From their ancestral hunting and scavenging days, to their present-day place as human companions, dogs have a need for diets high in natural meat and organs – the foundations of nutrition for carnivores. However, like all mammals, dogs also have a need for vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that can’t be provided by meat alone. At ZIWI, we complete the nutritional profile of our high-meat inclusion recipes by adding selected “Super Foods,” including curly parsley. Parsley is widely considered within holistic pet nutrition circles to be a “super-herb.” Parsley...
10 Common Household Pet Toxins 3/1/2018 Written by Samantha Randall, Editor-in-Chief - Top Dog Tips It’s a well-known fact that pets, dogs especially, will eat almost anything. Unfortunately, many common household substances that you normally wouldn’t even give a second thought can be seriously harmful for animals. Since I’ve been rescuing dogs and cats for years, I’ve had to take a close look at some of the things that pose danger to my furry family members, and pet proof my home. Here are some of the most dangerous household toxins that you need to consider and keep away...