Wholesome Whole Grains should be in the top five ingredients. Grains supply the carbohydrates your dog needs for energy. Try to avoid processed or altered grains such as brewers rice, wheat glutens, wheat flour, shorts or middlings. These are inexpensive fillers, which are hard to digest and offer little nutritional value.
Try to avoid foods that list corn,狗糧 Dog Food
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Healthy Veggies and Fruits- Whole vegetables are nutrient-rich and easy to digest. Vegetables are important, because they are a great source of antioxidants, which are essential to your dog’s good health. 狗糧 Dog Food
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Preservatives- Two particular preservatives to avoid are “BHA” (Butylated Hydroxyanisole) and “BHT” (Butylated Hydroxytoluene). Research shows that these chemicals have caused cancer狗糧 Dog Food
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We are inundated with marketing messages, purposely misleading words on product packaging, and ingredient terminology that we do not狗糧 Dog Food
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