Tonight, many people around the world will celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year. As we usher into the year of earth dog, many hope for better fortune and luck. Those born in the year of the earth dog are defined by characteristics such as honest, loyal and ready to lend a helping hand to others.
Just as our beloved companion animals, those born in the year of the dog are known to be the true friends and most reliable partners. Isn’t this what the world needs at the moment? So as we approach the year of the dog, which will hopefully smoothen the energy of the world, how can we improve the life of our furry family members?
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Make sure your dog is getting the right nutrients
Is your dog getting the right nutrients? To answer this question, you can look at your dog's overall well-being, look and feel of their coat and their digestive system. Several nutrients ensure that our dogs can stay healthy throughout their life. Therefore, offering them a diet that is designed for different life stages is highly recommended by veterinarians. Such foods ensure that dogs are equipped with the necessary vitamins, minerals and essential fats.
Omega-3s are essential for dogs in all life stages, they ensure a healthy development of the brain, support a healthy cardiovascular system, maintain joint and muscle strength and ensure our dogs can sustain a healthy coat.
Feed your dog the best and most natural ingredients
How do you choose the right food for your dog? By brand or ingredients? Although reputable and trustworthy brands are important, it is also wise to be aware of the ingredient list and where they come from. Ensuring that the pet food product consists of important and natural ingredients can make a difference in your pet’s life. Not all ingredients are the same either, so knowing where they come from and how they are sourced has an impact on the quality.
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Make responsible choices for your dog
When it comes to making responsible choices for our dogs, one way to start is by offering our pets the right pet food product. As we talked about the quality of ingredients, it is also important that pet foods consist of sustainable ingredients. As more dog owner’s demand for such ingredients, pet food brands need to act on this accordingly. The pet food industry is growing. So, this is becoming even more important. We believe that more pet food brands will enter the industry and only those who make responsible choices will have a higher chance of landing on the plates of our dogs.