Posted on Nov 09, 2009 | Comments 1
How we feed our beloved pets has an effect on their entire well being from their moods to energy levels.
So when you consider home made food for your pet it is important for you to have all the proper information on all the nutrients your pet needs. Different pets have different needs.
By giving your dog homemade food you may very well be saving its life. Lot of pet dogs are dying from eating contaminated food. Homemade food is actually a cheaper way of feeding your pet.
One thing that people have often over looked is the fact that the ingredients found in human food are similar to those found in dog’s food.
So this makes it easier to feed your dog. All you have to do is feed your dog the leftovers from your own meals.
- You can mix the leftovers with meat to add a bit of variety to your pet’s meals. Speaking of variety, buy different types of meats for your dog from your local supermarket. It is said to be good to give your dog meat with bones attached. You can also supplement the meat with vegetables to give your dog maximum nutrition.
- If you have a pet cat there are also a number of pet foods that you can give your cat to keep healthy and strong. Cats can also be given your left over foods. You buy some of the meat in bulk to make it cheaper for you in the long run. Fish is usually the favorite for many cats.
- Homemade foods usually have an advantage over dry foods for cats in that they have more water content so they are therefore more nutritious. Homemade foods make it easier for you to relax knowing what your cat is eating.
- It is also a good idea to give your cat meaty bones because they can help make your cat’s teeth stronger. Make sure when you feed your cat, you leave the food out to cool first before giving it to your cat as it is not recommended to feed cats hot food. However way you look at it, there are a few pitfalls in giving your cat homemade food. One of them might be the fact that you might not be there to monitor how your cat will eat if you go to work and there is no one left to feed your cat.
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