The main culprit for pets becoming overweight is the fact that the vast majority of pets are fed kibble. Kibble is high in starch, carbohydrates and sugar. Most kibble is actually higher in carbs than protein. Like humans, when we eat fast food and junk food, we gain weight. The exact thing happens to pets. Kibble is comparable to eating fast food.
Reading a pet food label is very important, it can tell you a lot. If you know the right things to look for. Today I want to talk about the synthetic vitamins and minerals in pet food and shed some light on to why we stray away from them in the food brands we carry at Poochie Moochie Edmonton.
When shopping local at Poochie Moochie Edmonton, you can shop assured that we do extensive research into every brand we carry. We look at their safety guidelines, every ingredient, and the company ethics. We do this so we can answer the questions that our beloved customers ask. Education is something we strive for at our store.
Our world is full of toxins, things like household cleaners, pesticides, vaccinations, poor diet and unfiltered water, just to name a few can have an effect on our pets sensitive bodies.
A liver cleanse is highly recommended for any dog or cat
It’s Spring! That unfortunately means allergies can be in full swing for our furry friends. Today we want to talk about the best supplements we carry at Poochie Moochie Edmonton to help them have the best itch free spring and summer!
Even if a commercial pet food claims it "meets nutritional requirements", it is designed to be a convenience food that lasts longer than fresh food. Think about processed food for humans: we know they are not the healthiest choice for us, yet we tend to buy it because it's quick, easy and lasts longer on our shelves. Same goes for processed pet foods. Kibble tends to be full of preservatives and grain additives, which compromise about 50% of processed pet foods
Kibble tends to be full of preservatives and grain additives such as rice, wheat and corn which compromise about 50% of processed cat foods and are used simply to hold the food together. Cats are obligate carnivores and although carbohydrates can be used as a source of metabolic energy, they have a limited capacity for carbohydrate digestion.
Collapsed trachea is a tough condition to watch your furry friend deal with as it presents in coughing attacks, irregular breathing, gagging, low energy or even fainting from the lack of oxygen. Here are some ways to prevent and manage it naturally with tips from us at Poochie Moochie Edmonton.
Here at Poochie Moochie Edmonton we exclusively sell raw because we believe that natural fresh foods can significantly decrease and assist in a lot of major diseases such as IBD, Pancreatitis, kidney disease, cancer etc.
Feeding raw isn't always an option for everyone and that's okay! There are still way's to provide your dog or cat with extra nutrition that will help them thrive!
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