Do Today's Diet's Compromise Your Pet's Health?
What Compromises Your Pet's Health?
1). Nutrition - Many things compromise
the immune and digestive system of the body. First and foremost is nutrition. Poor quality "grocery
store/utilitarian level" foods which are advertised on the television. Foods that are grain based (grain is the first ingredient on the bag), and poor quality protein
sources, lack of prebiotics and probiotics in a daily feeding routine,
poor quality fractionated grains that convert to sugar quickly and
become a food source for any yeast/fungus issues. This is why humans
that crave sweets and carbohydrates are prone to systemic yeast issues
as well - that yeast loves to eat sugar.
The buzz word in the ads and on TV is "quality" - over
and over they say "quality" but no definition of what that
actually means. You never hear them say it is human grade, USDA inspected,
organic, holistic or natural in any of the ads in magazines, on TV
or on the bags.
For future reference, normally only small independently owned
companies, vet clinics, pet shops, groomers, boarding kennels, training
facilities etc. sell the better quality pet foods. (This
does not mean prescription diets either, which are not always made
of the highest quality ingredients).
One example is the former Eagle Pet Foods company when it was owned by the Cocquyt Family. Eagle had done no advertising, had no budget nor staff for advertising. With a handful of quality, nutritional savvy sales staff, a good veterinarian and myself educating people about this product line, this pet foods sold itself because of the performance of this product line over the past 20+ years, the company grew like a weed after a spring rain, just on it's merits alone.
But Eagle Pet Foods was acquired by Berwind
Industries in 2007. Wellness was acquired by Berwind in 2008 and they
merged the two companies into a single entity now called WellPet LLC.
Regrettably, due to the changes in ownership and the management personnel,
the style of management, the removal of key Eagle personnel, the stopping
overseas distribution of Eagle, and deep philosophical differences,
I will no longer endorse nor feed the Eagle product line. (7/10)
These are some examples of good pet foods that sell themselves based
on their merits without huge national advertising budgets.
These foods are the human grade, and/or organic combination diets
that are Natural Holistic lines: Precise/Precise Plus, Nutri Source,
Pure Vita, Planet Organics, Petcurean, Fromms,
Honest Kitchen Dehydrated Diets, http://www.darwinspet.com Diets Raw Diets and Freeze Dried Raw, Azmira,
Wysong, to name a few.
When pet foods are not human grade, it means they are made of substandard
ingredients, high gluten grain formulas, colorings, enhances, sugars,
artificial preservatives, fractionated grains, crude forms of minerals
(not usable by the body), lacking in trace minerals critical for all
metabolic functions, and protein sources that are unfit for human
consumption i.e.; road-kill,
euthanized pets from shelters and the 4D meats; dead, diseased,
disabled and dying-- these inferior ingredients are passed off into
the pet food market. When pet foods are not human grade, they do not
provide the body with the nutrition needed to sustain long term health
and bring with them substantial toxins.
.The purpose of dietary enzymes is to provide nutrients to the body so the body is not over run with free radical damage. Dietary enzymes help the body to provide the antioxidants needed to cleanse the body of toxins and yeast/fungus die-off. If your pet has skin issues, more than likely it is due to poor diet and over use of medications. If you have not been using probiotics, dietary and digestive enzymes you need to start all over with your pet's program and get the yeast and pathogenic bacteria in the gut back in balance. This is done through the Skin Recover Kit #30
.Click here: For a list of better foods and where to locate.
Please note, if you suspect your dog has a systemic yeast problem there are only certain foods you can feed during this time of rebalancing the intestinal flora. These foods are listed in the Mini-Course for Systemic Yeast.