Pet owners commonly make the mistake of buying commercial brand names for pet stuff for the dogs and cats. The problem with purchasing these items has to do with the materials and ingredients used to manufacture them. Take pet foods, for example, and the list of ingredients you find on the back of the bag or can. Ingredients are arranged in order, by the amount of each item contained in the food. If the first ingredient is meat by-products, followed by fillers, BHT, and other items you have a hard time pronouncing, then the food is not made from all-natural products. Even if the label says there is beef, chicken, or some other human-grade meat in the pet food, it is often farther down the list, rather than being first. However, with all-natural pet food, you should see meat as the first ingredient, followed by such items like vegetables, vitamins, and other minerals. In other words, your pet’s food is made from the same types of foods as you would eat yourself.
In addition to pet foods, other pet stuff, like treats, toys, bedding, and grooming products, also need to be made from all-natural ingredients and materials. While these items may cost a bit more than commercial products, your pet gains benefits, like improved health, better digestion, a reduction in risks associated with certain illnesses and diseases, and higher energy levels. Further, all-natural products are safe to use around your children. To learn more about foods, treats, toys, and other products beneficial to your cat or dog, feel free to stop by one of our Kriser’s locations in Los Angeles, Chicago, or Denver, or contact us directly.