Nutrition and Nutrients for Pets

Your fur kids need a wide range of nutrients to live a healthy life. These range from the macro-nutrients, like protein and fat, which dogs need in large quantities, to micro-nutrients like vitamins and minerals which are needed in much smaller amounts, but are just as crucial to a cat & dogs’ health.

Protein Diets for Pets?

Posted By: Ockert Cameron Published: 20/11/2016 Times Read: 1753 Comments 0
Protein Diets for Pets?

Protein is an important part of every cell in your fur kid's body and is essential for healthy growth and repair. Skin and muscle tissue both contain large amounts of protein, and it is also the main component of hair and nails. In dogs, protein is also an important energy source. We discuss the role of protein in the diet in greater detail here.

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High Carb Diets for Pets?

Posted By: Ockert Cameron Published: 20/11/2016 Times Read: 2423 Comments 0
High Carb Diets for Pets?

Carbohydrates – sugars, starches, and fibre – can be good sources of energy in common commercial pet foods, if used responsibly. However, irresponsible carb contents of current commercial pet food offerings is the reason for the current debate on raw diets taking place. Please discuss this topic in greater detail.

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Water, single most important nutrient of any diet!

Posted By: Ockert Cameron Published: 20/11/2016 Times Read: 1505 Comments 0
Water, single most important nutrient of any diet!

Water is a dietary component we give little thought to. Water is the single most important nutrient in terms of survive-ability for pets and pet parents. We discuss the topic is greater detail.

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An overview of nutrition & nutrients required

Posted By: Ockert Cameron Published: 20/11/2016 Times Read: 1789 Comments 0
An overview of nutrition & nutrients required

Your fur kids need a wide range of nutrients to live a healthy life. These range from the macro-nutrients, like protein and fat, which dogs need in large quantities, to micro-nutrients like vitamins and minerals which are needed in much smaller amounts, but are just as crucial to a cat & dogs’ health. We discuss what we have learned to date.

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