Today we will be looking at the importance of getting hypoallergenic dog food made with only quality and limited ingredients! If you have a dog that is allergic to certain ingredients, hypoallergenic dog food is by far your best bet, but how can you know what is best for your dog? The two key words to remember here are quality, and limited. Why quality? The reason why you need to choose only hypoallergenic dog food brands with quality ingredients, is because the less specific and high quality the ingredients are?
The more likely it will somehow affect your dog’s allergic sensitivities. The highest quality will be all-natural ingredients, with no artificial additives whatsoever. Some dog food brands use the cheapest ingredients that they can acquire, and this is definitely NOT SAFE for your dog! Think about it, if you had a serious food allergy, went to a restaurant, and they said they weren’t sure if their food was within your allergy specifications, would you be likely to eat anything from there that could have been cross-contaminated? Of course not!
That could spur a serious allergic reaction, and end you up in the hospital! Now think of that from your dog’s perspective, if he/she had to go to the vet, rack up expensive bills and the fact that you could lose your pet if they have an allergic reaction? All because you didn’t want to check to make sure the ingredients in the food you were buying were quality? that would
Why limited? Why do you want limited ingredients in your dog’s food? Wouldn’t a bit of variety
There are types of food that are sort of “pre-mix,” so you add your own meat to the food. Some people may be all for this, but just keep in mind that you’re adding an outside source to their food, and that meat might have had contact with one of their allergies at one point or another, so be careful! If you decide to go for pre-made foods, you have a lot more choices as compared to the pre-mix ones.
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