The #1 Way To Cure Pet Hot Spots, Rashes and Ear Infections

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Change Your Pet's Diet

The number one way to cure your pet's hot spots, skin rashes, and ear infections is to edit or change their diet. This is because these symptoms are commonly linked to the ingredients found in many pet foods. Some of these ingredients are not derived from natural sources and are not something your "kiddos" should be ingesting on a regular basis. This list includes dyes, synthetic preservatives and added hormones. Other ingredients in your pet's food that may be causing these issues are foods that there body doesn't need on a regular basis, like corn, wheat, rice or soy. These foods are often used as fillers and are typically not biologically appropriate . They are typically only added to kibble to save the pet food company money when producing the product.

 

Bad Ingredients To Look Out For In Dog Food

Always read the labels on your pet's food. We suggest you avoid purchasing a dog food that contains the following:

1. BHA, BHT Ethoxiquin, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Selenite

2. Meat meal & by products

3. Corn, wheat, soy & beet pulp

4. Products from China and rendering plants

5. Onions, grapes, garlic and avocados

 

 

Pet Parent Top Rated Dog Foods on Amazon

The following foods have the highest Amazon customer review ratings.

These canned foods also have the hightest Amazon customer review ratings.

Earthborn Holistic Chip’s Chicken Casserole Grain-Free Natural Moist Dog Food

Eagle Pack Lamb Formula Canned Dog Food

Fromm Four-Star Nutritionals Shredded Chicken Entree Canned Dog Food

4 Facts About Raw Dog Food Diets

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I feed my dog a diet of grain free kibble and its canned version which contains a variety of vegetables. However, the other day I thought to myself, what if one day my dog was suddenly able to talk and began demanding that I feed her something different. What would she ask for? Well, my dog would probably ask for a hamburger with lettuce, tomatoes, and ketchup with a side of heavy whipping cream. But if she were also gifted with the skills of a dog food scientist, and understood that certain foods would be more beneficial to her body, she would probably ask for something else. 

What about you? What would your kiddo prefer to nosh on when hunger pangs hit?

Well, all we can do is guess when it comes to their wants, but we can supply what they need much easier. One of the things that seem to be at the top of the list of nutritional heroes, is the raw dog food diet. You can buy it freeze dried, frozen in kibble form, or you can make it from scratch.

There is a lot of information out there about feeding your kiddos a raw food diet. Here are some facts to help with the transition from a cooked food diet to a raw one.

#1. Benefits: 

Nutrients are in the purest form and all of the ingredients are fresh.

#2. What's in it?

#3. Controversy:

#4. Safety:

Use stainless steel bowls and utensils, and wash them with hot soapy water after each use.

“Wash your “hands with soap and water for 20 seconds before and after handling raw food.” (Video Instructions)
Run “cutting boards and utensils through the dishwasher or wash them in hot soapy water after each use.”
Keep “counter tops clean and free of bacteria by wiping them down with a disposable disinfectant wipe.”

NOTE : If one of the chores your human kiddos have is to feed the dog, please supervise to verify they’re practicing the sanitary best practices.

Sources:

Pets WebMD

Raw Food and Co.