The Truth About Commercial Pet Food
Commercial pet food is quick, easy and convenient. It is also
toxic. Even so called prescription diets are manufactured with
waste from the food industry that did not pass FDA inspection for
The FDA defines meat by products as follows:
Ground up hooves, hides, beaks, entrails, diseased and disabled
carcasses, cancerous animal tissue and blood soaked saw dust from
the floor of slaughterhouses. These “meat” by-products
make up 40% of most commercial pet food. The rest is grain – soy
meal condemned for human consumption due to rancidity, mold, debris,
bacteria – ground corn cobs, peanut hulls (very high in pesticide
residue) ALL NUTRITIONAL WASTE then we have chemical contaminants – farm
animals are fed a heavy mix of chemicals; hormones, growth inducers,
pesticides, antibiotics, vaccines – all these chemicals remain
in the flesh of the slaughtered meat. (Yes, the meat on your dinner
Wait! There’s more. More chemicals must now be added – artificial
flavorings and coloring, sugar, salt and preservatives. One of
the most prevalent preservatives is ethoxyquin. Ethoxyquin is a
rubber hardener and pesticide believed to cause liver and kidney
disease, cancer, immune diseases, deformities and thyroid problems.
Still not scared? Read Ann Martin’s The Food Pets Die For for
(warning this is not for the faint of heart).
All of us would do best by eating a live, natural organic diet.
Our health is determined by how we nourish our bodies. You can
raise a healthy dog by making a simple choice. Feed real food.
For more information on nutrition and health, read Dr. Richard
Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats
The book is filed with recipes, remedies and solid health information.
Inspired to learn more about your own diet? Fit for Life by
Harvey and Marylyn Diamond is a must read.
The Truth About Vaccines
Vaccines have a complex contradictory history. The manufacturing
of vaccines is a multi-billion dollar industry. Pharmaceutical
companies push all the products they can, even if it takes creating new
Before you vaccinate, feed your head. Get informed.
of Animal Healing by Martin Goldstein, DVM