Written By Christina Brownlow
As more Pet Parents are giving careful consideration to what’s going into their pet’s food bowls, natural and organic pet foods are becoming increasingly popular choices. In fact, Pet Parents spent $1 billion last year on natural pet food and $67 million on organic pet food, according to PetFoodIndustry.com
As the old adage goes, you are what you eat. The same rings true for your pet. But with so many food options to choose from, how do you know you’re feeding your dog the very best? Mark Finke, Ph.D., a pet nutritionist and director of Merchandising Technical Services at PetSmart, gives us his expert opinion on how to & Read more �
When it comes to eating, turtles and tortoises have rather "exotic" tastes. Aquatic turtles enjoy munching on aquatic turtle pellets, leafy green vegetables like kale and collard greens as well as foods with a little more "kick" like live crickets, mealworms and waxworms. To help keep your omnivorous turtle healthy, Dr. Robyn Jaynes, PetSmart vet expert, suggests a balanced & Read more �
Grass hay, a source of long-strand fiber, is absolutely vital to the digestive health of your small herbivore. It prevents obesity, dental disease, boredom and diarrhea.
Hay should make up 75% of your rabbit's diet. Be sure to feed a variety of different hays for good health and to keep mealtime interesting!
Hay selecting tips:
A diet of mostly grass hay provides the fiber necessary to avoid health problems. Add fortified, uniform pellets daily to round out your rabbit's healthy diet.
The importance of rabbit pellets
Fortified balanced feeds, in the form of uniform bite-sized morsels, assure that your pet is getting all the vitamins and minerals required in combination with hay, healthy treats and fresh & Read more �