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Complete and balanced pet food are those with added vitamins and minerals.  Those without are labeled as food for supplementary feeding only.

Chocolate is toxic to dogs because it contains a chemical called theobromine. The first signs of theobromine poisoning are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and increased urination.

Some nutrients are lost due to heat and high pressure in pet food production.  Vitamins and minerals are added to make the food complete and balanced.

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Dogs and cats most often develop allergies to the protein in meat and dairy products.  Hydrolysis is a method to break down protein molecules to prevent food allergies.

Small breeds tend to live longer than larger breeds. Tiny and toy breeds only become "seniors" when they are around age 10.

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Digestive enzymes and probiotics can help maintain a healthy digestive tract and improve the absorption of nutrients.

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Preservatives such as Ethoxyquin and BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole) are banned from human consumption. Avoid them in pet food as well.

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Pet food usually includes these essential nutrients: protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, water.

Ingredients in pet food should be high quality and highly digestible. Your pets cannot digest feathers, hide or hoofs (animal digest / by-products).

Grapes, raisins and currants can cause kidney failure in dogs. Currently, it is not known why these fruits are toxic. Individual dogs have different sensitivities to these fruits.

Dogs scoot because of overly full anal glands. Adding fiber to your dog's diet can minimize the necessity of manual anal gland expression.

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Some common house plants are poisonous to dogs and cats. If you see your pets chewing on the plants, it is better to remove the plants.

The first three ingredients are the most important in pet food. You can tell if the food is grain based or meat based.

How much you should feed your pet depends on its age and activity level.  Daily feeding amount in food label only serves as a reference.

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Both flaxseed oil and fish oil provide omega-3 EFAs. However, the omega-3 EFA in flaxseed oil (ALA) is an inactive form and must be converted to EPA and DHA, the active forms of omega-3 EFA.

Paraben and its derivatives are commonly found in pet shampoo to prolong shelf life, but they may cause allergic contact dermatitis in pets and human.

Brushing your dog's teeth at least 3 times a week is essential for good dental health.  Train your dog to accept teeth brushing early on. 

Freeze drying is a process that involves freezing the product, lowering pressure, then removing the ice by sublimation. In contrast, conventional drying uses heat to remove water.

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The majority of essential oils are toxic to cats. All cats lack glucuronyl transferase, a liver enzyme, that helps to break down most essential oils.

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Nature's Variety Instinct Original Real Salmon Dog Food

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Overview

Wild caught salmon is the first ingredient in NV Instinct dog food - Original Real Salmon Recipe.  Packed with animal protein for strong, lean muscles. 72% real animal ingredients and nutritious oils; 28% vegetables, fruits and other wholesome ingredients; 0% grain.

High animal protein, grain-free recipe guided by our belief in raw, Nature's Variety Instinct dog food - Original Grain-Free Recipe with Real Salmon unlocks your dog's potential to thrive.

  • Wild-caught salmon is the first ingredient – packed with animal protein for strong, lean muscles
  • 72% real animal ingredients and nutritious oils; 28% vegetables, fruits and other wholesome ingredients; 0% grain
  • Made without - grain, potato, corn, wheat, soy, by-product meal, artificial colors or preservatives
  • Guaranteed levels of live, natural probiotics, natural Omegas and antioxidants for digestive health, healthy skin & coat, and immune health
  • The only kibble with the pure, real nutrition of raw on every piece

  

Ingredients:

Salmon, Menhaden Fish Meal, Herring Meal, Peas, Canola Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Salmon Meal, Tapioca, Dried Tomato Pomace, Natural Flavor, Salmon Oil, Montmorillonite Clay, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Carrots, Apples, Cranberries, Choline Chloride, Vitamins (L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin), Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide), Freeze Dried Cod, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract.

  

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min) 37.5 %
Crude Fat (min) 20 %
Crude Fiber (max) 3.5 %
Moisture (max) 10 %
Vitamin E (min) 100 IU/kg
*Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) (min) 85 mg/kg
*Omega 3 Fatty Acids (min) 1.8 %
*Omega 6 Fatty Acids (min) 2.7 %
Bacillus coagulans (min) 60,000,000 CFU/lb

   

Caloric Content 4,450 kcal/kg
 

523 kcal/cup

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