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.

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.”

– Josh Billings

“Animals are such agreeable friends—they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.”

– George Eliot

"In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this."

- Terry Pratchett

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

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

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

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”

– Anatole France

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

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”

– Will Rogers

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. 

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.

"In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats."

- Unknown

"As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat."

- Ellen Perry Berkeley

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.

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

Some low-quality cat litters contain crystalline silica dust.  Crystalline silica can may accumulate in your cat’s lungs, resulting in silicosis.

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

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.

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”

– Roger Caras

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.

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.

“The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.”

─ Mark Twain

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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Polka Cod Skins Shorties

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Polka Cod Skin is a single ingredient delicous treat for dogs and cats.  Cod skin is wild caught in season in Alaska, then slowly dehydrated to make this delicious and healthy treat.  Made in the USA.

At Polkadog, we're all about locally-sourced, made-in-the-USA, limited ingredient natural treats. Our super-duper fish skin dog treats are no exception. The cod we use to make these cod skins is wild caught in season by local fishermen on small boats in Alaska. We hand-roll and slowly dehydrate each skin in our Boston kitchen to create these savory, healthy cod skin treats.

  • Single Ingredient Treat
  • Cod Sourced in United States

 

Ingredients: Cod skins

 

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein (Min) 70%, Crude Fat (Min) 2%,
Crude Fiber (Max) 0%, Moisture (Max) 10%

3260 kcal/kg
38 kcal/treat

 

Hint: if dry cod skin is too hard for cats, you can break into small pieces and soak in water to soften the treat.

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