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When Buster started having seizures I did a lot of research on food. Boy, is there a lot to learn! :?  I still have a lot to learn but I am learning more and more every day. It's amazing and gross what is in commercial pet foods.  :roll:
When looking for a premium kibble the first thing I look for is if the food has any "by-products" in it. Pet food is not regulated the same way human grade food is, and things like eyeballs, intestines, feet, beaks, feathers, euthanized cattle, pigs, cats and dogs, etc...are allowed to be in pet foods  (that also includes their collars, metal ID tags and any medications the animal had in his or her system at time of death). These types of pet foods contribute to poor health conditions like obesity, dental problems and skin and coat issues, just to name a few. When you feed your dog premium pet food, holistic foods, raw, or home cooking, your pet's overall health will improve, including food allergies and skin conditions--some experts believe the risk of certain cancers can even decrease with premium food and vitamin supplements.
This list of foods from the 2007 Whole Dog Journal, are holistic and/or free of pesticides, chemicals, by-products, and artificial preservatives, like BHA, BHT, and Ethoxyquin which are linked to cancers. There are quite a lot of foods on this list, and it may take a bit of sampling to find out what works best for each dog. Personally if it
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