WHAT… are we feeding our dogs? Small metal fragments in dog food??? It’s absolutely true!
More dog food recalls! Please share this with your dog loving friends!
I’ve been meaning to write this article for some time but the expanded recall from Pedigree Dog Food finally angered me enough to take some action and help y’all out by telling you to STOP if you are still feeding this brand.
As you may recall, during the last week of August this year, Pedigree dog food announced a voluntary recall of 22 bags of its PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food due to small metal fragments being found in the bags that were distributed through Dollar General stores in Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Soon after they expanded the recall to include bags sold through Sam’s Club and distributed in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.
It just makes me so mad that something like metal fragments could be found in bags of dog food! How does this kind of thing happen? None of the possibilities that come to mind are good.
I’m not just taking on the PEDIGREE® Brand. Look at this list of dog food recalls and while you are there, be sure to sign up so you’ll be notified of future dog food recalls if the brand you feed is affected.
Please share the news of this expanded recall with your dog loving friends. Especially if you aren’t sure what they feed their dogs! It’s easy to share, just click the Facebook “Share” button below to let all your Facebook friends know what’s going on and ask them to share it also.
What do you feed your dog?
If you yourself haven’t been feeding your dog a top rated dog food, now’s the time to find out what is really good for your dog and begin feeding a diet high in all the nutrients your dog requires. Our dogs give us so much and feeding them a diet that keeps them healthy and happy is shown to increase life span making it a win for both man (or woman) and dog.
Don’t know what to look for? I know it can be overwhelming. So many choices out there! The old “you are what you eat” rule applies to your dog’s diet just the same as it applies to our own.
It makes sense to begin with the label on the package and consider these 6 check points as you go through the ingredient list.
1. Your dog needs protein! The number 1 ingredient listed on the ingredient label should be a protein source such as turkey, chicken, lamb, beef, or fish.
2. Look for low-glycemic carbohydrates such as lentils and sweet potatoes. These are the good carbs.
3. Include nutrient-rich fruits, vegetables & botanicals
4. Supplements. Coconut oil and nutritional supplements including prebiotics, probiotics, glucosamine and chondroitin to support your dogs joints, immune system, and overall health.
5. Origin. I prefer made in the USA
6. Other. For dogs who are gluten intolerant and suffer from allergies. Avoiding grains, soy, by-products, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives is essential to your dogs well being. It helps them feel better and have more energy.
The Nutrience brand in the grain-free variety which seems to agree with dogs like mine who have food allergies to grain. The ingredient label for the grain free product looks like this.
Another big thing to consider is the brands quality control. Small metal fragments are not acceptable! Both the grain free and the Nutrience Natural Healthy Adult Dog Food regular formula backs up their brand with a ‘No Bad Anything’ promise! They prepare their batches in a unique small-batch production for superior control, every bag they craft represents an unwavering attention to quality and an ongoing commitment to natural, wholesome nutrition. Ultimately, living well is a choice we all have to make for ourselves and our pets.
Although it’s a bit more expensive than the brand I usually used, (most grain free dog foods are more expensive), dogs seem to have more energy and are less itchy once feeding this diet so in my mind, it’s worth the extra cost.
If you want to save some money… subscribe to the auto-ship program!
You’ll save 5% on the cost of the food itself;
You’ll save on time as well as the cost of driving to the pet store;
You’ll avoid that OMG I’m out of dog food panic!
From someone who needs help in all of the above areas, I highly recommend this option 🙂
I do recommend this product and as you can see from the customer reviews, others do too.
For the love of dog! If you’re as sick of these dog food recalls as I am as well as the lack of concern on the part of too many dog food brands, and you’re ready to make a change in how you feed your dog, learn more about the Nutrience brand of dog food here and get started today providing your dog with the highest quality dog food available.
You can also get more information by checking out some of the Nutrience brands videos on YouTube here.
To your dog’s health!
P.S. There’s a Nutrience food for cats too! Meow 🙂