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Summer Feeding Tips for Furry Friends

Updated: May 24, 2022

This summer ensure to have the right feeding habits to keep your pets healthy, safe and happy!

Summer is a fantastic time to have some fun, but it can be hard on your little fur ball. Apart from giving them plenty of water and keeping them indoors, it is imperative that as a pet owner you maintain the right feeding tips to help your pet beat the heat.

The supermarkets are filled with Wellness and Therapeutic Diets from various premium brands that have developed recipes to address the individual needs of your dog or cat.

One must read the label to identify the best suited, nutritionally balanced – hypoallergenic food for their pet. Always look for products which are free from chemical preservatives and artificial colouring. such products are suitable for both cats and dogs and are readily available in several flavours such as chicken, lamb, salmon, and duck. The recipes are more often developed by experts and address your pet’s specific lifestyle and environment. A quality pet food brand will support a pets health and help relieve various issues such as overworked joints or sensitive digestion. That’s not all, gluten-free food which are made with high quality ingredients always add value to your pets health.

During summers, it is recommended dogs are offered recipes which include the following improved composition:

  • 6 % more meat

  • Monoprotein recipes

  • Less cereals (rice only)

  • High palatability and digestibility = lower feed rations

  • New additives: Prebiotics and exceptional use of Fulvic acid

Similarly, it is recommended that cats be served a delicious and balanced diet which includes:

  • Up to 32 % fresh meat

  • Up to 90 % proteins of animal origin

  • Grain free recipes

  • Unique combination of three functional additives

In addition to the food, keep the pets well-hydrated. It is essential that pets always have free access to plenty of water, but this becomes even more important when it is hot. Here are some tips to ensure they stay hydrated -

  1. Place water bowls in several places around your home and garden

  2. Take a portable bowl and water on your pet walks, and make sure to stop frequently to offer your furry friend a drink

This summer ensure to have the right feeding habits to keep your pets healthy, safe and happy!

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