Prescription diets can be a sensitive subject to talk about with veterinarians and veterinary technicians that support and sell these foods. I want to discuss prescription diets in a logical way that breaks down each ingredient for everyone to easily understand. Unfortunately, prescription diets for pets are made from incredibly unhealthy ingredients that aren’t meant for a dog or cat’s consumption. Prescription diets are filled with countless unhealthy, non-species appropria
The first ingredient in all pet food needs to be meat. However, the ingredients following should consist of meat as well or at least foods that a dog or cat should be eating. Just because a pet food has meat as the first ingredient, does not make it any healthier if other low quality ingredients make up the majority of the food. Whole grain corn, rice, wheat, and by products should never be in your pets diet or be the main ingredients in a pet food like this brand, Purina Ben
Two words: Raw food. The top picture of Ella's coat was caused by her eating Purina dog food at the shelter for several months. She honestly looked much worse before I took this picture. We thought her skin was scarred over and that her fur would never grow back at one point.
The bottom picture is of Ella after being completely on raw food for less than 2 months! She has no more bald spots, eye discharge, diarrhea, or weight loss issues. A lot of people say "I feed my dog Pu