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It’s All About Nutrition

Like humans, a dog’s nutrition is vital to living a quality life. It’s easier to buy the huge bag of dog food from the pet store and keep it forever, but do you know what’s in that food and how it’s affecting your dog?

Dogs require a well-balanced diet of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals. The portions of each change based on their age, size and if they have any specific dietary restrictions, like diabetes, kidney problems, etc. There is a specific formula pets’ need and without adequate nutrition, a dog’s body cannot perform the way it should.

Do you know where your pet food comes from? Consider the dog food from the pet store, the shelf life probably says it’s good for up to one year. However, by feeding your dog processed food, a lot of the vitamins degrade before you pour the food into the bowl. These foods are usually fast-cooked at high temperatures and the nutrients are essentially cooked out. With these vitamins not being able to reach your dog they’re unable to prevent disease meaning they’re more likely to get sick. With insufficient protein, they won’t have enough ability to repair muscles making them weak. Although the dogs in the commercials look active and healthy that is not actually the case.

At Pet Wants we have one distribution factory where we have full control of all the ingredients that are going into your pet food. Our food is only comprised of the best salmon, chicken, lamb, brown rice and other ingredients. We do not have warehouses, meaning that once the food is made it goes straight each of the franchise owner’s store or home for delivery. We take the time to slow-cook the food, so the nutrients are optimal when it’s mealtime. Our food can be delivered or picked up at the store, where it is only stored for up to one month. Your dog will receive food, packed full of nutritional value. By owning a Pet Wants franchise you can be assured that all the dogs in your neighborhood have access to proper nutrition, and live happier and more active lives.

Each Nutrient Does Its Part!

Proteins are a source of energy that builds and repair muscles.

Fats also provide energy, but also help brain function and keep the skin and coat smooth and healthy.

Carbohydrates provide quick energy to keep your furry friend energetic and active.

Fibers found in carbs are useful in aiding digestion.

Vitamins and minerals are used to prevent disease and build immunity.

Although this is a quick summary, you can easily see how each nutrient serves a vital purpose.