Nutrition and Arthritic Pets

Written by JR Rogers

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You do not have to become a "food expert" to make decisions here. Assuming you can afford to spend a little extra for pet food, use some common sense.

Price is a good guideline. If you see a 40-pound bag of dog food that is on sale for $12.95, it is likely not onrepparttar most desirable food list (a least, not from my standpoint.) If you studyrepparttar 141614 label, it likely will tell you that this is correct.

Premium and All-Natural

When you move up in price, you are likely looking at "premium" and "all-natural" offerings. The premium brands are going to be on most store shelves and usually they are sold by veterinarians as well. Even this food group does not necessarily haverepparttar 141615 finest ingredients. Unfortunately, price alone does not always tellrepparttar 141616 story here.

The "all-natural" pet foods, generally speaking, arerepparttar 141617 best ofrepparttar 141618 bunch. These use natural preservatives and you are not going to find artificial flavoring or coloring. Of course,repparttar 141619 price corresponds torepparttar 141620 quality and for some of you it is not feasible from a budget standpoint.

I have recommended using raw vegetables as part of your pet's diet. It is far less expensive and once they get used to it (and, if you do not overdo it) it is a healthy and less expensive approach.

Pets with arthritis need solid and healthy nutrition. If your budget allows yourepparttar 141621 luxury of giving themrepparttar 141622 best, then opt forrepparttar 141623 all-natural group.

Remember, high-quality liquid glucosamine is only part ofrepparttar 141624 picture. To get an arthritic pet healthier overall, it requires attention to both diet and exercise as well.

JR Rogers is the owner of Synflex America Inc. makers of Syn-flex, a premium glucosamine arthritis formula for humans and household pets.

The author's statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not provided to diagnose or to suggest that liquid glucosamine and chondroitin will treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Potty Training Your Puppy

Written by Timothy Robinson

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Guess what, he will do it again. So, make a game out of it, getrepparttar kids involved and when he starts to go, repeatrepparttar 141460 routine, acting immediately and firmly.

Puppies tend to berepparttar 141461 center of attention at first, especially with kids, so there is usually someone at hand to scoldrepparttar 141462 puppy in a gentle manner and immediately remove him torepparttar 141463 designated site.

This method is a quick and effective method in toilet training any puppy, who, withrepparttar 141464 right amount of attention and praise, will be toilet trained in no time at all.

It's important to catchrepparttar 141465 puppy inrepparttar 141466 act. Coming home and findingrepparttar 141467 mess a couple of hours later and then getting upset and scoldingrepparttar 141468 puppy will only make your job harder and confuserepparttar 141469 puppy. What then, you may wonder? Well, a method that has worked for me is to carryrepparttar 141470 puppy torepparttar 141471 offending deposit, gently but firmly placing his nose intorepparttar 141472 substance and saying firmly "No No or Bad Bad", you getrepparttar 141473 drift, and immediately carrying puppy out torepparttar 141474 site. This method is notrepparttar 141475 favored method, but it is effective if done properly.

Timothy Robinson is the owner of

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