Protecting pet food against oxidation is more critical than ever. Opportunity and risk The development of improved pet food diets with an optimum balance of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids has seen a significant nutritional improvement for pets. Antioxidants are a major opportunity for pet food manufacturers and brand owners to add to their marketing […]
Why is protein important for cats and dogs? Protein is found in a wide variety of food such as meats and eggs. It is an important part of a cat and dog’s diet, however, it is especially important for cats as they are ‘obligate carnivores’ and therefore naturally have a higher protein requirement than dogs.
A long and healthy lifestyle is what pet owners try to accomplish for their pets. A well-balanced and high-quality nutritious diet with health benefits is a key factor in achieving this. Vitamins and Minerals Vegetable ingredients are a fantastic source of fibre, minerals and vitamins. Vitamins keep a pet’s skin and coat healthy, strengthen bones […]
Omega-3 fatty acids are very important fats that mammals must get from their diets. They contribute to the health and wellbeing of not only humans but our pets as well. However, not all fatty acids are alike. Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) is an essential fatty acid that the body converts to the longer- chain omega-3’s called […]
There are a number of additional ingredients included within your Shandell Pet Foods Grain Free Turkey recipes. But what benefits do they offer? We have compiled a few of your additional ingredients below and detailed the benefits of each. Sweet Potato Sweet Potato is a key ingredient in your Shandell Pet Foods Grain Free Turkey […]