Health Essentials for a Happy Pet
With wagging tails and bright eyes, pets offer up a wealth of benefits to their owners. Keeping your four-legged friends active, energetic and at their best begins with providing essential nutrients, which can quickly result in changes you can see.
Introducing a nutritionally complete diet that provides essential nutrients can bring about a visible difference in your dog’s behavior in as little as a week, while overall changes may be more apparent after 28 days on the new food. Some signs to watch for include:
Balanced and complete
The foundation of a complete and balanced diet is providing the right proportions of nutrients from seven required groups including water, protein, fat, carbohydrate, minerals, vitamins and energy. You can help support your dog’s overall health by providing fresh, clean water and choosing a pet food that has an optimal balance of nutrients for their age. One brand of pet food formulas, Purina ONE SMARTBLEND, was carefully developed by nutritionists and food scientists to provide 100 percent complete and balanced nutrition for each life stage. These dry dog food formulas offer benefits like meat, poultry or fish as the first ingredient along with other high quality protein sources to help support strong muscles including a healthy heart. They also provide levels of vitamins E and A which help promote bright eyes, a window to your dog’s health. These formulas also provide essential omega-6 fatty acids including linoleic acid, along with other vitamins and minerals to help give your dog a shiny coat and healthy skin. Wholesome sources of carbohydrate and fat help provide the healthy energy to fuel your dog’s activities with you.
Promoting good nutrition everywhere
To demonstrate the visible difference great nutrition can make in the lives of pets, Purina ONE looked to a dog-friendly community to kick-off the Purina ONE 28 Day Challenge. To see what happened when dog owners from Asheville, North Carolina switched to the brand’s formula for 28 days and hear personal stories and experiences on video, visit https://purinaone.com/dogs/onedifference.
Sources: Family Features | Purina ONE
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