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Puppy food and preservatives

Online pet stores generally have a vast amount of knowledge of the products they sell. Don't be frightened of asking about ingredients used in commercial puppy food.

One of the main concerns a new owner has is choosing good quality food and treats which will help their new puppy to grow strong and healthy.

Pet foods contain preservatives. One of the preservative is called Ethoxyquin which has a reputation linked to illnesses such as cancer, liver and kidney disease. However there is no proof to this rumour.

If you are worried about the above information, your pet food store will be able to show you pet food that contains the preservative Tocopherols.

Tocopherols are a preservative which is full of anti-oxidants to benefit your puppy in its early years.

Watch out for the amounts of scraps of meat you give to your puppy as some contain sugar and milk. However there is good meat such as chicken which is considered good protein for your puppy.

Puppy Treats are an important part of your new training regime. However you need to remember it is food and if you give your puppy too much it will result in your puppy becoming overweight.


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