Getting to grips with what constitutes a 5 star dog food rating is not always easy. Five-star ratings are usually associated with the best dog food brands. Most brands lower than five-stars almost always contain some sort of undesirable ingredient. However, this is not always the case; it is for this reason I decided this subject was important.
Most people are aware of toxic vs non-toxic foods, healthy vs unhealthy and the difference between a poor diet vs a good diet.
This isn’t a trick statement, manufactures will go to great lengths to prove their brand is the best and this is where they’ll hang you high and dry.
I cover a lot of issues in ‘Dog food ingredients debunked‘, this article spells out how to be careful.
It exposes everything you have always wanted to know about dog food and brands; and what should and shouldn’t be added in your dog’s food.
Determining 5 star dog food rating
To determine what foods deserve five stars, manufactures must not include anything toxic. There should be no grains included; however, for a 5 star dog food rating a small amount is acceptable.
It is more beneficial for these brand to include vegetables than fruit, but it is not essential.
The ‘named’ meat and eggs should be organic, free range or at the very least human grade. In other words all meat needs to have come from quality sources.
The meat should be fresh and it ought to contain substantial amounts of ‘named meal’.
Preservatives must be natural and all ingredients must be from a reliable source.
Just because one brand sells one or two quality bags of dog food does not mean the rest of their foods are okay, the labels must always be read.
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