Features November 2010 Issue

Feeding People Food to Dogs is Not Harmful as Long as the Food is Healthy!

It’s not a good idea to give our dogs our food when that food is not even good for us. But owners should not be made afraid to feed healthy “people food” to their dogs. We’ve been doing it for thousands of years!

Feeding People Food to Dogs is Not Harmful as Long as the Food is Healthy!

Don’t fall for the scare tactics used by this new pet food company.

If you follow any pet-related blogs or other social media, the odds are you’ve heard of Nulo, a new company that has been marketing its foods aggressively through a variety of online channels. Nulo’s main thrust is that its foods and feeding programs will help your dogs reach and maintain a healthy weight – an admirable goal. Its foods are relatively high in protein (27 percent) with moderate amounts of fat (14 percent) and fiber (4 percent), appropriate for dogs who are overweight or who tend to gain weight easily. So I’ve had no objection to the marketing messages I’ve received from them (these messages were sent to members of one of the blogs I subscribe to).

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