Features August 2014 Issue

The Top 5 Things to Look for on a Commercial Dog Food Label

* This is not a photo of the fancy new pet supply store referenced in the first paragraph (which was Pet Food Express in Roseville, California), but a Pet Supplies Plus store in Indiana. The business pictured here had three store-length aisles and two entire walls lined with dog food. Daunting to some, exciting to others.

The Top 5 Things to Look for on a Commercial Dog Food Label

Donít get overwhelmed at the pet supply store!

Recently I visited a fancy new pet supply store?* Ė seriously, the fanciest store Iíve ever seen. It boasts a fenced and rubber-matted area for patronsí dogs to play while their owners shop; an area where owners can bathe their dogs (with warm water, cross ties in the raised tubs, shampoo and conditioner on tap, waterproof aprons, cool blow driers, and plenty of towels); an area where visiting veterinarians can provide vaccinations and basic health exams; a climate-controlled, glassed-in area for puppy and dog training classes; and, oh yeah, aisle after aisle after aisle of toys, beds, treats, shampoos, and lots and lots of dog (and cat) food.

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