The HomeoAnimal Team (as well as myself!) considers dogs and cats as valued members of the family -- and I know you do, too! So you’ve probably wondered, as most pet parents do: “What’s the BEST food to feed my pet?”
I hear this question all the time (as do many pet experts), but the tricky thing is, the answer is different for every animal. That’s because each one has unique nutritional needs, plus your family’s personal lifestyle and budget must also be considered.
So where should you begin?
For starters, it’s important to consult with your vet about your pet’s health needs, then do some research and learn the basics of pet nutrition. You’ll also want to find an animal nutritionist who aligns with your values and can help you create a specific diet plan for your pal (but more on that later).
Yes, a lot goes into deciding what to feed your dog or cat, and this series, known as The Ultimate Pet Nutrition Guide : Finding The Best Food for Your Pet, is a great place to start.
Ultimately, it’s up to you to nourish your four-legged friend, but you can be confident in your choices when you equip yourself with the right tools and information.
We compiled the expertise of 35 animal nutritionists and pet professionals from around the world to put together this extensive guide. It’s split into nine articles that are designed to walk you through the steps of creating the healthiest meal plan for your pet.
Want a sneak peek? Take a look below:
As you can see, this guide covers many facets of the complicated (but fascinating) world of pet nutrition. While it certainly doesn’t contain all the answers, I hope that it inspires you to be proactive while empowering you to make informed decisions when it comes to your companion’s health.
Our pets can’t choose their food, so it’s up to us to pick a plan for them. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, just remember: at the end of the day, you’re the best person to make these decisions because no one will care for your pet quite as much as you do!
Disclaimer: This guide is intended to provide you with the information you need to make better decisions about pet nutrition. The views and opinions in this guide attempt to discuss general information about pet nutrition.
Remember, all animals are unique and they each have different nutritional needs. What’s more, opinions differ from one nutritionist to the next. It is always imperative to consult with a veterinary professional that you trust when determining the best diet for your pet and their individual needs.
We have made every effort to be truthful, fair, and accurate when we wrote this guide. HomeoAnimal has used all reasonable care in compiling the information from the interviewed pet nutritionists but makes no guarantee as to its accuracy. We recommend contacting a local pet nutritionist to help assist you in making your final decision when it comes to your pet’s dietary needs.