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Keep FIDO Fabulous All Winter with Petcurean Pet Food

Cold and flu season is upon us, and  as we boost our immune system through healthy eating and exercise, we can also boost FIDO’s immune system through nutrition.  Our friends at Petcurean introduced us to their Pet Nutritionist, Michele Dixon, who answered 3 of our top questions for keeping FIDO FABULOUS during the winter months.

Psssst – After you read through her answers , email us contest@fidofriendly.com (put PETCUREAN in the subject line) and let us know your top winter weather concern for your FIDO and why you would like to try Petcurean Pet Food. (A picture of your pup is always fun too!)  One lucky FIDO fan will will be drawn at random from all entries to receive vouchers good for two FREE 12lb bags of your choice of Petcurean Pet Food!   (Entries accepted 12/19/13 through 12/31/13 - winner will be drawn and notified the week of January 1, 2014)

 

1) What ingredients are best to help boost the immunity of pets and why?

Anti-oxidants included in brightly colored fruits and vegetable, called carotenoids, benefit vision, skin, bones, heart and immune system.  As well prebiotics and probiotic support the immune system, specifically the large intestine, as a large part of the immune system resides here.

2) Dry patches and lack lustre fur are common in the winter- what ingredients can help with this?

Cooler weather usually brings dry air. Drier air can also dry out a pet’s coat and skin. A dog or cat food with omega oils, will help support a healthy coat and skin.

3) For dogs with allergies what are the recommended ingredients that might help with sensitive digestion and food intolerance issues?

Allergies and intolerances are based on exposure to a particular protein source. Typically they are ingredients that are traditionally used in pet food. Often times determining what the offending agent is can be a bit tricky, however using an novel single protein source, such as duck, salmon or turkey, reducing your carbohydrates to one or two novels sources, and limiting the remaining ingredients, can work quite well. For your canine friend, we recommend our GO! SENSITIVITY + SHINE Recipe.


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