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Arnie’s Pet Food Store Offers Tips for Selecting the Right Food for Your Dog

Selecting the right food for your dog might seem an easy task, but Arnie’s Pet Food Store is educating pet owners about the pitfalls of choosing the wrong food offering tips to help you keep your pet happy and healthy. For starters, do not depend on ads you see on television that appear to have all the answers. They spend millions of dollars to convince you that their food is best for your canine companion. Afterall, there are specific formulas for puppies, adults, and seniors, as well as for large- or small-breed dogs, dogs with health conditions, including reproductive, sensitive stomach, overweight, allergies, and so much more. In short, selecting a proper dog food takes more than just watching a 30-second commercial.

Here are a few tips from Arnie’s to help you select the right food for your dog:

· Puppies should not be switched to high-protein adult dog food before they are ready, it can cause rapid bone growth leading to adult health issues.

· Dog foods that are high in carbohydrates can cause a variety of health issues such as: diabetes, heart and kidney problems, and obesity.

· Many brand-name dog foods cook nutrients out using high temperatures to mass-produce dog foods, then add synthetic nutrients back and coat the dog food in a non-nutritional flavoring so dogs will eat it.

· Check the recall history of your dog food at For example, Hills Science Diet, one of several companies that pay vets to prescribe pet foods, was recalled in 2019 for elevated levels of Vitamin D, which is toxic, even fatal, to dogs.


Finally, if you are confused about what food to get for your dog, ask a professional. Katie and Kelly at Arnie’s Pet Food Store have the answers you need. Pet foods offered at Arnie's are not produced by corporate conglomerates, but rather by award-winning family-owned and operated businesses. Our dog food recipes contain 100% all-natural ingredients with trackable sources. They are high in meat proteins and low in carbohydrates. Visit Arnie’s at Alamo Plaza, 56th and Hwy 2, where we care as much about your pet as we do our own. You can also shop online at

Arnies Pet Food Store is a division of the Wild Bird Habitat Stores

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