People are starting to have better diets consisting of holistic, natural, organic foods and it is improving their health. Why shouldn’t pets have the same opportunity? Plenty of pet food companies have risen to this new movement in pet food. Horizon Pet Nutrition out of Canada has four sub-companies and believes, “…in having locally sourced ingredients, being environmentally sustainable, and being a globally trusted company.” Another company out of Canada, Champion Pet Foods, also has two sub-companies (Acana and Orijen), and they believe, “Quality is never outsourced and to nourish as nature intended.” A US company called Petropics makes wet food diets for cats and dogs called, “Tiki Cat and Tiki Dog.” There is a page on the company’s website that describes the illnesses that the food helps to alleviate including, “…diabetes, obesity, cancer, urinary tract infections…”
The illnesses listed above seem to be the top four biggest maladies that have accompanied the poor diets being brought on by poor quality pet food. “My daughter and I have three cats,” said cat owner, Peggy Thompson. “We used to have four, but our poor little Neve died suddenly last month due to cancer and poor nutrition from commercial pet food for many years. Our veterinarian recommended we put the other three on a natural, organic diet so we can keep them healthy.”
Where do you find healthy pet food?
In the Phoenix area and in Canada, there is a store called Pet Planet that is delivering a variety of natural, organic pet food products to people daily. Kristin Jensen of Pet Planet said, “Although we mainly offer only natural, organic cat and dog food, we have natural food for pet birds, small mammals, and reptiles.” Another place to find healthy pet food is Whole Foods Marketlocated across the US, Canada, and even the UK.
People seem to be caring about what their pets eat as much as what they eat. The trend will hopefully continue for companion pets and extend to small mammals, birds, reptiles, and fish. People want their pets to be happy and healthy and now the right pet foods are being manufactured to accomplish that.