Training & Education
The Lowdown on the Label
Guaranteed Analysis – Two Nutrient Profiles – Pet Food Ingredients
The typical pet food label contains three main areas. The Guaranteed Analysis specifies the product’s minimum percentages of crude protein and crude fat. The AAFCO has established two nutrient profiles each for dogs and cats – growth/lactation and maintenance – to fit their life stages. Pet Food Ingredients are listed on the label in descending weight order, however, weight includes moisture, which makes overall interpretation difficult.
Ten Quick Crate Training Tips
Originally published in The Whole Dog Journal (Volume 9)
Teaching your pet to happily and willing enter its crate is a very useful skill that will greatly benefit both you and your animal. By following these ten effective tips for training your pet, you’ll soon discover how quick and easy crate training really is.
The Prince Corporation Pet Nutritional Guide
Prince Corporation offers this three chapter Pet Nutritional Guide for owners interested in learning how to effectively monitor your pet’s nutrition. Chapter One provides an introduction to your pet’s needs with a brief overview of basic facts and figures. Chapter Two introduces measuring energy, allergies, carbohydrates, fats and oils, fiber and minerals and the Chelation Process. Chapter Three concludes with detailed information concerning the various types of antioxidants.