Let’s face it: despite the high quality food brands you sell at your store, many pets could benefit from supplements. Pets experiencing symptoms like lack of energy, dull coat, upset stomach, bad breath, and even cancer can benefit from the right supplement recommendation. Even better, you have the opportunity for an add-on sale for nearly every customer that walks through your door.
As pet parents pay more attention to the dietary needs of their furry friends, they are taking their pets’ diets back to basics with Limited Ingredient Diets that eliminate any extra, unnecessary ingredients and help cats and dogs with food sensitivities. For those interested in maximizing nutritional benefits while minimizing risk of food allergies and other diet-related issues, LID may be the way to go.
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According to the market research firm Mintel, 70% of American households have at least one pet, and nearly half of those pet owners consider the animal’s taste when buying food. Owners are also taking their pets’ nutrition more seriously: 55% of American pet owners are concerned about filler ingredients in pet food, such as grains and meat by-products.
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Let's be honest, the monotony of the same old, same old kibble routine doesn’t provide enough of a variety to meet a dogs’ nutritional needs. Enter, rotational feeding. Rotational diets involve varying the menu on a periodic basis so dogs can broaden their palates and experience a wider range of nutrients and ingredients, giving them a full and balanced diet.
No matter how hard we try to keep our dogs on a strict, healthy diet—we’re all guilty of sharing our favorite foods with our furry friends. While their tummies can handle many of the same foods that we can, a few of humans’ favorite foods can contain hidden dangers for our four-legged friends.