Pet Food Advisors ®

Wondering what you should be feeding your dog or cat? Confused by all the choices? Is raw really best? Or does it pose health hazards? What should you know when deciding which commercial food to feed? Are cats' digestive systems able to metabolize carbohydrates or is all dry cat food “kitty crack,” as Tracie calls it? Do dogs and cats need supplements --- and if so, which ones? This show brings you facts and opinions to help you make the best personal decisions about how to feed the four-legged members of your family so they live long, healthy lives.

Hosted by Tracie Hotchner


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Food Grade vs Feed Grade

Pet Food Advisors (10-12-2015) #7043: Food grade vs. feed grade — what is the difference when describing pet food ingredients? The AAFCO is comprised of state regulatory officials for livestock feed — with pet food being only a small part of their responsibility. What about the fear mongers who claim commercial pet food includes Styrofoam trays and plastic wrap from outdated supermarket meats? Dr. Sean explains why this would not make practical or economic sense — how the equipment works and why including foreign objects of any kind would be ruinous for pet food manufacturers.