Nutrecare expands dog food range
Due to the increase in canine obesity and weight problems, animal health
company Nutrecare has decided to expand their range of low fat dog
Obesity among pets is one of the most significant
nutritional problems seen by veterinarians, according to Dr Dennis Jewell, a
companion animal nutrition expert at Hill's Pet Nutrition. According to
statistics, up to 50% of and dogs are overweight.
In light of this, many pet food
manufacturers have brought out low fat and low calorie versions of their
products. These new varieties also contain high levels of fibre to help the dog
feel full and satisfied after a meal. Healthy dogs live
In 2002 a
study by Purina Petcare
showed that the group of dogs
who had a controlled food intake lived up to 15% or two years longer than the
dogs who were allowed free access to food for 15 minutes a day.
More information on dog health and the new product range is provided on the Nutrecare
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