Pet Food Allergies: Ingredient Quality and Processing Explained
Pet parents often mistakenly blame specific ingredients on their pet food label for their pet’s allergy symptoms. However, allergies to common food ingredients like chicken, beef or other whole foods does not make much sense. While pet food allergies do exist they are incredibly rare. What pets DO react to is the quality of the pet food ingredients and processing they go through. There can also be additional additives and other ingredients causing allergy symptoms – and they usually aren’t listed on the label! Check out this piece by board-certified veterinary nutritionist Dr. Donna Raditic & Dr. Chris Zink, one of the world’s top canine sports medicine and rehabilitation veterinarians.