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Following are links to some of the articles that we have found most informative about pet nutrition and pet care.  We do not endorse the accuracy of information included in these links, but are providing them as a courtesy to assist in your own research to select the best pet food product for your own pets.

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Pet Poison Helpline -- 800-213-6680
Pet Food Alerts
Nutrition & Feeding
AAFCO - Association of American Feed Control Officials
General Information
Frequently Asked Questions


Pet Food Alerts

FDA Pet Food Recall Products List
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/newpetfoodrecalls/

February 11, 2010:  Nature's Variety Recall
http://www.naturesvariety.com/news/32

June, 2009:  Warning about "Meals" in pet foods
Dog Food Comparison Shows High Flouride Levels

April 20, 2009:  FDA Confirms Probe of NUTRO Pet Food Deaths, Illnesses
http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news04/2009/04/nutro_foia.html

Good Housekeeping Safety Recalls
http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/family/safety/recalls

Melamine contaminated Pet Foods - 2007 Recall List
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/petfoodrecall/
 

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Nutrition & Feeding

Foods You Should Avoid Feeding Your Dog
http://www.dogfoodproject.com/index.php?page=badingredients
http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+1659&aid=1030

The Dog Food Advisor:  Dog Food Reviews and Articles
http://dogfoodadvisor.com

The Truth About Pet Food:  Pet Food Reviews and Articles
http://truthaboutpetfood.com

Metabolizable Energy and Caloric Density
http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+1659&aid=2842

Calculating Metabolizable Energy (ME) in Pet Food
http://jn.nutrition.org/cgi/reprint/132/6/1796S.pdf

What Are Good Sources of Protein? Ė Digestibility
http://www.bodyrecomposition.com/nutrition/what-are-good-sources-of-protein-digestibility.html

My Perfect Pet Resources
Guaranteed Analysis and Nutritional Profiles
Raw vs Cooked Nutritional Comparison
Nutrients a Dog Needs
Competitive Product Analysis
Main Ingredients - Real Food
Whole Grain Brown Rice
Whole Potatoes
Why we donít use meals
Supplements Dogs Need
Vitamin A Toxicity
Harmful Fruits and Vegetables
Oral Care
Senior Dog Care
Urinary Tract Care
 

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AAFCO - Association of American Feed Control Officials

Dog Food Nutrient Profiles
Since the AAFCO manual is not available online, we have included a link to the AAFCO profiles displayed on the peteducation.com site. They've done a great job of keeping it informative yet simple. http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+1661&aid=662

AAFCO Q&A
AAFCO Chair Dave Syverson answers Questions and Answers Concerning Pet Food Regulations http://www.aafco.org/Portals/0/Public/Q-AND-A-REGARDING-PETFOODREGS.PDF

AAFCO Manual
The complete AAFCO must be purchased. Only the Table of Contents is available online. http://www.aafco.org/Portals/0/Public/2009%20Official%20Publication%20Table%20of%20Contents.pdf

Pet Food Labeling and related Consumer Updates
http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/ResourcesforYou/ucm047113.htm
http://animal.discovery.com/guides/healthcenter/dogs/nutrition/labels.html
http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm149147.htm
 

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General Information

One of the best sites we've found for general information is:
PetEducation.com
You'll find articles and information written by veterinarians about pet health and care, including articles for dogs, cats, fish, birds, reptiles, small pets and ferrets!

How to Brush a Dog's Teeth (articles and video)
http://video.about.com/vetmedicine/How-to-Brush-a-Dog-s-Teeth.htm
http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+2089&aid=384
http://www.placervillevet.com/dog%20toothbrushing.htm

Vetinerary News Network
http://www.myvnn.com/

The Pet Center Web Site - Basic Nutrition for Dogs
http://www.thepetcenter.com/imtop/nutrition.html

Dog Food Processing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog_food

What's Really In Dog Food
http://www.bornfreeusa.org/facts.php?more=1&p=359

How Products are Made - Pet Food
http://www.madehow.com/Volume-2/Pet-Food.html

List of Pet Food Manufacturers
http://www.thepetfoodlist.com/manufacturers.htm

Holiday Pet Tips
http://www.myperfectpetfood.com/docs/holidaytips.pdf
 

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