I recently inquired about ethoxyquin. Here is the company’s response:
Thank you for taking the time to write about Holistic Select Anchovy, Sardine & Salmon adult dog food. Here are the nutritional values you have requested: Anchovy, Sardine & Salmon Meal 0.80% Phosphorus Our pet food products are 100% ethoxyquin free. Our fish meal supplier has obtained the necessary permit to utilize a natural antioxidant made from blended mixed tocopherols in place of ethoxyquin to preserve the fish meal during transit.
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The pancreas is responsible for the secretion of insulin and the secretion of the enzymes necessary for digestion. It should be noted that some holistic veterinarians, such as Dr. Becker, believe that the carbohydrate-laden, enzyme-devoid, highly processed, non-species appropriate foods most pets eat stresses the pancreas. These veterinarians believe that high carbohydrate diets are taxing on a pet’s insulin levels and thus on their pancreas. Also, the species-appropriate diet dogs were intended by nature to eat is a fresh raw diet full of naturally occurring enzymes. When the dog consumes enzymes in its food the pancreas doesn’t have to produce as many enzymes for the digestive process. The cooking processes most commercial foods undergo destroys the natural enzymes in the food, so when a dog eats these foods the pancreas has to work extra hard to secrete large amounts of enzymes for digestion. It is believed that, for these reasons, most pets have a pancreas that is constantly mildly inflamed due to all the unnecessary stress a species-inappropriate diet places on it.
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Petco stopped stocking Holistic Select Dry Dog Food for adults and puppies. Grain stores are far and few between. We don’t want to stop using this excellent product. The only time our dog was sick was when kids slipped table food to her. I’m in the process of locating a feed store near the Inland Empire in California that Does stock Holistic Select.
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dog foods that do not contain corn, wheat, soy, sugars, by-products, animal digest material, artificial food coloring nor chemical preservatives. In addition, we do not carry "mass produced" pet food brands as we believe that mega corporations are not producing for "quality" but for quantity only. Therefore, by us having a strict policy of what brands we stock in our store, it enables our customers to feel confident that they are only feeding their pets the best optimum nutritional diets for prevention of illnesses or to holistically heal from various health related issues. Furthermore, we offer free nutritional counseling to help those who want to help their pet live a longer, healthier life naturally. Free food samples are always available at request.Commercial dog food comes in many forms, but not all can be considered equal. It is important to understand the differences for your dog. Natural and holistic dog food companies pledge to use high-quality ingredients without fillers and by-products. They go the extra mile to add beneficial nutrients without adding unnecessary chemicals. Despite the higher cost of these foods, many dog owners attest to the benefits these diets have provided, such as shinier coats,