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Fun Facts About Living With Dogs In The USA!

Here is a snapshot of U.S. statistics of dog parents! Be sure to purchase healthy, never recalled and holistically formulated dog foods and treats at www.NaturalDogFoodStore.com - Life's Abundance has been serving the pet community since 1999 and has never had a recall. The dry foods are shipped generally within 4-6 weeks of being made. You can't beat that for fresh! Really, ask the stores how long the foods have been on their shelves. Better yet, ask them how long they sat in the warehouse before they got to the store shelves. You'll be shocked!

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Are You Looking For The Perfectly-Sized, Nutrient-Packed Food For Your New Puppy?

Whether your new puppy is a small breed, medium breed or large breed, we've got you covered with puppy food! It's important to feed your puppy nutrient-packed food during those important growing months. Life's Abundance has Small and Medium Breen Puppy Food and Large Breed Puppy Food! Life's Abundance puppy food is holistically formulated and has never been recalled. The food is made in the USA and delivered fresh to your door.

Let's take a look at Life's Abundance Small and Medium Breed Puppy Food first...

Small & Medium Breed Puppy Food is formulated with select ingredients to help your puppy grow and thrive. With Life’s Abundance, you can be confident that you’re feeding advanced nutrition to help your puppy achieve and maintain optimal health.

Made for small and medium breeds, this premium kibble is made with the finest ingredients, including...

• A proprietary blend of vitamins & minerals
• High-quality, multi-source proteins for growing muscles & healthy development
• An antioxidant system with vitamins C & E
• Prebiotic fiber & guaranteed probiotics
• Omega-3 fatty acids for healthy skin & a shiny coat
• Enriched with DHA for canine smarts
• Dietary fiber to help maintain a healthy digestive tract
• A selection of nutritious vegetables

Specially formulated using only wholesome ingredients, this food contains …

• No artificial flavors
• No artificial colors
• No corn or corn glutens
• No wheat or wheat gluten

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS:
Crude Protein (min)..........27.0%
Crude Fat (min)..........17.0%
Crude Fiber (max)..........4.0%
Moisture (max)..........10.0%
Calcium (min)..........1.25%
Phosphorus (min)..........1.0%
Vitamin A (min)..........24,000 IU/kg
Vitamin E (min)..........350 IU/kg
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)* (min)..........140 mg/kg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids* (min)..........0.95%
Omega-6 Fatty Acids* (min)..........3.75%
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)* (min)..........0.08%
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)* (min) ...........0.06%
Taurine* (min)..........0.20%
Total Microorganisms* (min)..........150,000,000 CFU/lb
(L. acidophilus, L. casei, B. thermophilum and E. faecium in equal amounts)
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Life’s Abundance Small & Medium Breed Puppy Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages.

INGREDIENTS:
Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Oat Groats, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Sweet Potatoes, Salmon Meal, Herring Meal, Dried Tomato Pomace, Egg Product, Natural Flavor, Flaxseed Meal, Carrots, Celery, Yeast Culture, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Duck Meal, Lecithin, Taurine, Beets, Monosodium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Fructooligosaccharide, Parsley, Lettuce, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium thermophilum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Mixed Tocopherols (preservative), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Watercress, Spinach, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Egg Albumen, Cranberries, Blueberries, Pomegranate Extract, Selenium Yeast, Inositol, Niacin Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Acetate, Biotin, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Proteinate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid.

Contains a source of viable, naturally occurring microorganisms.

CALORIE CONTENT (calculated): Metabolizable Energy (ME) = 3,865 kcal/kg, 469 kcal/cup.

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Now let's take a look at Life's Abundance Large Breed Puppy Food...

Large Breed Puppy Food is formulated with select ingredients to help your puppy grow and thrive. With Life’s Abundance, you can be confident that you’re feeding advanced nutrition to help your puppy achieve and maintain optimal health.

Made for large breeds, this premium kibble is made with the finest ingredients, including...

• A proprietary blend of vitamins & minerals
• High-quality, multi-source proteins for growing muscles & healthy development
• An antioxidant system with vitamins C & E
• Prebiotic fiber & guaranteed probiotics
• Omega-3 fatty acids for healthy skin & a shiny coat
• Enriched with DHA for canine smarts
• Dietary fiber to help maintain a healthy digestive tract
• A selection of nutritious vegetables

Since we use only wholesome ingredients, this formula contains …

• No artificial flavors
• No artificial colors
• No corn or corn gluten
• No wheat or wheat gluten

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS:
Crude Protein (min).................25.0%
Crude Fat (min).....................14.0%
Crude Fiber (max)...................4.0%
Moisture (max)......................10.0%
Calcium (min).......................1.0%
Phosphorus (min)....................0.8%
Vitamin A (min).....................24,000 IU/kg
Vitamin E (min).....................350 IU/kg
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)* (min)....140 mg/kg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids* (min)..........0.75%
Omega-6 Fatty Acids* (min)..........3.20%
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)* (min)...0.065%
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)* (min)..0.045%
Taurine* (min)......................0.20%
Total Microorganisms* (min).........150,000,000 CFU/lb
(L. acidophilus, L. casei, B. thermophilum and E. faecium in equal amounts)

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Large Breed Puppy Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages.

INGREDIENTS:
Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Oat Groats, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes, Salmon Meal, Herring Meal, Dried Tomato Pomace, Field Peas, Flaxseed Meal, Egg Product, Natural Flavor, Carrots, Celery, Yeast Culture, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Duck Meal, Lecithin, Taurine, Potassium Chloride, Beets, Choline Chloride, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium thermophilum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Vitamin E Supplement, Fructooligosaccharide, Mixed Tocopherols (preservative), Parsley, Lettuce, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Watercress, Spinach, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Monosodium Phosphate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Egg Albumen, Cranberries, Blueberries, Pomegranate Extract, Selenium Yeast, Inositol, Niacin Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Acetate, Biotin, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Proteinate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid.

Contains a source of viable, naturally occurring microorganisms.

CALORIE CONTENT (calculated): Metabolizable Energy (ME) = 3,700 kcal/kg, 407 kcal/cup. Amounts are based on the use of a standard measuring cup.

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**Are you a dog breeder? You can qualify for 3.6lbs to 4lbs of Life's Abundance dog and puppy food free with purchase! Visit our website today and join our team of pet professionals.


Whether Your Dog Is Big Or Small, This Jerky Treat Is The Perfect Size!

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Do you cringe thinking about jerky treats for dogs and all the recalls that have happened? Worried that "Made In China" is buried somewhere and you don't see it before you buy your dog treats? Recalls are scary. Jerky treats for dogs made in China are scary. You know what's not scary? Life's Abundance Tasty Rewards Jerky Treats For Dogs! Yep, they are AWESOME!

These treats truly are great whether your dog is short, tall, big or small. You can use them as training, you can use them as a reward, you can use them any way you'd like. I'll let you know that our dogs, who happen to be very large, want us to use them all the time. If the boys could do back flips, they would. I will give them 3-4 at a time and they think they've hit the jackpot by getting multiple treats. If you have a dog like our Rio, watch out for the drool factor. He sees the bag and the water works start.

Order Life's Abundance Tasty Rewards Jerky Treats for your dog in either a 4oz or 16oz bag!!

  • Positive reinforcement has never tasted so good
  • Perfectly sized for carrying in your pocket
  • Gluten free, no artificial preservatives, colors or flavors
  • Made in USA with Chicken and lamb from New Zealand

Dog Food Recall: CESAR Classics Filet Mignon Flavor By Mars PetCare

Mars Petcare US Announces Voluntary Recall Of Limited Number Of Cesar Classics Filet Mignon Flavor Wet Dog Food Because Of Potential Presence Of Plastic

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Mars Petcare US announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of CESAR® Classics Filet Mignon Flavor product due to a potential choking risk from hard white pieces of plastic which entered the food during the production process. CESAR® Classics Filet Mignon can be purchased individually, as well as, in flavor variety multipacks. The Lot Codes listed below are the only affected products.  All other CESAR® products can be safely consumed.

CesarrecallWe encourage consumers who have purchased affected product to discard the food or return it to the retailer for a full refund or exchange. While a small number of consumers have reported finding the plastic pieces, to date, we have not received any reports of injury or illness associated with the affected product. The lot codes indicated below should not be sold or consumed.

Affected product was distributed to retail customers throughout the United States. Mars Petcare US is working with all of our distributors and retailers to ensure that the recalled products are no longer sold and are removed from inventory.

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Two lot codes of CESAR® Classics Filet Mignon Flavor wet dog food with the production codes shown below are included in this voluntary recall.  Each product will have a lot code printed on side of the tray that begins with 631FKKC, 631GKKC. A Best Before date 080418 (August 4, 2018) and 080518 (August 5, 2018).

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DESCRIPTION

LOT CODES

23100017792

CESAR® CLASSICS FILET MIGNON FLAVOR

631FKKC and 631GKKC

The CESAR® Classics Filet Mignon Flavor can be found in variety packs with the following lot codes:

632D14JC, 633B24JC, 634A14JC, 634A24JC, 634B14JC, 634B24JC, 634E14JC, 635A24JC, 635B14JC, 636D24JC, 636E14JC

At Mars Petcare US, we take our responsibility to pets and their owners seriously.  Pet owners who have questions about the recall should call 800-421-6456 between the hours of Saturday, October 8, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm CST and Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm CST or visit https://www.cesar.com/notice.

 

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#1 Veterinarian Recommended To Help Support Urinary Bladder Health And Maintain Joint Health And Mobility In Cats


CosequinforcatsCosequin For Cats - #1 Veterinarian recommended. Helps support urinary bladder health and maintain joint health and mobility.

Nutramax offers a thorough line of pet supplements that will work to maintain the health and beauty of your best friend for years to come. Cats age at a faster rate than humans and it is our job to provide them with the nutrition necessary for them to strive long term.

Cosequin For Cats was created to help maintain joint health and mobility for your feline friend. This natural supplement safely and effectively provides joint cartilage support while maintaining your cats comfort level. Some veterinarians also recommend Cosequin to help support urinary bladder health.

Cosequin for Cats contains natural chicken and tuna flavored capsules specially formulated for cats.


Glucosamine Hydrochloride minimum 125mg

Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate minimum 100mg

Manganese minimum 1mg

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How Dogs And People Evolved Together

People live with and love many kinds of animals, but there’s just something special about our relationship with our dogs. We all get the sense that they need us the same way that we need them. Humans and canines, bonded together by some strange and immutable force. It’s almost as if we evolved for each other!

And there’s evidence to support that actually, we did. Here are some fascinating facts that scientists have discovered about the ancient, intertwined bond between humankind and canines…

1. Dogs first split off the wolf genome about 32,000 years ago.
Recently, scientists collected DNA from gray wolves as well as various dog breeds from across the globe. By comparing these samples against the DNA taken from an ancient dog skull uncovered in a Siberian mountain range, Chinese researchers determined that modern dogs split off from the wolf genome approximately 32,000 years ago … the earliest evidence ever discovered!

2. Dogs may have helped us beat Neanderthals in the evolution game.
While Neanderthals existed nearly 250,000 years ago, we Homo sapiens are a little newer on the scene: about 40,000 years ago or so. While no one is entirely sure why they became extinct whereas we flourished, some anthropologists surmise that domesticating dogs played a key role in allowing us to hunt more efficiently and therefore survive.

3. Their affable personality ensured their survival.
While wolves are naturally reserved and skittish around humans, dogs easily accept people as fellow pack members. From an evolutionary standpoint, the wolves who were comfortable enough approaching humans to beg off scraps possibly marked the first step in the domestication process. Which just goes to prove that dogs can’t help their genial nature!

4. Their body chemistry adapted closer to what we eat.
Right around the same time that human society moved from a hunting-based to a farming-based lifestyle, we started to further develop our aptitude for digesting starches. So did dogs. A 2013 study from the journal Nature found ten genes responsible for starch digestion that are not present in the carnivorous wolf species. Like us, dogs are true omnivores.

5. Modern dogs are more alike than they are different.
It’s hard to believe that hulking Great Danes and dainty teacup poodles are representatives of the same species, but they are! Their extensive physical variations are the result of selective breeding programs, which have only really been in vogue for less than 200 years. Without humans manipulating the breeding process, the huge disparities we know today would not exist.

Article by Dr Jessica Vogelsang, Life's Abundance contributor

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5 Foods For Glowing Skin

Promises of age defying, wrinkle releasing and instant face lifts in a bottle keep beauty products flying off the shelves everywhere from the grocery store to the most posh department store. I’m not saying a few fancy (or not so fancy) products don’t have their role in your skin's health and glow but your best bet at beautiful skin? Is building it from the inside out.

These five foods will offer you loads of nutrients to help clear your complexion, prevent wrinkles and make your skin glow.

Strawberries: This sweet fruit is full of antioxidants (including vitamin C and manganese) that help to prevent damage to the skin by free radicals. Not only that, but it also packs a punch in the B vitamin department, which plays a role in increasing circulation to the skin. Better circulation equals better cell turnover and a healthy flush. Here’s a bonus to these little fruits - researchers have shown that B vitamins play a role in a reduction in hair loss and contribute to shinier hair. Top a slice of Ezekial toast with a tablespoon of ricotta cheese and sliced strawberries as your new go-to breakfast.

 

 

 



Spinach: This leafy green contains zinc, important in controlling the oil content of the skin, which helps minimize breakouts. It’s also an essential component in the formation of collagen, which gives your skin cells their strength and keeps their structure. A boost of zinc will prevent skin from sagging and premature wrinkles from forming. Toss a cup of fresh spinach (frozen works too!) into your fruit smoothie for some serious skin boosting benefits.

 

 

 

 



Salmon: This fish is a well known option for those pining after glowing skin. And for good reason. Its high amount of omega 3s (DHA and EPA) are essential fatty acids necessary for good health, including skin. We can’t make them in our body so we must get them from food or supplements. DHA and EPA help maintain the structural and functional integrity of cell membranes and assist in warding off wrinkles. Their anti-inflammatory effect helps prevent collagen breakdown. Grill a salmon filet with rosemary and lemon for the simplest way to wow your dinner guests. Seafood not your thing? An Omega 3 supplement might be the next best option to ensure you’re getting a healthy dose of those necessary fats.

 

 

 



Almonds: Many know about biotin as being the answer for good hair and nails. But did you know that this vitamin does a whole lot of good for your skin, too? Almonds provide you with this particular B vitamin that gets the limelight for its role in stimulating faster cell turnover for a glowing complexion. Get your healthy dose of biotin by topping a salad with sliced almonds or by grabbing a handful of raw almonds as a quick snack.

 

 

 

 



Kidney beans: You may have heard of beans referred to as the ‘magical fruit,’ but this is true for more reasons than this tune’s amusing lyrics. Their high amounts of iron increase oxygen transportation throughout the body. This means better circulation, which means serious benefits for a healthy glow. Pairing them with a food high in vitamin C will ensure all of the iron gets put to work towards your best looking skin. Make a hearty veggie chili full of bell peppers, tomatoes and kidney beans for a nutrient match made in heaven.

 

 

 

 

 

Keri Keri Glassman MS.RD.CDN

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