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We would be really grateful for any of our
clients who have seen the benefits of any of our products - in particular the
Burns or Natural Dog Foods, Dorwest Herbal Supplements and the Joint-Aid - to
visit our web site to leave a review of these products so that others can
benefit from their experiences.
Do you want a healthy and good looking pet but don't want
to spend the earth?
Check out the range from Applaws, Fish 4 Dogs, Natural Dog Food Company & Burns Pet Nutrition - not just very good foods at a very good prices
but excellent hypoallergenic foods with no nasty additives! Less bulking
agents means more goodness per measure and less to shovel up. You only feed 10g
per Kg of weight of the average dog - 30%-50% less than many other brands.
These are excellent quality foods formulated to provide all the nutrition your pet
needs and avoiding ingredients and chemicals found in many other brands that often cause allergic reactions resulting in excessive scratching, nibbling and dry lifeless
Compare the overall cost per meal - NOT the price
Paws 4 Pets Contact Details: Tel: 289588882 /
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VERY EFFECTIVE NATURAL SOLUTIONS WITH NATURAL SUPPLEMENTS
Incontinence? Try out the Dorwest Mixed Vegetable ----
Irritable stomach? Try out the Dorwest Tree Bark Powder>
Problems with joints or mobility - just try the Joint Aid - we have seen
remarkable results - free sample available
We do not normally take much notice of general comments on the Internet often
made by individuals who may have a grudge or otherwise be generally uninformed
but there is a lot of information out there which is factual so, read the
following few links to give you an idea of what is being said and Google your
own. Hidden out there are some really good snippets of information - a lot of
which the Pet Food Manufacturers would rather the general public were not aware
The mainstream products supplied by Paws 4 Pets, such as Burn Pet Foods, have
been researched quite thoroughly and we use them for our own pets - we know they
are as good as we can get. Our research is continuing so that we can try to stay
ahead of the pet food industry and not inadvertently provide products which are
really not suitable for our pets. Some products in the wide wide world may keep
your pets alive and their coats glossy - but your pet cannot tell you what
hidden side effects there are and it can be difficult to see until it is too
Common Ingredients of Pet Food
Comprising between about 56% to about 80% dry wheat gluten mix, between about 9%
to about 28% liquid plasticizer mix and between about 8% to about 18% moisture by
weight of the product. Recycled newspaper is a rich source of cellulose fibre.
Dry Pet Food
Due to the reduced water content this food is more concentrated and easier to digest
than wet (canned or pouch) food.
Approx 100g of the dry product has the same nutritional content as 400g of moist
They are cheaper: as these products are more concentrated, the portions are smaller
(you are not buying 80% water as in the case of canned pet food).
It is more convenient: to transport, to give, to store.
They are recommended by 95% of vets: because of all these advantages and because
of the beneficial effect on animal's teeth (they help to prevent a build up of plaque).
They are cleaner and more hygienic: the product does not deteriorate as
quickly once the bag
is opened and it has a longer expiry date than that of canned foods.
It looks better: the dry pellets as opposed to the meat of Wet Pet Food.
The pack sizes are bigger: Dry Pet Food is available for dogs in pack sizes of up
to 10, 15, 20 kg. The biggest pack of Moist Pet Food is 1200g.
The smell of dog's waste is less disagreeable: due to the fact that they are easier
Natural Minerals & Vitamins
Why does Burns Real Food contain synthetic but not natural vitamins?
Natural forms of vitamins and minerals are very unstable and consistency can
never be guaranteed, this can cause large variations in nutritional levels.
These large fluctuations can be detrimental to the quality of the food. The
natural forms also have an unknown bio-availability and therefore specific
levels cannot be guaranteed; they are also associated with undesirable
substances for example heavy metals, which would be detrimental to the pet. The
variability is too inconsistent for us to confidently use natural forms of
vitamins and minerals.
The NRC (National Research Council) and AAFCO (Association of American Feed
Control Officials) publish recommendations for the minimum levels of 17 vitamins
and trace minerals that should be present in nutritionally complete pet foods.
These figures are based upon deficiency and toxicity cases presented to vets,
and some feeding trials. Natural ingredients, by definition, are very unlikely
to contain consistent quantities of these nutrients (e.g. due to seasons,
weather, soil type, etc) therefore, supplementation with exact quantities is
necessary in order to prevent chronic deficiencies or toxicities.
Whilst it could be possible to reach the minimum levels necessary (using natural
vitamins), the balance between nutrients is very important. For example, seaweed
can contain high levels of magnesium which interferes with the uptake of zinc
and copper from the diet. Also, in order to meet the minimum levels of less
prevalent nutrients such selenium; you would need to add high quantities of
seaweed, which could in turn lead to toxic levels of other nutrients, such as
Many vitamins found in nature do not survive the cooking process. For example,
the natural form of vitamin E is delta-tocopherol but this is virtually
destroyed with mild processing temperatures. Burns add alpha-tocopherol, which
survives very well and is absorbed efficiently from the gut
A Brief Random Selection of What is on
HyperLink-4 (Available at Paws4Pets)
Guide to Nutritinal Requirements for Dogs