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"Is Your Dog's Diet Underperforming?"

If you've ever watched any nature programs on TV, you can't help but be in awe of animals that live in the wild.

dog food
Not quite a wolf -- but doesn't this adorable dog
deserve the same nutrients the alpha
wolves go for?

With only the instincts they were born with, they quickly master all methods necessary for their survival.

Carnivores -- the meat-eaters -- come into the world hard-wired with the skill, agility, and power to hunt other animals. Animals whose meat will provide them the perfect nourishment they need to support their overall strength and power.

Take wolves, for instance.

In the wild, they travel in packs (after all, there's safety in numbers).

One wolf in particular is designated as the pack leader -- the alpha male. The alpha is always the strongest and most dominant member of the group who chooses the strongest and most dominant female as his mate -- the alpha female.

During the hunt for food, all members of the pack participate as a well-orchestrated team to cunningly and stealthily stalk and take down their prey.

In a successful hunt, the others stand aside as the alpha wolves step forward to claim the best part of the 'meal' -- the organ meat of the felled animal.

They leave the muscles and other parts of the animal for the rest of the pack.

The alpha wolves know instinctively the densest nutrients necessary for their best health reside in the tender organs of the body -- particularly the liver -- a virtual powerhouse of strength-building nutrition.

You see, out in the wild it's all about survival of the fittest. And without plenty of pure, raw meat, carnivores like the wolf would weaken and die.

Why am I telling you this story about the eating habits of wolves out in the wild?

Well, let me ask you this...

Doesn't Your Dog Deserve the Same Pure
Nutrition as Alpha Wolves in the Wild?

You may or may not know this, but that loving, devoted, tail-wagging member of your family is almost genetically identical to the wolves I just told you about

In fact, research has shown that there's only a 0.2% difference between your dog's DNA sequence and that of the Gray Wolf. And the distinction is so small, they're both classified in Mammal Species of the World, under the same species name -- Canis lupus.

hunting dogs
No matter your dog's size, it still requires
a diet very high in quality meat protein.

What does that mean?

It means your 'best friend' is a born meat-eater -- a carnivore -- just like the wolves in the wild.

Their bodies and digestive systems are designed, by nature, to consume mostly meat in order to be the healthiest they can be.

Just like your own body is designed to eat the right amount of pure, natural ingredients to support your overall good health and well being, the same is true for your dog.

And yet, most dog foods and treats out on the market today contain everything but meat.

Read your pet's treat ingredient label: if meat is listed, it's usually followed by several other ingredients that are unnecessary for good health.

Most treats are full of grains and fillers -- with only a fraction of the ingredients being real meat. Some treats don't contain any meat at all, but are instead sprayed with a thin coating of meat flavoring to trick your dog (and you) into thinking they're getting a meaty treat.

Does that sound like something your carnivore needs in their diet?

No way.

Why Your Canine Was NOT Designed to Eat Grains!

As stated above, your dog is a carnivore, not an herbivore.

What difference does that make, you ask?

An herbivore is equipped to digest plant foods and cellulose because of the rumens they have -- the first division of the stomach of herbivores in which most food collects immediately after being swallowed, and from which it is later returned to the mouth as cud for more thorough chewing. Your dog doesn't have rumens to do this.

Secondly, your dog's pancreas is unable to secrete cellulase to split the cellulose into glucose molecules.

Lastly, dogs are not efficient at digesting, assimilating and utilizing plant material as a source of high quality protein (contrary to what pet food manufacturers would have you believe).

Plants like rice, soybean meal, wheat and corn have very limited usefulness in the meat-eaters diet. They are simply not good choices for a dietary foundation that optimally nourishes meat-eating animals.

Why Your Dog Craves Meat

dogs crave meat

Your dog doesn't try to eat your meat just to be
difficult. It's just that his or her body
demands meat
for metabolism. Be sure your dog gets sufficient
high-quality protein.

It's not that your dog craves meat just to be difficult...

You see, twenty-two different amino acids are necessary for your dog's various metabolic and energy requirements.

But dogs are only able to synthesize twelve of these internally. So therefore they must rely on their diet to obtain the other ten. These amino acids are called essential amino acids, because dogs cannot produce them internally, and therefore it's essential to obtain them from diet.

Herbivores like cows can produce amino acids largely by the billions of microorganisms along their multi-stomached and lengthy gastrointestinal tracts.

Our dog friends by contrast have relatively short, simple GI tracts which are unable to capitalize on microbe amino acid synthesis, and therefore require pre-formed amino acids directly from their food.

That's why carbohydrates should never be a main staple of your dog's diet. To maintain their proper health, protein should form the firm foundation of your dog's food supply.

What's more, those protein sources should contain a wide spectrum of amino acids, knowing that your dog's GI tract and health depend on it.

Since we know that corn provides just four amino acids out of twenty-two, it's not a good source of protein for your dog -- regardless of what pet food manufacturers say or imply. (More on that in a moment.)

Viable protein sources with wide-spectrum amino acid support include beef, bison, chicken, eggs, fish, lamb, turkey, duck, venison, elk and goat. .

It's much more expensive to produce foods and treats with a beef, bison, or other quality protein  foundation. Their financial stake supersedes any concern they have for your particular 'best friend'.

Price dictates what foundational food will comprise their pet food offerings...

Bogus 'Protein' Beefing up the Label

Enter... corn -- a cheap, plentiful "filler" product.

Fills the pet food bags, creating the illusion of giving more food for your money. And fills the pet's stomach, making your dog feel satisfied (for a time, anyway).

What's more, it contains just enough (low-quality) protein to enable the manufacturer to list it as a protein, 'beefing up' the protein quantities enough to label it as "complete and balanced".

Don't let them fool you!

meat good for cats and dogs
These two are on the quality protein trail! Is your dog
getting enough superior protein in its diet?

Cheap ingredients based on plant products result in cheap pet foods -- which always turn out to be a poor choice for nourishing a meat-eater. Dogs (cats, too!) are livelier and healthier when meat, poultry, lamb and fish are the foundation of their diets.

In addition, corn is one of the most frequent genetically modified 'foods' there is.  Why would you want to give that to your precious dog?  If genetically modified foods aren't good for you, I'm pretty sure they're not good for your pet either.

Isn't it time we choose to feed our beloved dogs as the meat eaters they are -- and denounce the senseless practice of feeding them as if they're herbivores simply because it's cheaper to do so?

I believe that as our pets' caregivers, we have an obligation to discover what they really need nutritionally and provide it for them. 

But it's much more than an obligation...

You love your best friend, so why would you choose anything less than the best for them?

Liver may indeed be the best choice of all...

Why Liver is Your "Best Friend's" Best Friend

Organ tissues -- such as beef and bison liver -- provide the essential amino acids necessary to supply your dog's high protein needs.

In addition to essential amino acids and high-quality protein, animal liver is one of the most nutrient-rich foods available. That's because it provides:

  • One of the most concentrated sources of vitamin A
  • A natural source of vitamin D
  • A rich source of iron
  • All the B vitamins -- particularly B-12
  • Important minerals such as phosphorous, copper, and trace minerals

It's easy to see why liver is such powerful nutrition for your dog.

And a very tasty treat befitting the alpha, also...

Introducing -- Tasty, Top-Quality Protein Doggie Treat

Beef Bison Bites - Pet Treats
Beef and Bison Bites are made
with grass-fed beef and bison liver
from the U.S., for your complete
peace of mind.

When Dr. Mercola and I discussed helping people have healthier pets, we both agreed that an alternative was needed to the grain-filled, meatless (and almost meatless) dog treats currently available on the market. Just as you should avoid snacking on empty-calorie, nutrient-deficient junk food, your dog shouldn't fill up on junky snacks either.

So together, we formulated a tasty dog treat made of 100% pure meat... specifically to enhance your dog's nutritional needs.

Allow me to introduce Mercola Healthy Pet Beef and Bison Treats -- made with grass-fed beef and bison liver.

The exact same food alpha wolves in the wild seek first when it's time to eat. And a wonderfully healthy snack and treat option for your canine companion. Treats and rewards are a huge part of your best buddy's daily life.

So why not show them how much you love them with good, nutritionally sound treats? Now you can... with Mercola Healthy Pet Beef and Bison Bites -- 100% pure meat treats.

Let me start by telling you what Beef and Bison Bites are not.

They do not contain any:

USDA Human Grade, Made in the USA
All ingredients are USDA human
grade ingredients, and made in
the USA. You can rest assured
that there's never anything
foreign lurking in your dog's
Beef and Bison Bites -- ever.
  • Imported ingredients of any kind
  • Grains or unnecessary fillers
  • Rendered animal by-products
  • Chemicals or artificial preservatives
  • High-allergenic potential glutens

Here's what Mercola Healthy Pet Beef and Bison Bites are:

  • Pure 100% grass-fed, human-grade beef and bison liver
  • 100% pure USA born and bred ingredients
  • Held to the strictest USDA standards of inspection
  • Preserved with all natural vitamin E
  • A treat so tasty your dog will probably beg for more

You can rest easy knowing you're treating your best canine pal to the 100% pure meat snack its digestive system was designed to handle.

And one more thing that will make you breathe an even greater sigh of relief...

There's Nothing Foreign Lurking in Our Beef and Bison Bites

dog healthy coat
Keep your dog healthy and strong as an expression of love to
your children, who treasure your dog. If they're old enough,
let your children give your dog its Beef and Bison Bites,
and tell them how this will help your dog stay healthy and fit.

Like everyone else, I was sickened by the horrible events that took place in 2007.

Thousands of cats and dogs fell ill and died due to tainted pet food containing the toxic ingredient melamine -- a chemical commonly used in plastics and fertilizers -- found in wheat gluten and rice protein concentrate imported from China.

Hundreds of pet food products were literally swept off store shelves, inciting a national fear among pet owners.

Well, as a holistic veterinarian, I'm 100% dedicated to the health and safety of your precious pets.

And what that means is that Mercola Healthy Pet Beef and Bison Bites contain only the highest quality, good old American born and bred ingredients.

Nothing from China -- ever!

Or from anywhere else outside of the U.S., for that matter.

Your dog is your best friend, so it only stands to reason it should have the very best, highest quality treat available.

Beef and Bison Bites --
The Best Value for Your Best Friend's Health

Mercola Healthy Pet Beef and Bison Bites are the best-valued treat for your dog's overall health and nutritional needs.

A 5 oz. box of Beef and Bison Bites is only $14.97!

And if you want an even better deal, treat your pup to 3 boxes for only $39.97 - that's an 11% savings overall.

You'll roll over too, for our Lifetime 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.

I'm so certain your dog will sit, stay, and roll over... for these irresistibly tasty Mercola Healthy Pet Beef and Bison Bites treats, I'll refund you every penny of your order if you don't agree (minus shipping).

So what do you say?

Doesn't your devoted canine pal deserve to be treated like the alpha dog it was born to be?

Grab plenty of 100% pure meat Mercola Healthy Pet Beef and Bison Bites TODAY! I expect this to be a popular doggie treat, so order now while supplies last.


 

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