Q&A – What should I look for when it comes to ingredients for my pet’s food?

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What should I look for when it comes to ingredients for my pet’s food?   When choosing pet food, here at 4 Paws Pantry & Spa, we feel it is essential to pay attention to the ingredients listed on the packaging. Start by prioritizing high-quality protein sources, such as named meats (e.g., chicken, salmon) over generic terms like “meat by-products.” …

Raw vs dry dog food

Q&A – What should I know about different types of pet food?

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What should I know about different types of pet food? Understanding the different types of dog food is essential for ensuring your furry friend gets the right nutrition. 4 Paws Pantry & Spa in Olathe recommends doing research to find out what best suits you and your furry friend. Here’s an overview: Dry Dog Food (Kibble): Advantages: Convenient, economical, long …

Q&A – How often should you bathe your dog?

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How often should you bathe your dog? There are several factors to consider when deciding the frequency of bathing your dog. Age, breed, and activity level are some of the things we look at in our Olathe Pet Shop. Most dogs can go months between baths but there are some dogs that require more frequent baths. —————————— At 4 Paws …

Q&A – How do I switch my dog to a new brand of kibble?

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How do I switch my dog to a new brand of kibble? Switching to a new brand of dog food doesn’t need to be scary. Just by being patient and following an easy transition schedule should help eliminate any potential digestive issues. Here are some steps to follow to help your pup: —————————— 1. Choose the New Food: Select a …

Feeding a Rotational Diet

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Most people would get bored eating the same thing every day for the rest of their lives, so why is that how many people feed their pets? Starting a rotational feeding routine for your pet can not only keep your picky eaters interested but be an overall benefit to their health. Rotational feeding is the practice of rotating your pet’s …

Ready for Raw Meaty Bones

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By Debra Manfield, Owner Benefits of feeding raw bones to dogs Raw meaty bones, introduced properly into your dog or cat’s diet, can become an important part of your pet’s health. Raw weight bearing bones, like the femur or knuckle, are considered recreational bones. They provide the best in dental hygiene, especially if the bone still has cartilage, tissue and …