Longer Lives for Our Pets? Count me in!

Longer Lives for Our Pets? Count me in!

As a pet owners, we want our pets to live longer. Nutrition is a cornerstone of pet health, influencing everything from growth and development to disease prevention and longevity. This guide explores the importance of high-quality pet food in promoting a long and healthy life for your furry companion. 


Sharing your dinner with your pet might seem like a nice treat, but hold on! Our food isn't always the best for them. It might not have the nutrients they need, and some things we eat can actually be dangerous for them. We're talking onions, garlic, grapes, even chocolate – yikes!


So, what should you feed your pet for a long and healthy life?  Many pet owners are switching to natural food options. This can mean pre-made raw food from the store, home-cooked meals you make yourself, or a mix of both. The important thing is that the food isn't processed and has whole ingredients.

Would you rather fuel your body with instant ramen every night, or a delicious, home-cooked meal packed with fresh ingredients?

The same goes for your pet! It's time to set aside the ultra-processed commercial food that's full of fillers and mystery ingredients. Instead, let's get your pup or kitty on the path to a healthier, happier life with minimally processed, all-natural food!

Dietary protein serves as a foundation of optimal health in our pets. It acts as the fundamental building block for vital tissues like muscles, organs, and the immune system. Just as construction relies on strong materials, a pet's body thrives with a consistent supply of protein. 


For obligate carnivores like cats—protein is essential. Their digestive systems are specifically adapted to efficiently process meat-based protein sources. While dogs, as omnivores, can derive some protein from plant-based, animal protein remains a critical component of their diet. 


Here's the good news!

Feeding your pet high-quality food isn't just about living longer. It can also give them more energy to play, better digestion, a stronger immune system to fight off sickness, and a gorgeous, shiny coat. Plus, they'll be less likely to get overweight, which can lead to health problems down the road.


Thinking about switching your pet's food? Here are a few tips:

Talk to your vet first! They can help you pick a food that's perfect for your pet's age, breed, and any health issues they might have.


Don't just swap their food overnight. Mix the new food in with their old food a little bit more each day for a few days. This gives their tummy time to adjust.


Be patient! It might take your pet a while to get used to the new taste and texture. Stick with it, and they'll probably love their new food eventually.



Feeding your pet high-quality food sometimes might cost a little more, but think of it as an investment in their health!

You could save money on vet bills in the long run, and more importantly, you're giving your furry best friend the best chance at a long and happy life by your side.


If you're interested in a natural pet food option —check out Paleo Pet! It's delicious and nutritious 100% human grade real meats with all-natural ingredients, just like a diet nature intended. Paleo Pet meat pouches and treats are free from fillers, artificial flavors, and preservatives, so you can be sure your pet is getting the best possible nutrition.


To know more, we recommend to check out our blog post on Why Paleo Pet Wet Food is the Best Choice for Your Pet's Health

But where can you find Paleo Pet? — We've got you covered!


You can start feeding our delicious Paleo Pet Meat Pouches to your furbabies by making a purchase at any of our partner pet stores near you or through the following online platforms:


Official Paleo Pet Website

Facebook Page — Paleo Pet

Instagram @paleopet.ph

Shopee/Lazada/Tiktok Shop


Remember, a healthy pet is a happy pet. Give your pet the goodness of health and happiness with Paleo Pet today!



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Vince the Vet



World Small Animal Veterinary Association

American College of Veterinary Nutrition


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