Vets will tell you that the very best food for your dog is fresh meats and vegetables that you cook at home keeping in mind that not all human food is safe for dogs. Things like garlic and onion can make your dog extremely sick and in some instances can be fatal. Before you give your dog any people food, research or ask your vet what foods are dangerous.

In the past several years there’s been a big swing towards more natural ingredients that are nutritionally sound and away from grain and meat byproduct fillers. To that end, Freshpet is the first and only manufacturer of pet foods with no preservatives, requiring only refrigeration.

Freshpet may be the first of its kind, but is not the only company to cater to pampered pups and offer foods with better nutrition. Products from companies like Blue Buffalo are raising their game to provide a better quality product for dogs in response to pet parent’s desire to feed their fur babies the best they can. Dog food companies are also trying to stay in step with the trend towards more natural healthy foods, not only for humans but also for dogs.

Beneful is made by Purina and carries a full line of foods and treats to please every owner and every dog. Being overweight is just as bad for your dog as it is for you. For older dogs, carrying extra weight means extra stress on joints that may be suffering from the effects of age. For this, Beneful offers Healthy Weight. This formula is designed to cut the calories but not the flavor and nutrition. It is made with real chicken and vegetables.

Beneful Healthy Puppy, also with real chicken is designed with nutrition puppies need in mind, including DHA which benefits brain and vision development. Beneful also offers a line of wet food made with beef, chicken, carrots, peas, and even spinach. This is a balanced diet with the nutrients your dog needs to thrive.

An overwhelming 95 percent of pet parents that feed their dogs Beneful would recommend it to a friend. That’s really the best testimony. You can trust Beneful to feed your baby well.