Nutritional Excellence in Pet Foods

Guest Post: Elliot Harvey’s Natural Health Column:

This guide was prepared by Dr. Elliott Harvey, author of "The Healthy Wholistic Dog", the premiere book on Pet Health and Natural Remedies. Dr. Harvey is a well known lecturer on Pet Health and has created remedies for Bears to the Queen of Englands Corgis and Horses.

The following ingredients may help support overall pet health:

Product System May help with:
Probiotics Digestive system Digestive disturbances (IBS, IBD)
Probiotics Digestive system Balancing Good and Bad bacteria
Salmon Oil Skin and Coat Freshening skin and coat
Sprouts Immune System Hostile environment for rogue cells
Kelp Intestinal System Cleansing Harmful Elements
Papaya Digestive System Food absorption
Parsley Immune System Vitamin uptake, Blood cleansing
Cranberries Urinary Balancing urinary tract acid
Alfalfa meal Digestive system Stomach disturbances
Artichoke Organ Support Liver conditions
Sweet Potatoes Organ Support Ridding heavy metals, worms
Fennel Organ Support Digestion
Pumpkin Organ Support Fiber balance-worms
Yams Organ Support Nutrition, Dietary Fiber, Potassium, Manganese
Blueberries Intestinal System Elimination of free radicals
Egg Nervous System Assisting communication-nerves/muscles
Whole Barley Intestinal System Colon, Cholesterol
Bok Choy Immune System Strengthening organs
Flaxseed Gastrointestinal System Omega 3 fatty acids, Fiber, Cholesterol lowering
Chia Various Excellent nutritional food
Tapioca Digestive Added fiber
Jicama Digestive Intestinal cleanliness
Oat Groats Intestinal System High Nutritional Value, Fiber Rich
Brown Rice Intestinal System Active Nutrients
White Rice Intestinal System Minimum Nutritional Value
Potatoes Intestinal System High Sugar Content, Fiber, Starch, Vitamins
Squash Intestinal System Good source of Vitamin E, A, C, Potassium, Manganese
Peas Intestinal System Fiber, High Starch Content, Beta Carotene

** Excessive peas, pea fiber, pea starch, pea protein in foods may cause stomach bleeding, destruction of cell walls

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This post was written by Elliot Harvey MH of (Pet Assure customers receive a 15% discount on products at by entering coupon code PA-03.)  Author of “The Healthy Wholistic Dog,” Elliot has years of experience in animal health and wellness. Pet Assure is not affiliated with and does not endorse Great Life Performance Pet Products. Pet Assure is presenting this guest post for the benefit of its readers and retains no financial interest in any future transactions.

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  1. Jill Ryan says:

    My sweet long haired doxey, Bailey, is 9 years old. He isn't on the best diet. He's always been on the hefty side. He's not blubbery fat but definitely not a slim weiny either. :-). I adore him and want the best for him. I was chastised about feeding him deli chicken when I went to the vet last visit. They put him on Science Diet OM. He wouldn't touch it after 3-4 days. I tried his old dry food, Natural Choice, and he ate it. Of course, I still give him a small bit of deli chicken and a few treats. I think I may be his enabler, so to speak.
    He may have lost a bit but not much. What really bothers me is that the actual doc always acted like it was O.K. It was a tech who got after me.
    I know I need to do better. What food is the best?

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