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Food Guidelines in a Nutshell

Do NOT used raised feeders (see my link for bloat for international study) or add water.




Unidentified ingredients (not poultry but chicken, not fish but salmon, etc)

Wheat, Soy, Corn and Beet (low on the list for Beet)

Avoid Citric Acid used as a preservative

No fat in the top 4 ingredients

No by-products




3 or 4 different sources of meat protein, positions 1 and 2 occupied by a meat source*

Look for whole or meal products, in that order

Look for supplements added AFTER processing so amounts can be validated


Limit to 1 or 2 uncommon meat sources and very limited list of ingredients. (i.e., Duck and Sweet Potato)




Do not compromise and give high-sugar snacks.  Use same rules as above.  Try and stay in same family of foods where possible to provide balanced meals and treats


http://www.dogfoodscoop.com is an excellent link and provides specific guidelines and recommendations.

http://www.truthaboutpetfood.com is an excellent link for the latest and most current recall information

www.greatdanelady.com is an outstanding resource for food guidelines, especially for large and giant breeds. 


Artemis Sources

Support your local distributor and retail businesses and save MONEY.  Buy Artemis from the indicated Retailers only and get 13th bag free of like kibble.  This is an EXCLUSIVE to the indicated Artemis retailers only. 
Interested in retailing Artemis?  Contact A Pawsitive Experience, your local distributor since 2003.
  • A Pawsitive Experience (Artemis Distributor since 2003) (Artemis Retailer w/Exclusive offer - buy 12 of same kibble type, get 13th free)
  • The Animal Kingdom  (Artemis Retailer/Exclusive - buy 12/13th free)
  • Treats Unleashed (Artemis Retailer/Exclusive - buy 12/13th free)
  • Hands & Paws 
  • Clyde’s Feeds 
  • Southtowns Feed & Need
  • Golden Tails
  • Hamburg Natural Pet Wellness

6440 Schultz Rd, Hamburg Township, NY 14085 

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