You’re a new pet owner standing in the pet food isle overwhelmed with the options… wet or dry food? How do you choose the right food when you just want what’s healthiest and best for your animal.
The two main types of dog food are wet food and dry food. Many people struggle to find out which is better for their dog or cat. No need to stress, here are the pros and cons of each.
Wet foods can be a good source of hydration for your dog if they do not drink as much as they should. It is also good for dogs whose sense of smell is weakened due to age or sickness because it has a stronger smell. Dogs are more inclined to eat foods with a richer scent and flavor. Wet foods can also help dogs with missing teeth or other dental problems because they are easier to eat.
Dry food is by far easier than Wet food for the pet owner. Food can be easily poured into a bowl and then stored without worry of spoilage. Dry kibble is also more cost effective and has dental health benefits for your dog. In fact there are many dry foods are specially formulated to improve dental health.
As always, talk to your vet regarding the right diet for your pet. Like the pros of both wet and dry food? Ask about mixing the too for a delicious meal for your pet!