Himalaya Dog Food Honest Review
There is a buzz in the market about the dog food product from Himalaya company.
Himalaya has been a well known brand for their herbal products. So when it comes to pet foods, they have done their magic of including various herbs into it.
However, this alone doesn’t counter the by-products and corn filler they have been using in the dog food product.
Thus after doing a honest Himalaya Pet/Dog Food Review, we have given this product only 2 stars.
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To review any product, it is very crucial to understand their brand. As any product not just guarantees the product’s quality, but also promotes the brand’s motives.
We all know that Himalaya (since 1930) had been promoting herbal ingredients from a long period of time. This makes them a well-known & trusted brand in India.
Today, Himalaya is an international group, bringing herbs and science together.
This brand is well-known to make products that could compete in the global market. So their standard of quality will be globally accepted.
Rice & Meat/Chicken:
The product undoubtedly contains rice & meat (for adults) and rice & chicken (for puppy). There are two variants for adult and puppy life stages of dogs.
Now, chicken and meat is a good source of protein as per your dog’s digestive system. Your dog needs those animal based product.
However, the percentage of these animal products used in not determined by the company.
The next 3 key ingredients that Himalaya Healthy Pet food proudly adds are Popala (Aerva Lanata) for proper kidney function, Guduchi (Giloy) which promotes immunity & Tree of heaven (Ailanthus Excelsa) for promoting metabolism.
While these ingredients were proven to be beneficial for humans, it has never been included in dog foods before.
Nowadays many dog food enthusiast are try to include various herbal elements in their raw feeding.
Corn is also not suitable for dogs with diabetes. So elderly dog should avoid such kind of food. Corn contains a high amount of gluten and also responsible for higher glycemic index.
A higher glycemix index is responsible to increase sugar level, blood pressure in your dog’s body.
Carrot is the next ingredient in this product. Not only this vegetable is safe, but also it is a healthy and low calorie snack for your dog.
In fact, many veterinarian has recommend carrots as a chew toy for teething puppies.
Product also contains calcium phosphate, sodium chloride, choline chloride, Vitamins, Potassium Chloride. Also it includes Permitted Antioxidants, Minerals, Zinc Sulphate and permitted preservatives.
The omega 3 & 6 which is necessary for dog’s healthy coats is also included in this product.
As per the macro nutrient, it contains 24% crude protein, 10% crude fats & 5% fiber
By doing a Himalaya Dog/Puppy Food review, we have concluded that this product has its own strong points. Like having herbal ingredients that are proven to be good for immunity and health.
However, product also contains fillers like meat by-products, corn, etc. which is a cheap quality ingredients. These won’t provide much usable nutrients to your dog.
It also supports healthy coats due to having fish oil in it and fulfills the energy requirement a dog needs from his daily meal.
However, if your dog is a sporty breed like retrievers or guard dogs, and need a good amount of protein. Then this protein requirement is fulfilled by products like Orijen or Acana.
It also contains gluten, so daily walks for 30 minutes will be beneficial or your dog will gain fat.
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