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Higher priced pet food is often tastier and better quality

Higher priced pet food is often tastier and better quality

Higher priced pet food is often tastier and better quality

The UK-based consumer magazine, Which, has just published a detailed product review covering an area that I have written about before: pet food.

I found it interesting to observe an outsider's view of the topic: when I write about this, as a vet and pet owner, I have a particular perspective which makes me see things from my own angle. So it's interesting to read the views of an independent consumers' advocacy group.

The good news is that the bottom line of the Which report is very similar to my own view: the most important aspect of any pet's nutrition is that you choose a product that suits them as an individual animal. The Which team pointed out that the signs that your pet is eating a nutritious diet, including clear and bright eyes, a shiny and dandruff-free coat, plenty of enthusiasm for life and a lack of excess body fat; you should be able to feel their ribs and see their waist.