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Are you concerned about all the pet food recalls?  
   Eight out of eight Pet foods tested contained Mycotoxing

We choose Life's Abundance dog food, because it is  natural, holistic.

Current pet food regulations allow manufacturers to use ingredients that you would never knowingly feed your pet. Many foods include by-products like feet, bones and intestines, chemical preservatives like BHA and BHT, and grains like corn, wheat, gluten and soy, which are often difficult to digest. 

These ingredients can put unnecessary stress on your pet's bodily system and can lead to diminished overall health and shortened life 
span.

Life's Abundance Premium Health Food for Puppies & Adult Dogs is made with the  -quality ingredients that are scientifically balanced to support your dog's overall health. 
Our dog food uses an exclusive "Fast-cook" process to preserve freshness and to maintain the nutritional value of the food. The unique formula includes premium, natural chicken and catfish, fruit and vegetables.

Life's Abundance contains a superior blend of vitamins and minerals; blending natural antioxidants, which help maintain not only the freshness of the food, but the health of your dog's immune system as well.
My favorite ingredients are the four different types of probiotics; lactobacillus Acidophilus, lactobacillus Casei, Bifidobacterium and Enterococcus faecium for intestinal health.
Healthy Start Pack LG Dogs
20 lb bag

Your Price: $124.60*
*Autoship Price: $124.60
Get your precious dog off to a great start. Dr. Jane Bicks, our veterinarian formulator, chose each product in our Healthy Start Pack for a specific reason. Each Pack contains a 20 lb. bag of Life's Abundance Premium Health Food, a 60-tablet bottle of Life's Abundance Wellness Food Supplement, a 24-ounce jar of Antioxidant Health Bars, a 4-ounce bag of Tasty Rewards Training Treats, 4 9-inch Buffalo Bully Sticks, a 4-ounce bottle of Ear Care Formula, a 12-ounce bottle of Revitalizing Shampoo and an 8-ounce spray bottle of Bath Fresh Mist. The Healthy Start Pack also contains “Putting a Premium on Pet Health ” DVD absolutely FREE. Congratulations and best wishes for years of good health, happiness and hugs!

WHEN YOU STAY ON LIFE'S ABUNDANCE DOG FOOD AND THE NUVET VITIMAN SUPPLEMENTS WE  KNOW YOUR DOGS WILL BE HEALTHY

                                                                   Remember, it is best to order your Dog Food and vitamins "before" your puppy arrives home!

We recommend you choose the "Autoship" method and the frequency of every 60 days, you will save 15% and your food will be delivered right to your front door.  

Remember, Life's Abundance is a FRESH dog food, dry kibble, generally shipped  to your front door within 6 weeks of being made.

Life's Abundance Dog Food has convenient home delivery, you never have to worry about running out of food on the Autoship program!     "30 day money-back guarantee if not satisfied" 

THE NUVET VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTS CAN ALSO BE SHIPPED USING THE AUTOSHIP METHOD, WHICH WILL SAVE YOU MONEY AND THE FREQUENCY IS BEST EVERY 90 DAYS FOR ONE DOG
The Life's Abundance dog food company and the NuVet company are two seporate companies. We have tried to make it easy for you by ordering these products while on one of your visits to Yoder Labradors.
  We believe in the quality of Life's Abundance dog food and NuVet  supplements to support immune health while puppies are getting their first vaccines and being stressed by the change of their environment.

We have been feeding this all stage food for over 12 years to all our adults and puppies

We at Yoder Labradors have literally  hundreds of our families who have signed up to have their Dog Food shipped right to their front door from the manufacturer. It doesn't get any fresher than that.

You will save 15% having one 40#bag and 2 sample treat boxes shipped once every two months automatically and  its only about 42$/mo.

Please trust us when we say "we know what we are talking about when it comes to 
Dog food, we believe this food is what keeps our dogs from getting sick and going
to the Vet. From shinny coats to healthy teeth its the best you can get for your dog.
FEEDING YOUR DOG
    Dogs do best with smaller meals multiple times per day. Dry kibble swells significantly in your dog's stomach after mixing with water and stomach acid, so large meals can be dangerous.  We recommend two cups per day; one cup at a time. Our Life's Abundance dog food does not have fillers so it may seem like a small amount to you, but it is the correct amount.
    Run your hands over your dog's rib cage at least once a week. If you can't easily feel his ribs, cut back on the amount you are giving him. If his ribs are very prominent, increase the amount. Dogs, when viewed from above, should show a clear waistline. Don't get stuck in the "this is the amount I always feed him rut." Be vigilant about the amount he actually needs.
     It is always a bit startling to realize how little food dogs, even large ones, need to eat every day. The average dog requires twenty to twenty five calories per pound of body weight per day.  That number can go up to approximately forty calories per pound per day for active puppies and down to fifteen calories per pound per day for really sedentary dogs. Climate, exercise, age, personality, and your average Rover weighing fifty pounds needs approximately on thousand callories per day. Dog food is extremely nutritious and calorie dense at approximately four hundred thirty calories per eight ounce cup, so Rover would need a little more than two cups  of food per day. If you despair over the idea of your dog eating so little, mix one cup of kibble with one cup of warm water and let it sit for thirty minutes or so. You will be surprised at how much the food expands. Soaking kibble is also a good way to slow down those dogs who "bolt"their food. Remember "a cup" is an eight ounce portion not a "Big Gulp" cup from 7 11. Our failure to accurately easure food is one of the most common reasons our dogs become overweight.
     Try not to feed people food to your dog, because it can confuse the calorie-versus-nutrition ratio. People food can also be difficult on your dog's stomach, causing such horrors as pancreatitis. Small amounts of siple but delicious human food, such as cheese or peanut butter, can be used in a teaching context when needed. Frozen carrots are great for teathing puppies (large carrots, not baby carrots).
     Keeping your dog at a healthful weight is the kindest thing you can do for him. Obesity is the number-one health problem in American dogs, affecting some 35 - 45 percent of them. Obesity in dogs increases their risk of serious orthopedic conditions such as hip dysplasia, cruciate-ligament injuries, arthritis, and back problems. It also increases your dog's risk of certain cancers, heart disease, diabetes, liver disease, heatstroke, and respiratory problems.  As if that weren't enough, obese dogs have a greater risk of surgical complications also.

WATER AND EXERCISE
     People often ask me how I feel about dogs being kept in urban housing, apartments or condominiums without access to a fenced yard. I feel good about it! I know this is surprising to many of you, but my feeling is that when you cannot just open the door and let the dog out, the dog has to be leash walked and leash walked dogs tend to get more exercise than dogs who are mearely turned out into a fenced yard. Those of us with big fensed yards like to imagine our dogs joyfully scurrying around, getting pleanty of exercise, but the truth is most dogs who go out alone just amble a bit, do their business, and return to the back door, wanting to get in to be with us. Leash walking is another good bonding experience for both of you. It is a rare dog who will exercise himself. 
    Dog parks can be great for socialization, just make sure the one you go to is clean.  Remember not to go to a dog park or let your dog walk where others have been until he is fully covered by his first vaccinations, a series of four shots given three to four weeks apart until he is about 14 weeks old. Parvovirus and other diseases can be fatel.
Here is southern California, remember that ocean water can cause vomiting and diahrea, you should be prepared on any outing to have a portable water bowl and fresh, clean water.

    Speaking of WATER, dogs don't have a very good cooling system compared to that of humans. Our ability to sweat profusely is an exceedingly efficient way to regulate our body temperature. Although dogs do have a few sweat glands, mostly on their paw pads and around their noses, these glands seem to play a very small role, if any at all, in thermoregulation. Dogs rely primarily on panting to cool themselves. Normally, dogs breathe about thirty to fourty times per minute, but a panting dog can breathe as rapidly as one hundred times or more in a minute. The moist tissues of dogs' upper respiratory tracts act as an evaporative surface, much like human skin, helping them dissipate heat. Water can mean the difference between life and death to an overheated dog. 
     Although hot weather does increase a dog's need for water, he needs approximately one-half to a full once of water per pound of body weight per day, regardless of the weather. So, a fourty eight pound dog would need somewhere between four and six cups of water 1.5 liters on a typical day, and potentially two or three times that amount when it is hot or the dog is exercising heavily.
      You can check your dog's hydration evel by feeling his gums. If his gums are dry, he needs more water. If your dog has been sick and has dry gums, you need to let your veterinarian take a look at him. 
     Pool water is highly chlorinateed and therefore unsafe for dogs. Giardiasis is a protozoal infection that affect the small intestine. Any outdoor source of water, including puddles, creeks, rivers, and lakes, can contain giardia - take your own water with you on outings. Drinking out of the toilet is not safe for your dog or for anyone your dog  might lick.  Even newly cleaned toilets can be full of bacteria, keep your toilet lids down!
NUVET DOG SUPPLEMENTS

To order on line now  (click here) 

or Call  1-800-474-7044  1-800-474-7044   - Use this Order Code # 97019
 Ask for Autoship! and save 15%

Get the best Supplements for your dog or puppy. 

 Our dogs and puppies enjoy these daily, we use them like treats, 
the dogs love them and take them right out of our hands !

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BREAKING NEWS  
Widespread Pet Food Recall



Unfortunately, another widespread pet food recall has been announced. At this time, it is a voluntary recall including 14 different pet food brands sold in more than 40 states due to possible salmonella contamination. The pet food brands involved in this recall are listed below:

- 4Health
- Apex
- Canidae
- Chicken Soup For the Pet Lover's Soul
- Country Value
- Diamond
- Diamond Naturals
- Kaytee Fort-Diets
- Kirkland
- Natural Balance
- Premium Edge
- Professional
- Taste Of The Wild
- Wellness

In addition, according to The Center for Disease Control, 14 people in nine states have been infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Infantis. The CDC reported that multiple brands of dry pet food produced by Diamond Pet Foods at a single manufacturing facility have been linked to some of these infections. 

We want to reassure you that this recall does not affect any of our Life’s Abundance products. We are fully confident that our products are completely safe. As you know, we employ numerous safety and quality controls to ensure the highest quality of our products. 

As more information becomes available, we will keep you updated.  


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