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What’s in your puppy’s chow? And is it worth the price tag?

by Patt Morrison

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You may not get what you're paying for in expensive pet food Simon & Schuster Adult

Tell the truth - do you sometimes cook people food for your pet? What’s that you say? Absolutely not! Okay, but you do buy the fancy premium pet food, right? How can you resist that holistic all natural stuff that promises to be nothing but the very best for your pet? It seems many of us are buying it, because the pet food industry is racking in $18-billion-a-year. It’s one of the few industries that some consider recession proof. So, is all that special stuff in your pet’s food really worth the price tag? According to two well-respected researchers, not so much.

Guest:

Mal Nesheim, professor emeritus of nutrition at Cornell University and co-author with Marion Nestle of Feed Your Pet Right: the Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Cat

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