My guest this week is your best friend if you buy commercial pet food of any kind. Susan Thixton came to her calling as crusader for quality pet food many years ago when her vet told her her healthy dog died of bone cancer from a commonly used pet food preservative.
She’s learned so much since then and shares it regularly with interested consumers with pets to feed via her website and newsletter. And believe me when I tell you, the world of Big Pet Food is “buyer beware!”
Her work has included:
— tracking aflatoxin in corn to poisoned pets (110 have died recently from this liver toxic mold)
— using FOIA documents to get at hidden loopholes in the regulation of pet food quality
— attending the AAFCO meetings as a voice for you, the pet food consumer
— publishing rankings of pet food from best to worst
This woman is on a mission! Your pets need her to stay safe in the jungle that is commercial pet food.
You won’t want to miss Susan’s inspiring and cautionary message in this episode.
Links for this episode
Susan’s website: Truth About Pet Food
Free Report on the differences between human grade and feed grade pet food ingredients
[Time Sensitive] Join the signers of a letter to the FDA to keep aflatoxin out of your pet’s food. Takes 20″max.
Toxin concerns are addressed by our sister company, Vital Pet Health:
A powerful daily 100% natural ingredients detox: Vital Animal Detox
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Next week: Welcoming Julie Anne Lee, who shares her amazing journey to becoming a homeopath for animals. While that’s amazing enough, we’re talking leaky gut and microbiome, where she’s got a researched based opinion that runs counter to what much of the rest of the world recommends.