Glossary > Red Ingredient Glossary
When looking at ingredients in any of the products that you offer your pets, if you find an ingredient that we do not capture here, please send it to us using the form below, and our Staff Veterinarian would be more than happy to send you some information.
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Items with green leaves are recommended as safe and healthy options. You will find many of these ingredients in the products on Pet Planet shelves.
Chemical preservatives are not natural substances and they are very controversial, and some may be toxic at certan levels. . Examples include: Benzoic acid, Erythorbic acid, Thiodipropionic acid, Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), Calcium sorbate, Ethoxyquin, Dilauryl thiodipropionate, Methylparaben, Potassium bisulfite, Potassium metabisulfite, Propylene glyco, lPropylparaben, Sodium metabisulfite, Sodium propionate, Sodium sorbate, Sodium sulfite, Stannous chloride, Sulfur dioxide, and TBHQ – Tertiary butylhydroquinone.
Wheat Mill Run
A by-product of processing whole wheat. They can cause a spike and then drop in blood sugar, causing a pet to be hungry again soon after consuming it. Overconsumption of these by-products can lead to weight gain, obesity, and diabetes. Whole grains are far superior in nutritional value.