Sunday, May 6, 2012
Food Pets Die For by Ann N. Martin
Food Pets Die For: Shocking Facts About Pet Food by Ann N. Martin exposes the problems with commercial pet food. She explains the pet food regulations and where they fail. She reveals the truth about the ingredient labels on pet food. Her investigation discovered misleading labels, problem chemicals, ineffective vitamin and mineral additives, the actual nutritional value lost by the process of preparing the food, the use of unfit food and foodlike substances to make pet food, and the heartbreaking experimentation pet companies perform on animals. The chapter on experimentation shocks, horrifies, and saddens anyone who cares for animals. She also reveals the extent of the cover ups involved in the pet food recalls of recent years. Food Pets Die For provides a solution for feeding pets nutritious, tasty, and filling food. Martin explains the benefits of homemade food for pets and provides easy to make recipes for food for both cats and dogs. Food Pets Die For is an eye-opening, well written, expose on the pet food industry that will leave pet lovers more informed as well as questioning marketing claims and possibly even some veterinarians.
T. L. Cooper grew up on a farm in Tollesboro, Kentucky. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Eastern Kentucky University. Her poems, short stories, articles, and essays have appeared online, in books, and in magazines. Her published work includes a novel, All She Ever Wanted and four books of poetry. When not writing, she enjoys yoga, golf, and traveling. Currently, she resides in Albany, Oregon.