Support Pet Joint Health with Strategic Formulation Choices

Degenerative joint disease (DJD), which also refers to arthritis or osteoarthritis, is a growing challenge for companion animals. While weight can play a role, age – and the accompanying gradual deterioration of articular cartilage within one or more of the joints – is most often the cause. Over time, the smooth cartilage breaks down and can release substances that cause inflammation, thereby causing pain and further damage to the cartilage. Signs of Degenerative Joint Disease in Dogs While the most obvious sign of joint disease in dogs is lameness, pet owners will see many other signs of arthritic pain first,… Read More

Freezing Point: Using Acidifiers in Cold Weather

When using acidifiers in cat food formulations, sufficient concentrations must be used to effectively lower urine pH. While actual urine pH testing is the only way to determine the exact amount of acidifier required in a given diet, general guidelines recommend an average addition rate of 0.8%, with ranges from 0.5 to 1.0% based on meat/grain levels. Two common acidifiers, SBS Pet™ and 85% phosphoric acid, can be substituted at the rate of 1 kg SBS Pet™ per 1 kg of 85% phosphoric acid. That is where the similarities between these two products ends One of several issues associated with… Read More

Why SBS Pet?

Watch why SBS PET is chosen time and again for formulations. Have questions? Join us online at the Petfood Forum CONNECT to talk directly with our team about our safe, strong and affordable inorganic mineral acid. Jones Hamilton SBS Pet  … Read More

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