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Pedigree Dentaflex – Good Food? I don't think so.
10 CommentsSunday, 26 October 2014 | Kate
Just a quick blog as I sit here on a Sunday evening catching up on some truly awful (but highly addictive) reality TV – Real Housewives, tell no-one! I feel the need to write about an ad for Pedigree's Dentaflex dog treats that's just been on and made my blood boil, with it's emotional tugging at the heartstrings and truly misleading strap-line. And the cost? Don't get me started.
Looking after your dog's teeth and gums is crucial.
Derivatives of vegetable origin, minerals (including 2.2% sodium tripolyphosphate) meat and animal derivatives (including 4% chicken), oils and fats.
of the tooth and gum cleaning action is down to the shape, not the ingredients.
So, Pedigree, please stop peddling Dentaflex as good food, it isn't. By all means sell a product to clean my dog's teeth but make the ingredients far, far healthier please.
And then there's the cost!
Dentaflex will set you back £156 a year if you take a medium treat and give two a week as recommended. I give Nikita Seaweed & Parsley from CSJ, it costs £11 a year to give it to a medium sized dog which the medium Dentaflex is intended for. Or try ProDen's Plaque Off. This isn't a sales pitch, buy it from anywhere else if you don't want to buy it from me, but if you can consider changing over to a seaweed product, a good one mind, you'll save a packet and your dog won't be eating cheap dog treats you're paying a fortune for. Read my article on natural dental care for more information.
I'm sure the lovely paraplegic lady, with the gorgeous brown labrador assistance dog, in the Pedigree ad could do with saving £140 a year, aren't you?