The Pros And Cons Of Meat Or Not To Feed Meat

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In “To Feed or Not to Feed Meat: One Vet’s Take on Vegetarian Dog Diets,” Dr. Ernie Ward DVM explains the pros and cons of feeding pets meatless diets. Immediately, he states that dogs can survive on vegetarian and vegan diets. Cats are known to be strictly carnivorous, but can eat synthetic amino acids as a replacement to meat even though it has a lot of dangerous health risks. Ward comments that a dog had lived for 27 years on a vegan diet, but also states that there have been no studies that he has been aware of that compares meat to vegetarian diets for dogs. Dogs are omnivores and can survive on vegetarian and vegan diets, but it takes commitment to give the dog all the nutrients it needs without meat. Owners should not impose their

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