Hi Dog Lovers! Have you ever wondered if your dog can be a vegetarian? Well, according to different veterinarians, yes, your dog can be.
It is known that dogs belong to the omnivores species. The canine body is able to process certain amino acids or proteins into others, this means that they can get all the amino acids they need while avoiding meat.
Being a Lacto-Ovo vegetarian doesn’t represent a nutritional challenge. Eggs have the highest biological value of protein sources commonly use in pet food.
Eggs are an excellent source of protein for dogs. Even veganism (consuming a diet that does not include any animal product), can be possible for dogs. The key is to provide a right balanced of the different plant-based source of protein (beans, corns, soy, whole grains …) can still provide the needed amino acids.
One of the methods you can use to prepare your dog food is by the dehydrating the vegetables and fruits, creating an amazing food plate. If you want to try it check our post Dehydrated food, nutritional food that your dog will love!
If you can live long and healthy lives eating a diet that is made from only plant-based sources of protein, why wouldn’t these ingredients be also appropriate for your dog?
The only issue is when the dogs have to switch to a vegetarian food is one of acceptance. So it is recommended to start it since their first months.