by Alyse Stark, Only Natural Pet Nutrition Consultant
Choosing the right food for your furry friend can be a daunting task, even when you’re only dealing with one seemingly simple question: should your pet go grain free? Although the “Grained versus Grain Free” debate has been in full swing for quite some time, the basic arguments remain the same.
To Grain or Not to Grain?
Proponents of a grain based diet for dogs argue that grains increase protein content and are a good source of necessary nutrients. In the case of working breeds or active sporting dogs that digest and assimilate grains well, they may benefit from the higher carbohydrate content of a grain based diet.
Always choose a premium brand that does not contain a grain as the first ingredient. Grains should be used as a carbohydrate and not as a primary protein source. It is important to note…
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