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Nutritional and ethical issues regarding vegetarianism in the domestic dog

  title={Nutritional and ethical issues regarding vegetarianism in the domestic dog},
  author={W. Brown},
Summary Many dog owners wish to feed their dogs a vegetarian diet for the same ethical reason that they themselves are vegetarian. To meet this demand, there are an increasing number of vegetarian diets and recipes available for dogs. However, proof for their claims of nutritional adequacy is often lacking. There is little doubt that a dog’s nutritional requirements can be met from a diet that does not contain meat; however, the difference between the amino acid profiles of plant and animal… Expand

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