Advantages and disadvantages of raw food for dogs
Feeding raw food to dogs is a topic in dispute, as there are both benefits and drawbacks to this type of diet. Another name for this diet biologically appropriate raw food. A large part of rawdog food comes from high protein food such as chicken, turkey, beef, and fish.Other raw foods include egg, vegetables, yogurts, and pumpkin. One thing important to remember is that raw dog food should not be cooked, especially when it contains bones! Now let's talk about the advantages. First, it does not contain fillers and unhealthy chemicals that are found in commercial food. Second, it makes the dog have cleaner teeth and a healthier skin. Third, it makes dog have high energy levels. Disadvantages include health risks that could arise from dangerous bacteria in raw meet. Also, when a dog is fed rawfood, it is likely to not get all of the necessary nutrients (lack of minerals such as calcium). Last disadvantage is the risk of choking and breaking teeth from bones.
on Aug 05, 2012 | Dogs