Can My Dog Go Vegetarian?

Most would think their dogs are meat-eaters. The truth is dogs do garner some nutrition from fruits and vegetables - whether it's from the plant matter in their prey's intestine or fruits foraged in the wild.
The common advice for dog owners embarking on a vegan diet for their dog is that they should pay extra attention and ensure their dogs receive adequate nutrition. Meat or meat free, we should always ensure our dogs receive enough nutrition.
R. Pitcairn mentions in his book that while plant does offer protein like meat, it needs to be complemented, so that all necessary amino acids are provided for.
R. Pitcairn (2005) Dr Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats.

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