The Myths About High Protein In Your Dog’s Diet

High Protein Dog Diet

Some research here in North American indicated that higher levels of protein in your dog’s diet would lead to kidney failure. (Which baffled me, as an European-born person) However, the studies that showed a relationship to high protein levels and kidney failure that sparked concerns about protein levels in dog’s diets were not sound. The research was performed on rats, not dogs. Rats primarily eat plants as their natural diet. Naturally, rats biological makeup would indicate trouble digesting diets containing high levels of protein. The rats have difficulty excreting protein due to their specific dietary needs, not because the high … Read more