Resources For You and Your Pet
The famous saying “you are what you eat” doesn’t just apply to people; it applies to our pets, especially when it comes to the amount of fat in their diet. Fats are often the least understood aspect of canine diets and therefore few dogs are fed a proper balance of fats.
There are important nutritional differences between the prey animals that ancestors of our dogs and cats would have eaten in the wild and the farm-raised commercial animals used in a modern raw food diet.
Dogs need 22 amino acids, 12 of which can be produced by their own bodies. This means that there are 10 essential amino acids that your dog needs to get from food.