Protein and Your Dog
There is much speculation among animal nutritionists as to the way protein affects dogs. The dog is a meat eating machine and it is essential that he has a regular supply of high quality protein such as that found in animal tissue. Without this protein your dog will not be strong, his coat will not be in good condition and he most certainly will not be healthy.
Maintaining a healthy dog’s metabolism involves 23 amino acids. Of these, 10 need to be supplied in the dog’s diet. The remaining 13 will be produced internally in the dog’s liver. If a puppy does not eat the required amount of amino acids it will not flourish, may become ill and will possibly die. If a dog is mature and lacking in the 10 essential amino acids his strength will diminish.
Meat is by far the best food for your dog because it is high in amino acids. If you