Plant-based Diets for Dogs: Separating Fact from Fiction

Recent advances in biology and veterinary nutrition are challenging the long-held assumption that dogs require conventional animal meat to thrive. There is increasing evidence to suggest that the nutrients domestic dogs require no longer need to come exclusively from the flesh of other animals. Alice Oven, the co-author of The Clean Pet Food Revolution: How Better Pet Food Will Change the World, and Dr. Ernie Ward at Wild Earth, delve into how modern-day pet dogs have biologically adapted to receive essential nutrients, in bioavailable form, from plant-based food.