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Dog and Cat Food Nutrition / Pet Food Ingredients
on September 12, 2014

The power of protein in petfood for dogs

Feeding dogs with primarily animal-based protein sources can not only maintain an active animal, but reverse age-related changes in senior dogs while enhancing the health of all dogs.

Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, and proteins are the building blocks of life, according to the Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry (2004). “Proteins in your pet’s body (and our bodies) are key to various critical functions," further explains Lily Ock, DVM, associate veterinarian for Banfield Pet Hospital…

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