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on August 19, 2016

586 dogs’ nutrition needs analyzed by scientists

Certain breeds eat more energy, but lifestyle should guide pet food choices.

Particular dog breeds ate more calories to maintain their body weights than other breeds in a recent study of 586 dogs’ daily metabolizable energy intake. Metabolizable energy is the amount of energy left for the body to use after digestion is complete. Pet food manufacturers can use this research to…

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