Limited ingredient (LID) dog and cat food formulations challenge pet food companies to create diets with a minimal number of ingredients while providing all essential amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins and other nutrients. Read the latest about novel proteins and other ingredients in LIDs to help pet owners avoid ingredient intolerances or food sensitivities as well as grain-free diet trends.
The choline levels of Alaskan Huskies increased by 52 percent after consuming krill dietary supplements for six weeks.
June 19, 2019
With the pet industry continuously innovating, the search for new functional ingredients is on the rise. A new publication from Aker BioMarine unveils that the choline levels of Alaskan Huskies increased by 52 percent after receiving krill dietary supplement for six weeks.
A new study examined the nutritional adequacy of 114 recipes.
May 15, 2019
One quick Google search can net hundreds of homemade cat food recipes, but a new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis, finds most are unlikely to provide cats all their essential nutrients. Some recipes could also contain ingredients potentially toxic to cats.