Vegans act this way because they argue that animals are sacrificed prematurely or abused to use them as food or to take advantage of their resources.
Veganism is not strictly a diet, rather it is a lifestyle that wants to avoid the suffering, mistreatment and death of animals.
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In this sense, it also rejects the use of any product of animal origin, such as furs, silk, feathers or any product that has been tested with animals.
Is a vegan dog food diet healthy for my pet?
Well, dogs can live on a vegan diet, but that does not mean that they should or completely live on a vegan diet.
“ vegetarian and vegan diets can be done for dogs, but in the process you have to be very, very carefully.
In my opinion the help of the veterinarian or nutritionist is mandatory in this case "
What Expert Says about vegan dog food diet for dogs
Experts and dog nutritionists suggest, that it is a healthy choice to feed your dog with a Homemade vegan diet, But:
Only if done with the support of an expert; and you have to be very, very careful while or preparing vegan food for your dog to make sure that all the nutrition and vitamins requires are being met;
And don't forget!it is very tiring to really stick with this diet, Because you have to cook a lot.
In case your dog is not meeting the required nutrients from the vegan diet it can lead to the following problems:
Inadequate protein intake can make your dog’s activity less; can make him lousy, lazy and sad.
Lack of amino acid level in your dog can leads to various diseases and illness like heart failure and many more
Lack of vitamins and calcium can weaken your dog’s immune system and bones
Protein intake can be adequately met from various plant-based foods;
However making other nutrients like amino acid being met can be somehow a bit challenging, as most of it is met from meat.
Variety and quantity is much more important than quality, In this case.
The task of incorporating all the required supplements and minerals is very thought full! Take it seriously.
Pros of a homemade vegan dog food diet
Vegan dog foods offer a wide range of health benefits, which make them highly suitable for your dog.
These vegan foods can be beneficial in a way that it can treat a lot of diseases of dogs, such as itchy skin, joints pains, eye problems, digestive problems.
Moreover, let us look at some of the health
benefits of healthy dog food:
#1Vegan food helps with the allergens
According to a recent survey, dogs suffer most of their allergies from milk, dairy, beef, mutton, and chicken. Many people don’t know that as compared to these food lentils and plant-based food cause no allergies at all.
Therefore, these meaty products are the main causes of many types of allergies like:
loose stool or constipation,
eye problems and
inadequate loss of fur.
#2Vegan food is easy to digest
Whether it is homemade vegan food or the one you buy from stores, they have easily digestible formulas that let your dog digest food properly to avoid problems like :
Vomiting or regurgitation
and other problems.
Therefore, plant-based food items are free of allergies and prove to be beneficial for your dog.
#3Vegan dog food contains anti-inflammatory properties
Meaty items are hard on the stomach and can cause inflammation and cause various problems like joints pains and weak bones.
On the other hand, plant-based foods are light on the stomach and help relief issues which can be caused by the meat items.
#4Dogs’ energy levels will rise
Due to clean, homemade and light food your dog will be able to feel like a puppy again and will feel light and remain active like anything else.
The energy levels will rise, and your dog will remain active for longer time.
#5better management of weight loss
A plant-based and vegan dog food let dogs maintain their right weight.
Also loosing weight fast, will be an easy task.
#6a homemade vegan diet for your dog is cheap!
As mentioned earlier on average dogs eat 1 kg of raw meat every day, and that cost a hell lot of money to buy those.
On the other hand, vegan food is less expensive, and even if you decide to make homemade food by yourself, the ingredients it requires are even cheaper.
So a vegan dog is very light on your pocket too.
#7easy to make recipes
The vegan food is quite easy to make and takes much less time then other diets.
"Wash, cut, cook and Buon Appetito!"
#8Vegan dog food Boosts immune system
Vegan food is quite beneficial for your dogs’ immune system too.
It helps them get better digestion, and the metabolism of your dog improves too.
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