There’s been a growing trend towards feeding dogs a grain-free diet, as many owners believe it to be healthier and more natural. However, a recent study has raised concerns about the safety and efficacy of a grain-free diet for dogs.
Even the best puppy foods use grains, such as corn, wheat, and rice, as fillers, but they also provide essential nutrients such as carbohydrates, fiber, and protein. On the other hand, grain-free dog food often contains alternative sources of carbohydrates, such as potatoes or peas, as well as higher levels of protein.
While some dogs may benefit from a grain-free diet, such as those with grain allergies or sensitivities, most dogs fed a grain-free diet were at risk of developing heart disease. It’s mainly because of certain ingredients in grain-free dog food recipes, such as legumes and potatoes, which can interfere wi