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Basic nutrition of our best friend, the dog: is my dog a true carnivore?
Based on the digestive system build-up and the dog's ability to synthesize the fatty acid arachidonic acid and the amino acid taurine, as well as utilize vegetable beta-carotene as vitamin A, dogs are classified as omnivores, not carnivores. It is also determined that dogs are genetically set up to digest carbohydrates like starch and glucose, unlike wolves.
Basic nutrition of our best friend, the dog: let's talk about digestion
The digestion of food is a long process, starting immediately when the dog gets food in its mouth and until the remains passes out from the large intestine. Below you can find a short description of each step.
Basic nutrition of our best friend, the dog: water and energy sources
We think knowing the basics in nutrition is important for anyone. That’s why we decided to write the following series of articles around the basic nutrition of our best friend, the dog. Water is crucial, that's why the first article of the series is going to be about what water means for your dog and which are the most important energy sources.