The amount of protein that dogs need in their diets have long been studied. It’s been found that there are a lot of factors that go into how much protein a dog really needs to stay healthy. Generally, a pet in good health can’t eat too much protein. However, if they get too little, it can cause organ damage. If you feed your dog a grain-free dog food that is made for your dog’s stage in life, that should be enough protein for them.
Protein is important for virtually every system of a dog’s body. It promotes heart health as well as overall health.
It also helps their coats to look shiny and their eyes bright. If you feed your dog a dog food that is most grains, it may not be enough protein for them. A higher protein diet mimics what dogs’ diets were like in the wild. They naturally eat meat most of the time.
A grain-free diet has a lot of meat, and therefore more protein. It doesn’t rely on cheap fillers like corn and wheat. Make sure to choose a dog food that is made for your dog’s specific stage in life such as puppy or senior.