White Paper

2018 Fat For Canines

How do you feel about fat? Does the word fat make you nervous? It shouldn’t.

For years, dog parents have been pet fooled into thinking that fat is bad for canines. No longer: we’ll show you how carbohydrates are a major culprit for making dogs unhealthy & how fats help dogs thrive. Dig into our evidence-based look at canine anatomy, nutrition, and metabolic disease. Your pup will benefit from this knowledge.

knowledge is the power to feed them right

Power To The Paws.


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Feed Em’ Right—Saying No To Carbs

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Conventional dry dog foods are heavy on carbs, with most exceeding 40 to 50 percent in total carbohydrate content.

This means that around half of typical dry dog food is composed of non-essential simple sugars – a fact that pet owners often aren't aware of because pet food manufacturers aren't required to list carbohydrate content on product labels.

Carb intake above the daily needs of dogs (which is essentially zero) triggers internal enzyme factors to store the excess as body fat. The livers of adult dogs are able to easily synthesize glucose from protein and fats, so there is no need to supply carbohydrates in the diet.

Dr. Karen Becker


Bones & Co. White Paper On Fat:

What You’ll Learn

Chapter 1: Canine taxonomy & anatomy

Chapter 2: nutritional requirements for canines

Chapter 3: dogs & carbohydrates

Chapter 4: dogs & fats

Chapter 5: fat-for-fuel

Chapter 6: fighting metabolic disease

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