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Posted by Sam Pohlenz on May 08, 2013 0 Comments

Can dogs really
be vegan?
I mean,

Current research out of the University of Davis, California, and the University of Uppsalla in Sweden independently suggest that modern pooches have evolved to develop the digestive enzymes to break down starches and plant-based proteins. This process began approximately 7,000 years ago with dogs who migrated to South East Asia and who thrived on a rice-based diet.

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