Can my dog be vegan?

Can my dog be vegan?

Can my dog be vegan?

The short answer is...yes! Here at v-dog, we've seen thousands of dogs of all shapes, sizes, lifestyles, and ages thrive on our complete and balanced vegan diet. 

We've compiled some resources about vegan dogs below, all in one easy list. In addition, you can check out our testimonials page for hundreds of personal stories from happy, healthy vegan dogs. 

Vegan Dog Resources 


  1. "An experimental meat-free diet maintained haematological characteristics in sprint-racing sled dogs." - British Journal of Nutrition 

  2. "The genomic signature of dog domestication reveals adaptation to a starch-rich diet"  - Nature

  3. "Amylase activity is associated with AMY2B copy numbers in dog: implications for dog domestication, diet and diabetes" - Animal Genetics 

  4. "Vegetarian versus Meat-Based Diets for Companion Animals" - Animals



  1. "Vegetarian Diets Can be Healthy for Dogs" - Dr. Armaiti May 

  2. "Vegetarian Canine Diets" - Dr. Andrew Knight

  3. "Vegan Diet for Dogs: A Question of Thriving Versus Surviving" - CNN

  4. "Genome study pinpoints changes that turned wolves into humanity's best friend" - UC Davis 



  1. Can dogs be vegan?

  2. Video reviews of v-dog on YouTube



  1. Vegan Dog Starter Guide 

  2. V-dog Testimonials 

  3. Dogs are Not Wolves: Amylase, Starch Digestion and Vegan Diets

  4. “I’m vegan, but I would never force that on my dog”


Whether you're passionate about your dog's health, animals, or the environment (or all three), we're right here with you. V-dog kibble is nutritionally complete, AAFCO approved, veterinarian recommended, and free of common allergens like animal protein, soy, and wheat. Here's to a long, healthy life of ball chasing, dog park-ing, and, of course, kibble chomping. 

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Tail wags, 

Lindsay & Team V-dog