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Your Dog is a Carnivore and a Domesticated Wolf
Roger Biduk says your dog is a carnivore and a domesticated wolf and finds it hard to believe that many vets still say dogs are omnivores.
Photo Credits: Dogs Naturally Magazine; In Memory of Stempy: A Victim of a Bad Veterinarian
“If you were to take a look at the internal organs of a Saint Bernard, a wolf or a Chihuahua, you’d see that they are arranged, shaped, and function in identical ways!” Pet MD
Roger Biduk says “it’s hard to believe that many manufacturers of low-quality pet foods and many vets [especially those who are only qualified to practice basic allopathic veterinary] still say that dogs are omnivores even though their ancestral diet is 49%-56% animal protein, 40%-47% animal fats and only 4%-6% carbohydrates (0% from grains!) which hasn’t changed to this very day… but then again, many of these same lousy vets that are only qualified to practice basic allopathic veterinary sell horrible “prescription diets” [usually Hill’s Prescription Diet] that contain little or NO meat, are very, very, very, very low in animal protein and may contain 60%+ carbohydrates, 900% more than a dog’s natural diet that will eventually cause all sorts of problems, illness and disease… and cha-ching… big $$$$ for the vets”!
On the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) [and now also the AAFP, NASPHV and AAHA] recently telling veterinarians to discourage pet owners from feeding raw pet food diets: “sorry, AVMA, you are all wet on this one. My own raw fed dogs have been healthier for the past 20 years than my clients’ dog food eating dogs. Are we veterinarians promoting health or the pet food industry, with all its recalls, Chinese ingredients, and biologically inappropriate diets? And why in the world is AVMA worrying about what perhaps 2.5% of the pet food market does? Surely there are serious problems affecting more pets than this… How about the jerky treats from China that are actually killing dogs, which FDA refuse to order recalled [for the last seven years!].” Dr. Laurie S. Coger, DVM, www.wholisticvet.com
Humans are omnivores; as there is absolutely nothing that a dog has in common with humans, both inside and out it’s utterly absurd, ridiculous and preposterous that anyone would label them the same… and the Smithsonian Institution totally agrees!
I’ve actually heard (and so have many of you) some vets, so-called “animal nutritionists ” and makers of low-quality pet foods (see comments from Purina below) say that dogs are omnivores, but those are among the 95% of vets (all practicing basic allopathic veterinary) that I wouldn’t let anywhere near my cats/dog.
I ask them how they can say that dogs are omnivores and they tell me that “dogs have been domesticated and have evolved to eat a starch-based diet”… actually, there’s only three things that has “evolved” in the pet industry:
Sell low-quality “prescription diets”, usually Hill’s Prescription Diets and Hill’s Science Diet or others such as Purina Veterinary Diets, Iams Veterinary Formulas, Eukanuba Veterinary Diets, Royal Canin Veterinary Care Nutrition and Royal Canin Veterinary Therapeutic Formulas
Neuter too young!
Vaccinate too young and then overvaccinating; the best and safest vaccine protocol for pups.
Prescribe powerful and often deadly drugs such as steroids [i.e. Prednisone), NSAIDs [Rimadyl (carprofen), Metacam (Meloxicam), Deramaxx (Deracoxib), Previcox (Firocoxib), Etogesic (Etodolac), Zubrin (Tepoxalin), Novocox (Carprofen), Vetprofen (Carprofen), Carprieve (Carprofen), Quellin (Carprofen), Orocam (Meloxicam), Loxicom (Meloxicam), Meloxidyl (Meloxicam)] and antibiotics to name a few like candy and at the drop of a hat!
Sell carcinogous, neurotoxic poisonous chemical pesticides for heartworm / fleas / ticks / dewormer in the form of pills, topical applications, collars or injections whose active ingredients are sensitizers and irritants that cause terminal cancer, terminal auto-immune disease, terminal neurological disorders, reproductive and birth defects and terminal liver and kidney disease in people and animals which may include ProHeart 6, Revolution, Bayer Advantage, Bayer Advantage II, Bayer K9 Advantix II, Hartz UltraGuard Pro, Hartz UltraGuard Plus, Hartz First Defense, Bravecto, Bayer Seresto, Interceptor, Heartgard, Parastar, Parastar Plus, Pentagon, Parastar, Parastar Plus, Johnston’s Veterinary, Heartgard Plus; Tri-Heart Plus, Vectra 3D, Capstar, Sentinel, Frontline, Safe-Guard, Trifexis, NexGard, Comfortis, Zodiac, Prowormer, Nemex 2, Droncit, Drontal Plus, Panacur, Heartgard Chewables, Iverhart Plus, Iverhart, Zimectrin or Advantage Multi among others.