Processed pet food has been around since 1920. Before this time, people fed their pets whatever they had on the table. But, vets usually recommend that pet owners buy these pet foods that are processed. They don’t know enough about the natural diets, according to most accounts. But, after the real tests, it is plain to see that a homemade diet is best for your pet. It is the diet that pets prefer, it has more nutrients, and keeps your pet healthy.
- The author mentioned that he was reading an article that states that although raw diets have been the rage for pets for years, their effectiveness is doubtful.
- Processed pet food companies who fund most of the research on pet food do not have the inclination or incentive to fund research on raw diets.
- It is on record that canines and felines have been eating raw meat for thousands of years and that domesticated dogs and cats are similar to their wild counterparts.
“Processed pet food has only been around since the 1920s. Prior to that, the diet of most dogs and cats was raw meat and table scraps, plus whatever food they hunted for themselves.”