Dog Myth #4

Myth No. 4: Dogs can’t digest grains.

“Contrary to popular belief, dogs’ digestive systems are quite robust,” says Hunter.

Corn, rice, and beets aren’t just filler. They enhance a dog’s diet with essential nutrients and protein when pre-cooked, which is typically the case with commercially-prepared dog foods.

“Dogs are omnivores and grains are a healthy part of their diet,” Wismer says.

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