Join host Mary Lucero to explore and challenge ideas stemming from new research. These ideas suggest that because plant based diets for cats and dogs may have a lower greenhouse gas footprint than meatier pet foods. But are they shortsighted? Can cats and dogs stay healthy eating carbohydrate rich plant foods? Can we find strategies for pet care that are more aligned with nature?
Pedrinelli, V., Teixeira, F.A., Queiroz, M.R. et al. Environmental impact of diets for dogs and cats. Sci Rep 12, 18510 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-22631-0
Rosen, M. Dry pet food may be more environmentally friendly than wet food. Science News. November 28, 2022. https://www.sciencenews.org/article/dry-cat-dog-food-environmentally-friendly-than-wet
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