Canned Pet Food: The Pros
"Few dogs and cats will turn down the opportunity to eat wet food," says Dr. Ken Tudor. "Whether it is a texture preference, an olfactory preference, or taste preference is unknown. Likely it is a combination of all three factors." Whatever the reason, it's a safe bet your pet will love canned pet food, even if he or she has seemed picky about eating dry food in the past.
Canned pet foods also tend to have higher water and lower carbohydrate levels than dry food. Some of these characteristics can be beneficial under certain circumstances. For example, dogs with lower urinary tract disorders might benefit from the added water in canned food, says Dr. Coates.