Sometimes, Good Ingredients Can Be Harmful Too
“All animals need water, energy — from protein, fat, or carbohydrates — essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals,” says Tony Buffington, DVM, PhD, and Professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center. These dietary nutrients provide our pets the nourishment essential for their growth and wellbeing. There are, however, some essential nutrients that can actually do more harm than good for dogs if fed in excess amounts. Pay extra attention to these nutrients in your dog's food.
Portions of this slideshow were excerpted from 6 Nutrients in Pet Food that Can Harm Your Dog by Dr. Lorie Huston.