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Natural Balance Natural Balance Vegetarian Formula Ultra Premium Dog Food

Complete and balanced alternative to meat-based dietsTrue vegetarian formulaProvides essential nutrients found in diets with meat as the protein sourceAllergy formula
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Is Natural Balance Vegetarian Formula Ultra Premium Dog Food for Puppies

I am looking for dry vegetarian food for Puppies. I have 2 month old yellow lab and would like to put him on veg diet
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No, go with a puppy food. Puppies need higher protein and fat.
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Natural Balance vegetarian is formulated for all life stages. Puppies need more calories than dogs so you can just feed more. Also, to add more calories to a veg diet you could always add some flax seed oil to the food. It is great for their skin and coat and also brain development! Puppies and dogs are omnivorous so they do not require animal protein, they can survive, and thrive, on veggie protein!
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Sure you can feed your pup this formula but he would need to eat a lot of it because this food is very low in protein and fat much too low for a puppy especially a large breed. Your dog is a carnivore, not a vegetarian. He needs meat, fat and bone to grow normally, not plants!
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Dogs are not carnivores, they are omnivores , this is FACT ! Natural Balance vegan food is the best vegetarian diet out there , no animal protein, no diary, no corn, no wheat, no soy. This food provides the necessary amino acids that equal meat proteins. You get peas, rice, barley, potatoes and oatmeal, all provide protein in the form of grains and veggies. I guess puppies will need extra calories if fed veggie food. You could always supplement the veggie diet with some animal protein then when he is an adult make his diet 100 percent vegetarian. Let's face it , amino acids are the building blocks of life whether its animal, veggie or grain protein, as long as the diet is complete. Don't listen to anyone who says dogs need meat to live. Check with your vet about a veggie dry or canned from Natural Balance.
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No, but you can adjust the feeding for your puppy.
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that would not be good for dog to be on an all veggie diet. just like us, they need protein. not getting that could lead to some health problems. dogs need to eat meat. u gotta keep in mind that dogs originated from wolfs . although it is good for dogs to have some veggies and feel free to give them to your dog but u must give him protein especially in such a young pup
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How large are the morsels. Are they small enough for a chihuahua?

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I feed this food to my Boston Terrier and also my six year old chiweenie. The chiweenie has no problems eating this food. It's smaller than a dime, and thin and easy for him to chew even with his small mouth.
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They are large but flat. I would say they are small enough for a chihuahua if they still have a good amount of teeth. You could also wet with warm water if you chi has trouble chewing
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The pieces Are smaller than puppy food. (Approx 1/4 inch)
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How many cups of dog food are in a 28lb bag of Vegetarian Formula Natural Balance?

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1 lb of food equals 16 ounces which equals 2 cups. Please don't feed your carnivore a vegetarian formula. That makes zero sense. This food is WAY too low in protein and fat. Check the bag.
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where does the protein come from?

Animals should have protein for muscle in their diet, no?
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Yes, dogs and cats especially. eat protein is the most desirable and healthy for dogs. But the protein in this food comes from peas, flax, and potatoes.
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Does Natural Balance Vegetarian formula provide Vitamin B12? If so, what is the source?

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