V-Dog (Dry)

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Rating: ★★½☆☆

V-Dog Dog Food receives the Advisor’s second-lowest tier rating of 2.5 stars.

The V-Dog product line includes one dry dog food, a recipe claimed to meet AAFCO nutrient guidelines for adult maintenance.

V-Dog

Dry Dog Food

Estimated Dry Matter Nutrient Content

Protein = 26% | Fat = 10% | Carbs = 57%

Ingredients: Dried peas, brown rice, pea protein concentrate, oats, sorghum, lentils, canola oil, peanuts, sunflower hearts, potato protein, brewers dried yeast, alfalfa meal, flaxseeds, natural vegetable flavor, quinoa, millet, calcium carbonate, dicalcium phosphate, salt, potassium chloride, vegetable pomace (carrot, celery, beet, parsley, lettuce, watercress & spinach), taurine, vitamins (vitamin E supplement, niacin, d-calcium pantothenate, vitamin A supplement, biotin, vitamin B12 supplement, vitamin D2 supplement, riboflavin supplement, thiamine mononitrate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid), choline chloride, minerals (zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, copper sulfate, manganous oxide, sodium selenite & calcium iodate), dl-methionine, l-lysine, l-carnitine, parsley flakes, l-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), dried cranberries, dried blueberries, preserved with citric acid and mixed tocopherols (form of vitamin E)

Fiber (estimated dry matter content) = 5.1%

Red items indicate controversial ingredients

Estimated Nutrient Content
MethodProteinFatCarbs
Guaranteed Analysis24%9%NA
Dry Matter Basis26%10%57%
Calorie Weighted Basis24%22%53%
Protein = 24% | Fat = 22% | Carbs = 53%

The first ingredient in this dog food includes dried peas. Dried peas are a good source of carbohydrates. Plus they’re naturally rich in dietary fiber.

However, dried peas contain about 27% protein, a factor that must be considered when judging the meat content of this dog food.

The second ingredient is brown rice, a complex carbohydrate that (once cooked) can be fairly easy to digest. However, aside from its natural energy content, rice is of only modest nutritional value to a dog.

The third ingredient is pea protein, what remains of a pea after removing the starchy part of the vegetable.

Even though it contains over 80% protein, this ingredient would be expected to have a lower biological value than meat.

And less costly plant-based products like this can notably boost the total protein reported on the label — a factor that must be considered when judging the actual meat content of this dog food.

The fourth ingredient lists oats. Oats are rich in B-vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber.

The fifth ingredient is sorghum. Sorghum (milo) is a starchy cereal grain with a nutrient profile similar to corn.

Since it is gluten-free and boasts a smoother blood sugar behavior than other grains, sorghum may be considered an acceptable non-meat ingredient.

The sixth ingredient includes lentils. Lentils are a quality source of carbohydrates. Plus (like all legumes) they’re rich in natural fiber.

However, lentils contain about 25% protein, a factor that must be considered when judging the actual meat content of this dog food.

The seventh ingredient is canola oil. Unfortunately, canola can be a controversial item. That’s because it can sometimes (but not always) be derived from genetically modified rapeseed.

Yet others cite the fact canola oil can be a significant source of essential omega-3 fatty acids.

In any case, plant-based oils like canola are less biologically available to a dog than fish oil as a source of quality omega-3 fats.

The eighth ingredient lists peanuts. Peanuts are not true nuts but rather legumes similar to beans and peas. They are rich in mono-saturated fats and dietary fiber.

The ninth ingredient includes sunflower hearts. Sunflower hearts consist of the hulled kernel of the whole seed. They are rich in omega-6 fatty oils, vitamins A and E as well as dietary fiber.

The tenth ingredient is potato protein, the dry residue remaining after removing the starchy part of a potato.

Even though it contains over 80% protein, this ingredient would be expected to have a lower biological value than meat.

And less costly plant-based products like this can notably boost the total protein reported on the label — a factor that must be considered when judging the actual meat content of this dog food.

From here, the list goes on to include a number of other items.

But to be realistic, ingredients located this far down the list (other than nutritional supplements) are not likely to affect the overall rating of this product.

With five notable exceptions

First, brewers yeast can be a controversial item. Although it’s a by-product of the beer making process, this ingredient is rich in minerals and other healthy nutrients.

Fans believe yeast repels fleas and supports the immune system.

Critics argue yeast ingredients can be linked to allergies. This may be true, but (like all allergies) only if your particular dog is allergic to the yeast itself.

In addition, a vocal minority insists yeast can increase the risk of developing the life-threatening condition known as bloat. However, this is a claim we’ve not been able to scientifically verify.

In any case, unless your dog is specifically allergic to it, yeast can still be considered a nutritious additive.

What’s more noteworthy here is that brewers yeast contains about 48% protein, a factor that must be considered when judging the actual meat content of this dog food.

Next, we note the use of alfalfa meal. Although alfalfa meal is high in plant protein (about 18%) and fiber (25%), this hay-family item is more commonly associated with horse feeds.

In addition, we find vegetable pomace, the solid by-product of vegetables after pressing for juice or oil. This item contains the skins, pulp, seeds, and stems of the fruit.

Vegetable pomace can be a controversial ingredient. Some praise pomace for its high fiber, while others scorn it as an inexpensive pet food filler.

Just the same, there’s probably not enough vegetable pomace here to make much of a difference.

Next, we find no mention of probiotics, friendly bacteria applied to the surface of the kibble after processing to help with digestion.

And lastly, the minerals listed here do not appear to be chelated. And that can make them more difficult to absorb. Non-chelated minerals are usually associated with lower quality dog foods.

V-Dog Dog Food
The Bottom Line

V-Dog is by design a meatless product.

So, although we recognize the need for some dog owners to feed a meat-free diet, we also respect a dog’s natural carnivorous bias.

That said, and before we assign our final rating, it’s still important to compare the amount of plant-based protein present with other dog foods.

The dashboard displays a dry matter protein reading of 26%, a fat level of 10% and estimated carbohydrates of about 57%.

And a fat-to-protein ratio of about 38%.

Near-average protein. Below-average fat. And above-average carbs when compared to a typical dry dog food.

Bottom line?

V-Dog is a meatless, plant-based dry dog food that uses peas and pea protein concentrate as its main sources of protein, thus earning the brand 2.5 stars.

Not recommended.

Please note certain recipes are sometimes given a higher or lower rating based upon our estimate of their total meat content and (when appropriate) their fat-to-protein ratios.

V-Dog Dog Food
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Notes and Updates

07/17/2016 Last Update

  • anon101

    http://skeptvet.com/Blog/2009/08/evolution-diet-selling-food-with-fear-and-lies/
    You may appreciate this blog, see comments on 1/15/12 and 1/16/12
    Vegetarian diets are mentioned (not in a negative way)

  • Dustin Briltz

    InkedMarie, I recommend the URL is changed then because it states “dogfoodadvisor” and clearly is not advising objectively to help owners come to a consensus on the best food to feed their dog. I just finished reviewing vegan dog food and noticed that it happens to be one of the only foods that I see customers indicating that it completely eliminates their dog’s allergies. It is all about the well-being of pets, not your ego, not your preconceived opinions that you generated based on the dogma promoted by mainsteam society. Life is not about YOU, okay? It’s bigger than that. Once again, you just had multiple pet food consumers acknowledge that a food helped their pets to overcome health issues they were experiencing. Now, don’t pet owners grade foods on how they will impact the well-being of their pets? Isn’t that why the biased writer of this article emphasized the supposed low protein content in this food, because they believe a diet needs to be high in protein in order for their pets to thrive? Clearly that’s just dogma because it appears to me that pets thrive just as well, if not more, on these supposed “low protein” diets. Better yet, they don’t get the allergies that dogs experience with meat, dairy, and grains. It’s time to let go of your ego, and with that I mean the fact that you ran your mouth off to people telling them how they need meat in their pet’s diet, just let it go. You were wrong, accept it and move on. Quit being a self-absorbed ego maniac and grow up. And in the future, I suggest actively investigating an issue before you come to a consensus on it. Shame on you.

  • InkedMarie

    When people “complain” about why their choice of dog food is rated low and/or not like how the ratings are done here, I direct them to read the “how we rate dog food” page here on DFA.

    One person thinks this review is slanted towards a meat based diet….yes it is. I repeat that if one doesn’t like or agree with DFA determining their ratings, finding another ratings website or start one more to your liking.

  • Dustin Briltz

    InkedMarie, you just had two people state that a vegan dog food helped their dog. I think this is valuable information if it contributes to positive well-being of vets and at the end of the day that is all that should matter. Please try better to show a little empathy and maybe try considering other options instead of settling on what mainstream society promotes. Either way God bless.

  • Susan

    Hi, I have a English Staffy with IBD, food intolerances & seasonal skin allergies in the Summer & Autumn months he is the worst, gee you sound like me I’ve tried every formula we have in Australia, did you ever try a vegan vet diet?? the Purina HA is a vegan diet, I’m keeping the Purina HA as a last resort kibble for when Patch gets bad again after Summer his skin allergies got that bad last March, his immune system went into over drive & set off his IBD….so if it happens again I’ll try the Purina HA….Did you ever try the Hills D/D Venison + Potato kibble Vet Diet?? its grain free gluten free, no soy protein & low in protein 18%, we just got the Hills D/D Venison in Australia a few months ago it helped Patches Allergies a bit, probably the Omega 3 fatty acids Patch seems to do the best on the “Taste Of The Wild” Sierra Mountain, Roasted Lamb kibble, it helps his IBD & his skin allergies, stops him getting his red paws…. Did you try the Prime SKD rolls? the kangaroo & Pumkin & Crocodile & Tapioca rolls, how did your dog go on these rolls?? they have bone in them, my boy did very sloppy poos, he can’t have any bone, the Crocodile meat smelt really good, I could of eaten it but it said “NO HUMAN Consumption”, your Alligator meat would probably be the same as the Croc meat…
    I’m wondering what is the Omega 3% in this V-Dog diet find out what the Omega 3 & 6 % is?? Did you ever increase the Omega 3 in your dogs diet when he was real bad with his allergies & did you ever move?… Glad you have FINALLY found something that works for your boy, he’s one very lucky man having you as his owner, a lot of people would of given up & just dumped him at the pound, a lot end up at a pound, that’s how I got my boy from a pound, just keep your eye out for another vegan diet, just in case you can’t get the V-Dog kibble… When Winter comes try introducing some cooked lean pork meat or white fish into his diet, he might be OK with some cooked white fish or shark, or try some freeze dried Green Lipped Mussels as a treat.. just to see how he does, he might be OK now with certain white meats…

  • InkedMarie

    For you and Thea, please type “how we rate dog food” into the search here. It tells you how the ratings are done.

    If you don’t agree or like how this is done, feel free to find another and if you can’t, you’re free to make your own.

  • Brian Magallones

    Yes, I did see that….it actually seemed to me to be a gigantically vague and ambiguous disclaimer..

    This is the quote that stuck with me…
    “We read and interpret government-regulated pet food labels. Nothing more. And we do this in two simple steps.
    We study the ingredients list
    We evaluate the meat content.”

    It kinda tells me that this site really comes down to opinion, because at the end of the day you and I are the ones that are actually doing clinical trials.

    Totally agree with you….thankfully we have the comment section here….hopefully it will help others that may have gotten scaredoff after reading this review. Science is a good thing lol!

  • Thea

    Brian: Like you, I was not vegan when I started my dog on v-dog. And like you, my dog’s health improved significantly after going on v-dog. (He stopped peeing blood, his energy level went up, etc.) My dog is now a 13.5 year old Great Dane. Great Danes usually only live to about 8 to 10. I personally know several other people who have their dogs on vdog, and their dogs are also thriving. A year ago, my parents’ dog’s liver started to fail. They switched to v-dog and now their dog’s liver is fine.

    I haven’t found a good science/evidence-based dog food review site yet. I was hoping this site would be able to evolve, but I’ve done more looking around on this site since I first commented a couple years ago and can see that the owner of this site is not interested the science. You can see it plainly on this page: http://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/choosing-dog-food/dog-food-reviews-problems/ However, I give him props for the following quote on the “About” page:

    “Here’s how you can help… Simply share what you know about any dog food we review. Your personal experience with different dog foods could provide valuable information for everyone. So, please leave your comments and opinions after any review you read.”

    That’s why I wanted to respond to you. Stories like yours and mine and others can help people even if the site “shamelessly” (their word) starts from a place of bias / personal belief rather than what the science says about dogs and nutrition.

  • Brian Magallones

    My dog pit bull dog has SEVERE allergies….both food and environmental. I have literally spent thousands upon thousands of dollars trying different things both medically and holistically to help him. He’s spent 90% of his life on antibiotics and steroidal anti-inflammatories for skin infections. We have tried every food option…chicken, beef, pork, seafood, venison, lamb, ostrich…you name it. I even imported kangaroo and crocodile from Australia…yup. Basically I’m almost a professional on the subject lol. After all of that I FINALLY found something that works! He has been on this food now for a year and has never been healthier! I also know that he’s no longer constantly itching, inflamed and in pain. No more medications, which could not possibly have been good for him. No more skin infections.
    With all due respect, this review is clearly slanted toward a meat based diet. The author pretty much states the he/she doesn’t believe in a plant based diet, so it does lack a degree of objectivity in that respect.
    I’m not a vegan my self…I’m not doing this for moral reasons. My dog’s life and health have been immensely improved by this diet and consequently so has mine. The vet bills were killing me.
    That is my first handed experience with not just v-dog but the meatless diet altogether. V-dog is my favorite of the meatless brands. Full stop.

  • Heinz59

    I have their mini-kibbles now, they’re a bit too tiny, i feel, and it’s not grain free. I’m going to go with ‘Good Nature’ dog food next. Its plant based with a small amount of quality chicken in it.

  • Thea

    Cute dog! FYI: V-dog now has a smaller sized kibble. I haven’t seen it myself, so can’t comment beyond it’s existence. Choose “mini bites for small dogs” for the size drop down: https://v-dog.com/products/v-dog-kibble

  • Heinz59

    My 3 & 1/2 rescue has been on Halo vegan dog kibbles for about 6 months but she has since bored of it, so i’m considering V-Dog now, i just wish the kibbles were smaller like Halo are.
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/34b6fa0d7bfd694fe412fd230a31974a6da13b586c38fce3110ecf8220a4ef56.jpg

  • Heinz59

    What do you suggest they eat? Mine has been on Halo for about 8 months, but doesn’t like it anymore.

  • saidinjest

    This review strikes me as being very biased. Thanks for your effort, but your advice doesn’t seem credible to me.

  • Thank you so much! I am really happy for your Great Dane, that’s a really impressive age!

  • Thank you for the info!

  • Thea

    Hellen: My 13 year old Great Dane has been on V-dog since he was 6. Great Danes usually only live 8 to 10 years, so my dog is significantly beating the averages. Also, he’s not just alive, but thriving (though slowing down some lately 🙁 ) –as are the other dogs whom I personally know who are on V-dog.

    Because my dog is such good example of what happens when a dog eats a properly formulated vegan diet, people are often asking me about which vegan dog foods to get. I just took a quick look at your site and think it is great! I’ll be referring people to your site in the future. (In addition to referring them to the following talk from a vet who helps dogs successfully transition to a vegan diet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIMBX3jdYM0 )

    Thanks for telling us about your site!

  • InkedMarie

    You made a dog food ratings website?

  • Pitlove

    Hi Hellen-

    20 years of research proved that hip dysplasia (along with many other DODs) is not caused by excess dietary protein, nor does it increase the risk. Current research shows dietery calcium/phos & overnutrition causing weight gain to be the main risk factor of HD, aside from genetics.

    Here are some links you may be interested in reading:

    http://vetnutrition.tufts.edu/2017/02/confused-about-what-to-feed-your-large-breed-puppy-new-rules-may-help/

    https://msu.edu/~silvar/hips.htm

    http://www.icbblog.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Richardson-1992THE-ROLE-OF-NUTRITION-IN-CANINE-HIP-DYSPLASIA.pdf

    https://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.prod.vetlearn.com/mmah/e6/72e6a0e04344e1a1036fa4f52e03ee/filePV0510_Nutrition.pdf

    Hope this helps!

  • I actually did make a website. 🙂

    Nobody was “designed”, we were not created by anyone.

    My dog is vegan because dogs are omnivores (not carnivores) and excess protein can increase the chances of hip dysplasia, which is so common among large dogs breeds.

  • InkedMarie

    Type “how we rate dog food” in the search here on DFA. All dog foods are rated the same here;if you don’t like how the foods are rated, feel free to make your own dog food ratings website. Also, this isn’t the only dog food ratings website; look around for others.

    Why is your dog on a veggie/vegan food? Dogs are designed to eat meat.

  • My 2 y.o. alaskan malamute has mainly been on V-dog and veggies since she was a few months old.

    Although I do agree with some points, this review is absolute rubbish. It feels like the author 1. does not know anything about vegan dog diets; 2. uses “fill in the blanks” in every review and does not put any effort into them. Just sentences like this: “However, dried peas contain about 27% protein, a factor that must be considered when judging the meat content of this dog food.” This is not a meat-based product, why would you review it like one?

    If anyone is interested in actual reviews of vegan dog foods, you can visit my blog: vegandogfood101.com I put a lot of effort into each of them and try to provide quality content instead of quantity.

  • Amateria

    I still like to reply regardless.

  • Da Muller

    “how is your diet working out for you?” = sarcasm

  • Amateria

    You can reply however you like, a lot of us once got into a discussion about foods we can and can’t eat, we don’t have to reply about our pets no one is forcing that on us.

    Besides the person did ask “how is your diet working out for you?” So I replied to that.

  • Da Muller

    I am an ethical vegan, and I do believe that dogs can be healthy on a *healthy formula* vegan diet. That being said, I am critical of the V-Dog formulation. I get angry when a company capitalizes on the emotions of humans to profit.

    I have been cooking for my animals for 20 years, however, I collect ingredient panels from commercial pet foods. I personally consider the V-Dog formulation as low quality. There are better quality ingredients that could be used in the formulation, but the V-Dog Co. resorts to low quality. The second ingredient in this formulation is “rice.” Rice is high in arsenic, and considering a dog would eat this formula for every meal, I consider it risky. Also, there is a good variety of whole veggies that are healthy for dogs, yet, V-Dog uses vegetable pomace, which is the result of a combination of seven different veggies–sounds good, right? Since there is more calcium carbonate, dicalcium phosphate, and even salt or potassium chloride in the V-Dog formulation than veggie pomace, it stands to reason that there is not a healthful quantity of veggies in the formula. AND, since the pomace is a by-product of the human-food industry, I consider the pomace is just a facade.

  • Da Muller

    In case you didn’t notice, the review is not about you and *your* diet.

  • Amateria

    Pretty good actually, I do however have insulin resistance and a bit of ibs as I react to too much fat and other stuff, so most days I feel pretty good and than when I overdo it I feel less than stellar, unfortunately some things I just can’t quit eating because their simply too delicious to stop :p

    I’ve found a new gluten free vegetarian company I like which has organic natural mac and cheese which is awesome because the non natural one made me sick, also lasagne which tastes more like cannelloni but either way it’s awesome.
    She also has soups, I’ve only tried her split pea one but I wasn’t a fan too much salt.
    Also burritos that are expensive and quiet bland, didn’t really like it and it made my stomach feel heavy.

    I’m also only 56 kilos and 172cm, so not obese in fact I’m actually underweight supposedly, even though I literally eat stuff all day, but at least it’s pretty impossible for me to add any I usually loose some instead, because I apparantly have some left to loose haha silly body.

  • Garrett Christopher Ryan

    My comment goes out to anyone who actually believes that dogs on a vegan will not thrive and will waste away. My 5.5yr old Australian Shepherd has been vegan since she was 8 months old and before that on the “healthiest” (most expensive) kibbles and non gmo raw meats. I switched her to a vegan diet due to finding out about Bramble, the amount of dogs allergic to poultry, and for the ethical standpoint. I get her blood tested and labs done twice a year, never get her teeth cleaned, she is on NO flea or tick treatments, and the only supplements she receives is all the fruit and watermelon that she can eat. She runs over 20 miles per day, 3x a week with me while I ride dirt bikes. She swims against current and dock dives for 2+ hours everyday that we don’t ride. The vets always think that I’m pulling their leg when I tell them she’s 100% vegan and has been for 5 years. Most of them have been so interested they’ve told other patients about her and have given them my contact info. Her lab work has always came back as healthy as can be, she has no allergies, zero skin issues, zero coat issues, she’s had 1 tick in her entire life (and we regularly backpack in Idaho and eastern Oregon where there is an abundance of them) and flea control is managed by picking off any that we see. Her teeth are white as snow and she still has her puppy breath. If anyone wants to see what the muscular structure looks like check out the pics of her on my Instagram @garrett_c_ryan. Aside from all of that she is also a trained and active scent detection dog. And came from a bloodline that has major liver and cancer issues And rarely live past 4. So drop the heresay that dogs need meat.. And yes, if left to their own devices they will kill something and eat it.. They will also chase a car, their tail, or swallow their toys. They don’t need meat and neither do we. If you want to keep feeding dogs the same toxic crap you eat then that’s your choice, but get your facts straight when you try and knock something that isn’t traditional. How many obese, unhealthy people are on here that don’t believe that plant based is a better way? How’s your diet working out for you?

  • Garrett Christopher Ryan

    My comment goes out to anyone who actually believes that dogs on a vegan will not thrive and will waste away. My 5.5yr old Australian Shepherd has been vegan since she was 8 months old and before that on the “healthiest” (most expensive) kibbles and non gmo raw meats. I switched her to a vegan diet due to finding out about Bramble, the amount of dogs allergic to poultry, and for the ethical standpoint. I get her blood tested and labs done twice a year, never get her teeth cleaned, she is on no flea or tick medicine, and the only supplements she gets is all the fruit and watermelon that she wants. She runs over 20 miles a day, 3x a week with me while I ride dirt bikes, swims against current and dock dices for 2+ hours everyday that we don’t ride. The vets all think I’m pulling they’re leg when I tell them she’s 100% vegan and has been for 5 years. Labs always come back as healthy as can be, no allergies, no skin issues, 1 tick in her entire life (and we regularly backpack in Idaho and eastern Oregon where there are swarms of them) and flea control is manage by picking off any that we see. Teeth are white as day and she still has her puppy breath. If anyone wants to see what the muscular structure looks like check out the pics of her on my Instagram @garrett_c_ryan. Aside from all of that she is also a trained and active scent detection dog. So drop the heresay that dogs need meat.. And yes, if left to their own devices they will kill something eventually.. They will also chase a car, their tail, or swallow their toys. They don’t need meat and neither do we. If you want to keep feeding dogs the same toxic crap you eat then that’s your choice, but get your facts straight when you try and knock down something that isn’t traditional. How many obese, unhealthy people are on here knocking vegan vegetarian foods? Or are you all scientist that happen to be professional athletes on the top of your game?

  • Andrew Wills

    Obviously the author of the V-dog review know very little about plant based diets. I grew up in the deep woods country. Even coyotes eat a lot of plants in their diet. Every once in a great while you will find coyote scat with fur or bones. Most of the time just plant and seeds. Plant protein is highly absorbable and useable as it takes much less energy to digest. I could go on and on.
    The bottom line is this. My dog was riddled with health problems. He had arthritis, skin issues, and just felt bad most of the time. He was on a very expensive high quality meat based diet. I changed him to V-Dog and all problems are gone. All problems are gone!!!! He is 15 years old with sparkling eyes and loves to swim and hike all thanks to V-dog.

  • Pam Bacon

    FYI. There is no such thing as HUMANE slaughter. Just saying…