These are added into diets as an energy source.
These are added into diets as an energy source. However, they are used differently and have differing levels of importance in dog’s diets.
Carbohydrates are used by dogs as a quick source of energy. They also require slow release complex carbohydrates for sustained energy across the day.
Quick Tip: Remember you want to avoid vague terminologies. Ingredients such as ‘cereals’ are difficult to define and could be made up of less digestible grains such as Wheat and Sorghum. Plus, vague terms mean that the ingredient can shift from one batch to another. This means dogs could suddenly suffer from negative digestive effects or become intolerant due to unnoticeable change in recipe.