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Myths and misperceptions about ingredients used in commercial pet foods

Dottie Laflamme, Oscar Izquierdo, Laura Eirmann, Stephen Binder
Veterinary Clinics of North America. Small Animal Practice 2014, 44 (4): 689-98, v
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Information and misinformation about pet nutrition and pet foods, including ingredients used in pet foods, is widely available through various sources. Often, this "information" raises questions or concerns among pet owners. Many pet owners will turn to their veterinarian for answers to these questions. One of the challenges that veterinarians have is keeping up with the volume of misinformation about pet foods and sorting out fact from fiction. The goal of this article is to provide facts regarding some common myths about ingredients used in commercial pet foods so as to better prepare veterinarians to address their client's questions.

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