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Is it possible to feed a cat or a dog under a vegan diet?

There are commercially available vegan dog foods that can be safely fed to dogs. Brown et al. tested vegan dog food on a set of Siberian Huskies: In 2009, Brown and colleagues [52] reported the ...
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Is it consistent with veganism to own a pet?

I always say that you can't own an animal. Can you own a human person? A reasonably broadly acceptable definition of veganism is an effort to avoid exploiting non-human animals for human use. ...
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Vegan biscuits/snacks for dogs

There are various companies that make vegan dog treats. Here's a few, though I'm not sure how many ship worldwide. Antler dog chews make sweet potato treats which they say consist of 100% sweet ...
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Which pets could be kept by someone who chooses to be vegan for environmental reasons?

As you point out, Rabbits are vegan. Their diet is primarily grass hay, which may be available locally. The environmental impact of getting the hay depends on how far away you have to go to get it (...
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Can I neuter/spay/desex my dogs as a vegan?

Disclaimer: I am not a veterinary doctor. I dropped out of college before I could graduate. Consider that if you are not going to let your dogs breed, then spaying or neutering them will most likely ...
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Which pets could be kept by someone who chooses to be vegan for environmental reasons?

My bet is on fishes. My arguments come below: low food consumption - the vast majority of fishes are cold-blooded (yes, there is at least one warm-blooded fish specie), so they need significantly ...
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Is it possible to feed a cat or a dog under a vegan diet?

There seems to be a consensus that dogs can be very healthy under a vegan diet, since they're omnivores like us. Of course it requires proper balance of macro and micronutrients. Cats are much more ...
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Is it possible to feed a cat or a dog under a vegan diet?

This is my non-expert opinion: dogs and cats have bodies that can process meat, while humans have bodies designed for a plant-based diet. But even cats and dogs can live healthily on a plant-based ...
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Which pets could be kept by someone who chooses to be vegan for environmental reasons?

Vegans who follow an ethical lifestyle, who would however like to share that life with an animal, can have several questions – for instance which pets are vegetarian or vegan so that they can blend ...
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Does it make sense to have carnivore pets if you are vegetarian/vegan?

I have extremely unpopular opinion. As vegan I don't think you can genuinely have a 'pet', because (for me) having a pet implies some sort of ownership over an individual. I don't deny the fact that ...
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Does it make sense to have carnivore pets if you are vegetarian/vegan?

I don't want to consider vegan dog food right now - just pretend it doesn't exist. To survive, they must eat meat/fish. Sorry, but asking a vegan to "pretend that meat eating is necessary" ...
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Can I neuter/spay/desex my dogs as a vegan?

Are you asking whether it is physically possible? Obviously not. Are you asking whether it is legal? I guess not. So you are asking in some other sense and hence it is just going to be opinion. I ...
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Is there information about pets that vegans choose?

The largest survey about choice of companion animals in the United States is the APPA National Pet Owners Survey and this survey doesn't appear to ask whether people identify as vegan. However, it ...
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Is it possible to feed a cat or a dog under a vegan diet?

Yes. Dogs Dogs are omnivores. Like humans, it's trivial to feed them a vegan diet. Cats Cats are carnivores. They can eat a vegan diet, but they require additives to their food. As others have ...
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Is it possible to feed a cat or a dog under a vegan diet?

My dog lives on a vegan diet. I'm buying my dog the Benevo food. My dog likes it and has no problems after two years of eating it. The company produces both cat and dog food. That's why I think ...
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