JOIN US FOR AN EVENING WITH MARK ROBERTS
Nutritionist for K9 Natural and researcher at the Institute of Veterinary Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, New Zealand. Mark is also involved in research at Denali National Park in Alaska, where he examines the impact of nutrition on grey wolves dogs’ closest relatives.
Natural Pet Pantry in Kirkland
10600 NE 68th Street, Kirkland WA 98033
April 11th @ 7:30pm
Topics Mark will Present
Examine how we’ve reached a point, whereby most dogs are fed a carbohydrate dense commercial diet.
Discussion of various studies that explore the question of whether dogs have evolved to prefer a carbohydrate-based diet, or if they still possess a biological leaning toward a prey-based diet, similar to that of their ancestors.
Discussion of other studies that examine the impact of macronutrient intake on dogs, and whether a high-fat diet is detrimental or not, to their health; other areas where health is affected by macronutrients.
Associations between domesticated dogs and wolves when fed similar, or dissimilar diets