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Why Grain-free ?
- Jun 21, 2018 -

Grain-free refers to high-protein, medium-fat, and low-carbohydrate dog foods made from low-carbohydrate and fresh-meat such as vegetables and fruits without corn, wheat, wheat bran, and grain shells. It is easy to digest, with high absorption rate, safety and health characteristics. Because it contains no grains, it is easier for pets to digest and absorb.


The high animal protein content of grain-free foods is a major advancement in food nutrition. Due to the fact that dog's intestine is relatively short, only 3 to 4 times that of their body, it does not digest too much carbohydrate. In addition, as a carnivorous animal, the smell of dogs is extremely sensitive, but the taste is generally undeveloped. Foods are often swallowed in the mouth without full chewing, and are completely digested by hydrochloric acid secreted by the stomach and amylase secreted by the pancreas. The dog's swallowing habit, which uses meat as a staple food, does not cause serious problems to its digestive system. However, if carbohydrates are the staple food, it can easily lead to digestive diseases such as diarrhea and vomiting.


Another characteristic of grain-free is that corn, wheat, wheat bran, grain shells and other grains are not used as raw materials. Wang Tianfei, a senior pet nutritionist, mentioned in his monograph “How Good Dog Food is Made” that foreign institutions tested 278 dogs and food allergy components. The results showed that there were 7 cases of allergies caused by corn. For 56 cats, four allergies were caused by corn. The scope of the test may be small, but this test confirmed that corn and other grains can cause pet allergies.This is probably the direct reason why dog foods produced by major pet food companies are resolutely abandoned corn, wheat bran, and other grains. In Sweet, we paid great attention on the importance of food safety, and we have a strict QA team on our dog treat, dog snacks and dog food!