A high protein dog food is one that contains more than 30% protein.
Too much protein can put stress on the kidneys, lead to bone loss, and cause nutrient deficiencies.
Signs of a high protein diet in dogs can include weight loss, increased thirst, and urination, and vomiting.
Read the labels of dog food carefully and choose a food that has no more than 30% protein.
Feed your dog a balanced diet that is high in fiber and low in protein.
If your dog is already eating a high protein diet, talk to your veterinarian about how to gradually switch them to a healthier diet.
A low protein dog food can help to improve kidney health, reduce bone loss, and prevent nutrient deficiencies.