Is kibble bad for your dog & cat?


Moonlight Natural Pet Store is a downtown Vancouver pet store carrying quality raw pet food, good quality dog and cat treats & natural products for cats & dogs. We conduct almost all our pet research but it is not meant to be a substitute for talking with your holistic vet. Our backgrounds in our former lives include doing a lot of research. We bring these research skills to trying to cut through the noise. We hope we succeed bringing you a bit more understanding of your pet's health, nutrition and training.

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  1. May 21, 2019

    […] It is probably more likely to get listeria/ salmonella from kibble because owners do not wash their hands after touching it. This is because most pet owners assume incorrectly that as kibble was cooked it protects them from listeria, salmonella or e coli. Contamination typically happens in the kibble manufacturing process after cooking. See here for information on kibble manufacturing. […]

  2. February 5, 2020

    […] here for a discussion on nutrient loss when food is […]

  3. February 6, 2020

    […] Beyond grain-free pet kibble; Is kibble bad for your dog & cat?- (PART 1) […]

  4. December 11, 2020

    […] you review our blog on how kibble is made, you will notice that high temperatures are required in the extrusion process needed to make dog or […]

  5. May 29, 2023

    […] Is kibble bad for your dog & cat? (PART 1) […]

  6. July 6, 2023

    […] We also admit that dogs are adaptable to carbohydrates, unlike cats which makes them capable of utilizing carbohydrates in kibble. To make kibble, you need some carbohydrate (e.g. grains or no-grains such as potatoes) to hold the dough together. For how kibble is made you can read here. […]

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