08/13/2010 02:43 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Is A Vegetarian Diet Safe For Dogs?

More people are forgoing meat for a whole spectrum of reasons -- from environmental to philosophical -- and now vegetarians are taking a second look at their dogs' meat-based diet -- and cringing. As a result, more owners are putting their dogs on a vegetarian or even vegan diet to bypass the health and ethical dilemmas that come with a side of beef, pork or chicken in their pet's kibble.

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