Carbohydrates Updated on: March 12th, 2019

carbohydrates are the sugars, starches and fibers found in fruits, grains, vegetables and milk products. carbs are commonly found in kibble in order to form the pellet shapes

why we feed

Carbohydrates are used for cheap fillers and binders for kibble and inferior dog treats. Majority of kibble companies will use the carbohydrates corn, potatoes and rice as the main binder and filler of kibble as kibble cannot be formed into its shape without carbohydrates.

how to feed

Kibble manufacturers use carbohydrates for the abundancy, long shelf life, the price and how important it is in order to form kibble to its shape however NONE of these are related to nutritional benefits!

Additional info

No carbs are considered essential for a healthy canine diet - just protein and fat. Kibble these days contain between 46 and 74% carbohydrates!