They’re furry, they have four legs, and they make our lives better—but the similarities between cats and dogs may end there. In particular, cats and dogs have very different dietary needs. For example, did you know that 33% of a cat’s diet should be made up of protein, while only 18% of a dog’s diet needs to be?
Whether you are a cat person or a dog person, you should talk to your San Jose veterinarian to make sure that you are taking the best care possible of your animal companion. You should also take a look at this helpful infographic to learn more about the different nutritional needs of cats and dogs. Share it with your fellow animal lovers, and don’t forget to contact your veterinarian if you have any questions!