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Your Essential Guide To Finding Everything Your Vegan Pet Needs

by | April 15, 2020

For those looking to transition their dog to a (mostly or entirely) vegan diet and earth-conscious lifestyle, the change might seem a lot to take on. 

Making sure your dog gets what he or she needs — whether that’s an eco-friendly toy or fully plant-based meal — can be a bit overwhelming.

Fortunately, with a growing vegan movement, changing food systems and environmental uprising have come the companies made to answer your call.

What follows is a guide the brands taking the guesswork out for you — so you can worry about getting little Tofu to the park instead.

v-dog kind kibble vegan

v-dog

Perhaps the best known name in plant-based pet food, v-dog is a not-to-be-missed player in this hot new sphere.

This brand’s line of kibble and treats is made to bring out the best in your furry companion. Boasting simple plant-powered recipes made with high-quality ingredients you can pronounce, the entire range is naturally hypoallergenic, easily digestible and anti-inflammatory — not to mention rich in the plant-based protein your pupper needs to thrive.

Those skeptical of feeding their dogs a meat-free diet can rest easier knowing that v-dogs formula was formulated with the help of veterinary nutritionists and canine nutrition experts — professionals with your pet’s best interest in mind.

Don’t forget to use the code RAISEVDOG for $10 off your first kibble order.

hero pet supplies vegan store

Hero Pet Supplies

Hero Pet Supplies is the one-stop shop for any conscious pet owner, offering ethics-focused goodies for doggos and kitties alike.

This online retailer carries not only a range of meat-free dog food options from Wild Earth, but a wide selection of non-food pet necessities. This includes everything from a collection of leather free collars and harnesses to wooden pet brushes and USA-made canvas toys.

As an added perk, Pet Hero Supplies gives 10 percent of its profits to animal-friendly charities like The Human League and The Good Food Institute.

Don’t forget to use code BOUNCINGBUNNIES for 25 percent off of your Hero Pet Supplies order.

Because Animals Vegan Dog Food Supplement

Because Animals

Because Animals is a small but mighty company creating nutritious, sustainable pet food with a focus on protecting animals and the environment — all while remaining totally slaughter-free.

In order to achieve this lofty goal, Because Animals has chosen cultured ingredients like probiotics, nutritional yeast and — coming in 2021 — its marquee product, cultured meat.

For now, the brand offers two Superfood & Probiotic Supplements — one for cats, the other for dogs — which boast upwards of 250 million active probiotic cultures. These seaweed-based health boosters are designed to improve your furry friend’s immunity and digestion, and give them healthy fur and skin to boot!

Because Animals also offers peanut-butter dog cookies called Noochies because these tasty bites feature every vegan’s favorite ingredient, nutritional yeast or “nooch.” These human-grade, organic creations are loaded with whole food ingredients like ancient grains, banana, coconut oil, flaxseed and applesauce. You know — ingredients you can pronounce, so you know exactly what goes into every bite.

halo pets vegan food

Halo Pets

Makers of natural, sustainably sourced pet food, Halo Pets has garnered an outstanding reputation within the plant-powered pet food scene. In fact, its animal-free formula Garden of Vegan took home the VegNews award for Best Dog Food 2018 and was nominated for the same title for the 2019 awards.

This vegan product features a wholesome list of ingredients – including chickpeas, non-GMO vegetables and fruits, and nourishing plant-based oils – all carefully selected to help your dog stay vibrant and healthy on a balanced diet free of animal products.

On top of its award-winning kibble and wet formula dog food, the brand boasts two flavors of healthy vegan dog treats so your furry companion won’t have to miss a thing on a plant-based diet.

The brand’s vegan dog food and treats are also great alternatives for dogs with ingredient sensitivities as they don’t contain any meat, dairy, corn, or wheat.

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