It should be easy to choose climate-smart dog food. Products based on insects are not only nutritious for your dog, they are also kind to our planet. Insects are extremely resource-efficient in production compared to more traditional protein sources such as beef, pork and chicken. Insects need less water and food, take up almost no space at all and cause less carbon dioxide emissions.
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