Researchers sound bacteria warning over raw meat diet

The feeding of raw meat to dogs poses “a significant zoonotic threat” because of the potential for spreading antibiotic resistant forms of Escherichia colia new study has suggested. Scientists at the University of Bristol said they hope their research will help raise wider public awareness of the risks associated with the dietary program. In response, … Read more

Research links raw meat diets to higher presence of bacteria

A study has found Salmonella and antibiotic ‑ resistant forms of Escherichia coli are more commonly present in dogs fed raw meat diets, compared to those that are not. Scientists from the University of Liverpool analyzed nearly 200 faecal samples for the study, which has been published in the Journal of Small Animal Practice. And … Read more