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Methionine and Vegan Pet Foods

Dogs use Methonine as the pre-requisite for synthesizing taurine, while cats require methionine for proper liver function. In either case, methionine must be received from the diet. Methionine is found in highest concentrations in animal proteins and in lower concentrations in plant-based proteins - cereal grains and pulses, such as wheat gluten, corn meal, brown rice, soy and whole peas.

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Vecado introduces Benevo to Canada.

  Vecado is proud to announce a new addition to its product line: Benevo, the largest independent vegan pet food company in the world, and the recepient of numerous awards!                Popular in over 40 countries, Benevo started its operations in the UK back in 2004, when the need for ethical, planet-friendly vegan pet food products became apparent in British vegetarian and vegan households.  Rather than campaigning for change or begging Mars and Purina to listen, the founders of Benevo believed, and still do, in providing real world alternatives to traditional meat pet foods, by replacing those essential nutrients found in meat with bio-available alternatives from non-animal sources. Working independently, they could apply their knowledge and ethics without...

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Vegan cat food and toilet products will keep your condo smelling fresh and clean!

You are a guardian to a beautiful cat, whose companionship brings much joy to your life. You like everything about him or her, but could live without that stinky smell that permeated your condo. You want your place to smell nicely, and might have already taken steps to solve this problem: scrubbed the box, laundered everything, used different brands of stain removers, and even installed a motion-sensing deodorizer in the litter box. You feel like you've done everything you could, but it didn't help much. What else can you do? Stinky smell is often a result of improper nutrition Lets look at the cause of this issue: bad smell from urine and feces is the direct result of the food...

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I am vegan, but can my companion animal be one too?

I want to live my vegan values, but also have a responsibility toward my companion animal to provide him/her with best possible nutrition...   You care about all living beings and the planet, and this is why you joined this exciting global vegan movement. You are leading a healthy lifestyle and are happy to cook delicious vegan meals for yourself and your family. In fact, the only meat-based product that you will find in your home is your companion animal's food. This creates a dilemma. One one hand, you wish your household was completely vegan. On the other hand, you have a responsibility to provide the best nutrition to your beloved cat and dog. Veganism works for you, but would...

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Toilet Products

Take care of your animal's needs AND take care of the Earth! Vecado is proud to introduce two additions to its product selection: Benevo® biodegradable poop bags and Ecosand litter for cats. These high quality, environmentally sustainable products eliminate unpleasant odors and are highly functional for your convenience. You will feel good about taking care of the Earth while taking care of your pet's needs!     Benevo® biodegradable poop bags Made from a sustainable and eco-friendly cornstarch base, these certified compostable poop bags are literally as green as you can get! Unlike most plastic bags which are fossil based and don’t degrade and degradable bags which fall apart into million of particles in the soil, our biodegradable poop bags are...

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