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Vegan Posts Pics Of Her Lab ‘Excited’ To Eat Her Vegan Dinner, Gets Destroyed By Veterinarian
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Vegan Posts Pics Of Her Lab ‘Excited’ To Eat Her Vegan Dinner, Gets Destroyed By Veterinarian

With both vegan diets and dog ownership on the rise, it’s no surprise that there is a controversial crossover between the two. Some vegans are choosing to project their personal diet choices onto their pets with often devastating consequences, this is a choice that should not be taken lightly.

While dogs can theoretically survive on vegan dog food, the risks of malnutrition are high and they will need to be monitored carefully. Chemically synthesized supplements used to replace naturally-occurring vitamins and amino acids in balanced dog food can be expensive and need to be administered in the right quantities, and veterinary professionals generally advise against the practice of adopting a vegan lifestyle for your carnivore pets. People who choose to do it anyway usually do it for their own moral benefit, at the expense of their dog’s health. Perhaps these people could consider getting a rabbit or a goat instead?

This Tumblr post highlights the painful cognitive dissonance that vegan dog owners can experience, showing a mournful, gaunt-looking lab apparently ‘excited’ about yet another overly complicated yet nutritionally deficient meal. The post sparked a discussion about the merits of this vegan dog diet, and some of the responses are eye-opening, to say the least. Scroll down below to read them for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments.

Image credits: varanustitanus

People began to share their own opinion on the dog’s vegan diet

Some argued that dogs can be vegan

But were soon countered by more insightful commenters

Other people contributed to the discussion

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Tiny Dynamine
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3 years ago

I'm a veggie but I'm so fed up with vegans who are usually so self-righteous and stubborn, thinking they know everything and nobody can prove them wrong.

Rafaella Bueno
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3 years ago

Those are the kind of people who clearly are not vegan because they really care, but so that they can feel moraly superior. If they really cared about animals, their aim would be to study in order to do the best they can... not to show off how enlightened they are (and sometimes go as far as calling anyone who isn't vegan a monster, even vegetarians). These people give vegans a bad rep.

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kalle1724
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3 years ago

Question...did the dog ask to be fed a Vegan diet? If so, then knock yourself out and slowly kill your pets. Being vegan is a person choice and I get that...but for the love of god, step off your high horse and give your pets real food.

Alliy
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3 years ago

agreed

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Roger Haywood
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3 years ago

I don't have a problem with humans who choose to be vegan. I DO have a problem when they force their high and mighty views on everyone else, and ESPECIALLY when they force it on their pets! My friend is a vegetarian (borderline vegan) and she has no problem feeding her cats meat. She sometimes even gets in non vegetarian products for when I visit.

Imthewalrus81
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3 years ago

I totally agree. Not feeding your dog or cat meat is animal cruelty. How can anyone think this is compatible with a vegan lifestyle?

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
3 years ago

I'm a veggie but I'm so fed up with vegans who are usually so self-righteous and stubborn, thinking they know everything and nobody can prove them wrong.

Rafaella Bueno
Community Member
3 years ago

Those are the kind of people who clearly are not vegan because they really care, but so that they can feel moraly superior. If they really cared about animals, their aim would be to study in order to do the best they can... not to show off how enlightened they are (and sometimes go as far as calling anyone who isn't vegan a monster, even vegetarians). These people give vegans a bad rep.

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kalle1724
Community Member
3 years ago

Question...did the dog ask to be fed a Vegan diet? If so, then knock yourself out and slowly kill your pets. Being vegan is a person choice and I get that...but for the love of god, step off your high horse and give your pets real food.

Alliy
Community Member
3 years ago

agreed

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Roger Haywood
Community Member
3 years ago

I don't have a problem with humans who choose to be vegan. I DO have a problem when they force their high and mighty views on everyone else, and ESPECIALLY when they force it on their pets! My friend is a vegetarian (borderline vegan) and she has no problem feeding her cats meat. She sometimes even gets in non vegetarian products for when I visit.

Imthewalrus81
Community Member
3 years ago

I totally agree. Not feeding your dog or cat meat is animal cruelty. How can anyone think this is compatible with a vegan lifestyle?

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