Pet Health Care

For Dogs and Cats, No Such Thing as 'Bad' Fat

Sep 20 2006 - 1:30pm

While the concept of good and bad fats may be an effective way for humans to monitor the quality of their diets, it is not an appropriate concept for dogs and cats, according to a report in the September 1 issue of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

In general, dogs and cats have more good cholesterol than bad cholesterol in their bodies, no matter what types of fat they eat.

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