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>> Dogs love their food. But their meats heavy diets could be impacting the environment. Now one British company says it has the solution. Feed them insects instead. It's launched this dried dog food made from black soldier fly larvae to tackle what they call the carbon paw print.>> More of us trying to reduce our impact on the planet by cutting down the on the amount of meat that we eat.
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But for our cats and dogs, it's all meat-based. And so I've decided to see if there was an alternative.>> Some studies suggest pets consume as much as a fifth of the world's meat and fish. And the makers of the new food say a dog's carbon footprint is more than twice that of a four by four car.
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They claims they need just 2% of the land used to produce the same amount of meat. As a result, they generate far fewer greenhouse emissions. TV vet Corey Callum is a fan.>> And people are more and more eco-conscious. And this is such an easy way of making a change in your everyday life and your dog's day to day life that you can make that can really impact the environment.
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>> And as for the doggy taste test, well these four have no complaints whatsoever.