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Dry food or raw? Diet affects skin gene expression in both healthy and atopic dogs

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Differences in skin gene expression were observed between healthy and atopic Staffordshire Bull Terriers as well as between dogs that ate either dry food or raw food. Raw food appeared to activate the skin’s immune system as well as the expression of genes that increase antioxidant production or have anti-inflammatory effects.

Source: ScienceDaily.com