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Dobes and Lamb (taurine)

I am currently without a Dobe (waiting for a puppy). I feed Raw diet and I am just doing some research for some clients (I am a trainer) that have a very skinney Dobe on Ziwipeak. I am reading that there is Lamb in Ziwipeak and I understand that Lamb can pull Taurine which is important for good heart health. Is there anyone on this site that has specific knowledge of this issue.

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Considering lamb, meat in general, is considered a good source of Taurine, I'm not sure it makes sense that it would leach it out.

Animal meat is a good source of taurine. A variety of large animals. including birds and insects, all contain taurine. Mechanically deboned beef contains about 197 mg taurine per kilogram of dry weight. Beef liver contains about 2.359 g taurine per kilogram of dry weight. Lamb contains about 3.676 g taurine per kilogram of dry weight and chicken liver contains about 6.763 g taurine per kilogram of dry weight, according to a UC Davis study reported in the "Journal of Animal Physiology" in 2003.

Read more: What Foods Contain Taurine? | LIVESTRONG.COM


ETA: What sources are you referencing for it pulling Taurine?

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