ACES News: Feed Fido Fresh, Human-Grade Dog Food To Scoop Less PoopFor decades, kibble has been our go-to diet for dogs. A new University of Illinois comparison study shows diets made with human-grade ingredients are not only highly palatable, they’re extremely digestible. These fresh diets include minimally processed ingredients such as beef, chicken, rice, carrots, broccoli and others in small chunks or a sort of casserole. The researchers also found that the fresh diets uniquely influenced the gut microbial community. “As we have shown in previous studies, the fecal microbial communities of healthy dogs fed fresh diets were different than those fed kibble.