I know some readers share my interest in how dogs were fed in the past. In fact, some of us became friends years back on the old Pet Connection blog, talking about dog diets. Anyway, here are several passages on the subject from a few vintage books, and a dog photo from each for good measure.
An ad for Spratt’s, a processed dog food often mentioned in discussions of diet in dog books around the turn of the century:
If there is further interest, leave a comment and I will post again on the subject in future.