Do dogs need meat in their diet to live a healthy life?

What is the dog's healthiest diet? It's a serious topic. Which is better, homemade or commercial food? Raw or processed? Canned or kibble? is one that many dog owners find themselves wondering.

Omnivore or carnivore?
Canis lupus, also known as gray wolves, are undoubtedly meat-eaters, having been known to down as much as twenty pounds of meat in a single meal. Large-hoofed mammals like deer, elk, bison, or moose are the preferred food of wolves. They also hunt hares, rats, and smaller mammals like beavers.