Is dry or wet food better?
The short answer is: it is a personal preference.. So find what works for you and your pet.
There isn't a correct answer here, so i have prepared a summary of pros & cons for both types of food.
Higher moisture content (60% to 84%)
Generally higher amount of protein.
Generally less preservatives.
Usually more rich in flavour and is found more palatable by pets
Messy & offensive smell
Higher possibility to cause dental problems if not cleaned regularly
Once opened spoils quickly
Could be more expensive than dry food (depending on brand)
Available in smaller quantities (100g to 400g cans)
Convenience (cleaner, easier & quicker to serve)
Available in big quantities
Long storage life
Causes thirst and dehydrates (3% to 12% moisture content)
Less nutritional value in general depending on brand
Higher preservatives & artificial flavors contents depending on brand
Could be difficult for young puppies
& kittens, and for dogs / cats with teeth problems