The Modern Paws is proud to carry Valiant Pet Nutrition in Tampa, Florida. Dogs are the oldest domesticated animal, living alongside humans for thousands of years — so it's no surprise that humans and man's best friend share so many unique qualities. What is surprising, however, is that ancient dogs ate an uncomplicated diet of, primarily meat. Thousands of years later our domesticated furry friends are discovering the health benefits of eating a diet their ancestors ate. Nutrition has come full circle.