When you visit Darwin’s website, you’ll see that we refer to our meals as “raw”, as this is the common term used for our kinds of meals. Having said that, we believe that the whole “raw vs. cooked” controversy is an unnecessary distraction from the real issue that should be focused on, which is “fresh food vs. processed food."
I’ve been feeding real food to my pets for more than 20 years. Like most pet owners who go down this path, I found my way to this approach because of a pet with health problems. In my case, the pet was Max, my Old English Sheepdog. Although he was only 10 years old at the time, Max was so arthritic that he could barely stand up. After trying everything that western veterinary medicine had to offer, I turned in desperation to a naturopathic vet.
Keep in mind, this was quite a while ago, and naturopathic medicine was somewhat unusual for humans, let alone for pets. But I was willing to try anything.
This is the time of year when many of us are thinking about our New Years resolutions – what we can do to help live a healthier life.
This year, while you’re thinking about what resolutions you can make for your own health, why not do the same for your best friend? Make a resolution to take better care of your pet this next year. That’s a resolution that will benefit not only your pet, but you as well, by assuring that your pet will live a longer and happier life. Continue reading →