Resources For You and Your Pet
It seems to happen overnight. One day, your dog is leaping like a puppy, the next you notice that your beloved pooch has a little extra paunch to him—and is that grey in his muzzle?
Organic food. The phrase may bring to mind farmer’s markets and upscale grocery stores, but organic ingredients are also increasingly being featured in dog food, fueled by demand from savvy consumers who want the best for their pets.
Remember the high-protein diet craze that surged in the ‘90s? Lured by promises of weight-loss, people—seemingly overnight—bypassed the bagels and pasta in favor of steak with a side of bacon. Due to health concerns in humans, the predilection for high-protein food has eased over the years in favor of a more balanced diet, but the idea of a high-protein diet is still popular for our canine friends and for good reason.
You may have heard of the popular Paleo diet, a diet based completely on unprocessed fresh foods high in protein and low in carbohydrates. This diet suggests that if our ancestors evolved successfully over thousands and thousands of years by consuming such a diet, humans can continue to evolve without the processed foods and artificial ingredients that we currently consume.
Congrats on making the healthiest choice for your pet by switching them to a fully raw, grain-free diet. We’ve put together a complete guide to help you transition from conventional cat food to your new fresh, raw meals.
Congrats on making the healthiest choice for your pet by switching them to a fully raw, grain-free diet. We’ve put together a complete guide to help you transition from conventional dog food to your new fresh, raw meals.
Many things can disrupt the healthy function of your dog’s or cat’s immune system, including disease, chronic stress, medications (such as antibiotics), and even vaccines.
The famous saying “you are what you eat” doesn’t just apply to people; it applies to our pets, especially when it comes to the amount of fat in their diet. Fats are often the least understood aspect of canine diets and therefore few dogs are fed a proper balance of fats.
There are important nutritional differences between the prey animals that ancestors of our dogs and cats would have eaten in the wild and the farm-raised commercial animals used in a modern raw food diet.