Resources For You and Your Pet

 

High-Protein Diets for Dogs

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.

The Ancestral Diet

 

The Ancestral Diet

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.

 

The Ancestral Diet

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.

Complete Transition Guide for Cats

 

Complete Transition Guide for Cats

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.

Complete Transition Guide for Dogs

 

Complete Transition Guide for Dogs

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.

Getting an Old Dog to Eat

 

Getting an Old Dog to Eat

My Rottie/Shepherd mix Sheba is 15 years old now, and has started to show signs of age.

Transitioning Dogs with Health Issues

 

Transitioning Dogs with Health Issues

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 Importance of Balanced Fats

 

The Importance of Balanced Fats

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.

Difference in Prey Animals

 

Difference in Prey Animals

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.

Finding a Veterinarian

 

Finding a Veterinarian

We believe a holistic vet has been properly educated in animal nutrition and understands the benefit of a fresh, raw diet for dogs and cats.

Comparing Types of Pet Food

 

Comparing Types of Pet Food

See how Darwin’s raw pet food stacks up against the competition!

Comparing Types of Pet Food

 

Comparing Types of Pet Food

See how Darwin’s raw pet food stacks up against the competition!