Finally some brands are awakening to real Canine Nutrition, getting away from the common 80/10/10 ratio meals, which is amazing as no body knows where this golden ratio came from but it's not always ideal for every dog and life stage and must be tweaked, so it's causing allot of confusion from consumers when the … Continue reading Pre-Made Raw Meals- 80/10/10 Doesn’t mean Complete!
Right now, this topic will have umpteen answers, depending on where you look! I have always been and advocated weaning onto species appropriate raw foods 4 weeks+, after further insight and a video via Healthful Dog's Youtube Channel. I now know you can transition much earlier, from 2-3 weeks, as that's exactly when Wolf Pups … Continue reading Puppies, When can you Wean them? (old Blog)
Now every Fresh Food Feeder/Raw Food Feeder has heard of this "Golden Ratio" that is meant to mimic Whole Prey. (80% Muscle Meat, 10% Bone and 10% Organ) This seems like a great idea right? So if a Dog caught a rabbit and ate it, that's roughly the break down it would consume, As nature … Continue reading 80/10/10- Whats to know? (Old Blog)
So recently I bet everyone's been seeing the Raw Feeding World going absolutely crazy over "Balancing" and the NRC guidelines (National Research Council- Nutrient Requirements of Dogs and Cats) Now let me define the word "Balance" in this context as it's often used freely and open to interpretation. To Balance- To feed a Nutritionally Optimal … Continue reading To Balance or Not To Balance… Old Blog
Bailey Pictured before his Transition to Raw Does this Title sound bizarre?If so, GOOD! It's meant too!Many people spread the Myth that Raw Meat (The Taste of Blood) will make dogs aggressive and make them want more etc, as if they're Edward Cullen!The TruthIf you ate nothing but digestive biscuits all your life and then … Continue reading Can Dry Foods Make Dogs Aggressive?
Heard the expression, Give a dog a bone?Well it's not as easy is that, or is it?May people in the UK now are buying Baked/Roasted Weight Bearing Bones for their dogs, now they and their dogs are in there element with this "flavorsome" bone but yet don't know the danger in which it brings, These … Continue reading Them Bones, Them Bones, Them Raw Meaty Bones.
Garlic is notoriously known to be Toxic to our Canine Companions but this is awfully inaccurate, Garlic would only become Toxic if the Dog consumed in excess of 1 Clove per Kg of Body-weight in one go as it's non-accumulative. To be fed daily, this is enough to act as a Flea repellent/Immunity Booster! Weight … Continue reading Blood Suckers Don’t Like Garlic!
At first I thought the complete Minces were a great idea for people who want to raw feed but aren't confident with numbers or comfortable handling raw meats.I have been seeing various negative feedback on manufacturer websites (so it's not brand specific, although some are allot better than others)Here's a couple of examples of common … Continue reading Cons of Pre-Made “Complete” Raw Meals (80/10/10)
Now many of us dog owners have previously been to the vets because our canine companions have developed an ailment or some form, (even minor) Now I've noticed Antibiotics are prescribed allot for even the minor ailments like a slight ear infection etc, what I have also noticed and experienced is that the Conventional Vet … Continue reading Has your dog been prescribed Antibiotic’s?