What types of Meat, Bones and Organs can be included in a Raw Diet?

In our previous article we discussed the basic guide we use to breakdown your pet’s raw diet, and now we’ll move on to discuss the types of Meat, Bone and Organs readily available and their main benefits.   Here is a reminder of how to calculate the amount of food and how that is generally broken up. What and How Much Raw to include in your Raw Diet If you have a healthy adult dog, feed him or her 2% to 3% of his body weight. So if your dog is 45kg, feed him 1125g per day.  Please check our Raw Food Calculator, as it does take into account many other elements...

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What and How much to Include in your Pet’s Raw Diet

Switching a dog with an existing health problem to a raw diet can often produce an improvement in their condition. Among healthy pets, a raw diet is likely to help prevent some of the illnesses that are now common in many dogs. Most importantly, a high quality raw diet with bones will help promote a long, healthy, and happy life for you and your companion animal! If you are new to Raw or just starting out, you may feel a little nervous and unsure of exactly what to feed and how much.  That is completely natural.  However if you follow the basic rules below, and you monitor your...

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Raw Case Study – Alfie the Border Collie

Meet Alfie!  Alfie is a Border Collie from Redcliffe that started on Raw when he was 4 months old.  Find out why his human family chose Raw for their furbaby and all the benefits they are seeing so far! Each month we will be featuring a beautiful Instincto Fur baby!  If you would like to tell us your Raw story, we would love to hear from you. Simply fill in this questionnaire Instincto Case Study Questionnaire  and upload a few photos! Fur Babies Name, Age and Breed:  Alfie, 8 mths, Border Collie What were the initial reasons you wanted...

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7 Tips to Keep your Pets Healthy this Winter!

Winter is fast approaching and so is the need for us to be on top of our health before the cold and flu season, and our beloved pets are no exception. Unfortunately our pets, just like us, are susceptible to these illnesses but we can be proactive in ensuring optimal health. Here are several ways we can keep your pets’ immune system ready and fighting fit. 1. Diet and Supplements It goes without saying, you are what you eat. And a raw food diet is a sure fire way to implement a holistic nutrient dense diet rich in essential vitamins and minerals. Roo meat for instance is full...

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Why Kangaroo Is One of The Best Proteins For Pets

Roo is fast becoming the most preferred lean meat in Australia’s healthy, and environmentally conscious, kitchens… and dog bowls. You’ve probably already heard about the amazing benefits of kangaroo meat.  It is one of the leanest meats available, with only 2% fat and virtually 0% saturated fat which makes it a much healthier red meat option compared to beef and other meats. High Protein Diet Dogs have evolved on high-meat diets for centuries,  their digestive systems have adapted to get the most from a carnivorous high protein diet. One of the main reasons that...

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How to Treat & Prevent Common Illnesses in Pets

We all love our pets, but at some point, it’s inevitable they will get sick. In this article, we discuss common illnesses for pets, available treatments, and other important things to look out for to keep your pet healthy. Worms and Heartworm Worms and heartworm are one of the most common illnesses for pets. They can be contracted from: BirthMosquitoes and other insectsFleas and the environment Common symptoms include vomiting and diarrhoea, weight loss and a dry coat. While there are preventative treatments on the market, individual treatment through your vet is recommended,...

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Beef Meat is Gone!

Beef for us has been a bone of contention for a long time now (pun intended), as we have been selling it because it’s the done thing, everyone sells it and many barf and straight mixes in the market have it as part of their mix. Even some have roo mixed with beef offal which we struggle to understand why. Our issue with this protein and even what the raw market is doing, is that the reactions from our own years of observation and reports from you, our customer, is that it has the highest level of allergic reactions. Coupled with this is the unstable pricing that continues to go upward sometimes...

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Holidaying with Pets – A Pet Travel Guide

With the Easter holidays just around the corner, and some travel restrictions still in place, you may be considering a family getaway in your local region. Whether you are planning a few day trips, a weekend down the coast or two weeks exploring your great state, the change of scenery will be a great chance to break the mundane routine of school and work!  Once you make the decision to go however, next comes the planning and preparation. Where will you head to, what will you do, how will you travel and of course, who will you take? Taking your pet on holidays Our fur babies are...

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Is Raw Really Better Than Kibble?

Have you just welcomed a new fur baby into your family? Or maybe you are looking for a more holistic diet to feed or treat an existing health complication in your pet. Like many pet owners we too have been on this journey and that’s how Instincto was developed. Our journey began because as a family we struggled to find a supplier of fresh raw preservative-free meat for our animals. This inspired us to create a place that not only had various mixes and bone products on offer but also shared education and contacts for our customers to have their own raw food journey of learning without preaching....

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How A Raw Diet Can Support Your Pups Muscle Development

Diet is a very important part of keeping your dog healthy.  A poor diet in pets can result in many health complications from allergies, cancer, behavioural issues, joint mobility and tendon and muscle development to name a few. A raw food diet is the most natural and healthiest way to ensure your pet is getting all the nutrients they need from the natural source to help ensure they live long, healthy and happy lives with fewer health complications. A raw diet helps support your pets overall physical and mental development as they go from your cute little puppy to leader of the pack. A...

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