Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth for Dogs

diatomaceous earth for dogs
For Pet Owners, in short, Diatomaceous earth is an all natural, readily available and affordable product that works as a very effective parasite control for your dogs.   Food grade Diatomaceous Earth (DE), also known as natural amorphous silica, is an extremely versatile, and completely natural product that may be used in many ways, to achieve significant improvements in human, plant and animal health. It is an organic, non-toxic, chemical free, natural mineral, making it suitable for use anywhere – from a small garden to the largest agricultural ventures, and for animals of...

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Is Fish Safe for Your Pets?

Fish is a good source of several key vitamins and minerals that play important roles in maintaining your pet’s health throughout her life. It can form an important part of your Fresh Raw pet food diet for both your cats and dogs. Fish have much higher levels of Omega 3 and Omega 6 than other proteins, which really help with the overall well being of your companion. The Benefits of Omega-3 Fats Most of us understand the health benefits of including Omega-3 fats in our own diets, but Omega-3 fats can also provide our pets with a range of health benefits when included in their diet...

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Raw Chicken & Poultry Products in your Pet’s Raw Diet

Raw chicken and poultry products are an excellent protein source for carnivores like Dogs.  It can lower your dog’s risk of obesity by reducing carbs out of their diet and can also eliminate preservatives and other chemicals from the equation.  As always with a pet’s raw diet, care should be taken when keeping your companion on just one protein, for Pet food, over time they may build up allergies to the protein.  It is always advisable to have a mix of the poultry or add some red meat if your companion is not allergic.  This allows for diversity in your pet food...

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The Amazing Benefits of Raw Kangaroo Meat for Dogs

Dogs thrive on raw meat diets full of quality proteins.  All types of meat protein are beneficial but generally leaner meats with more nutrients, like kangaroo, are preferable and a small proportion of organ meat is a great nutritional boost.  Of course when picking a meat to feed your pet, you must also consider factors like affordability, quality, the environment and ethics and of course your dog’s individual tastes and needs. So what’s so good about raw Kangaroo meat for pets? Kangaroo Meat for Dogs In Australia, most people have heard about the amazing benefits of...

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How to Spot the Signs & Prevent Liver Disease In Dogs

The liver is a remarkable organ that has so many fundamental roles in keeping the body healthy. It assists with digestion and blood clotting and removes toxins from their system, just to name a few!   The Liver has an amazing ability to regenerate itself when damaged.  The downside of this ability, however, is that we might not see the signs of liver damage in your dog until it’s too late.  Often by the time you notice the signs, the damage has occurred and it is irreversible.  That’s why it’s crucial to understand the signs of liver damage, the potential causes and ways you can try...

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What Supplements or other Foods can be included in a Raw Diet?

In our other recent articles we discussed the basic guide we use to breakdown your pet’s raw diet, and the types of Meat, Bone and Organs and their main benefits.  Now we’ll move onto the various other foods and supplements that can easily be added into your pet’s Raw diet as required.    What other common foods and supplements can be added to your Raw diet? FRUITS & VEGETABLES Some of the most popular Fruits and Veges are below. Please note that all fruits and vegetables should ideally be pureed prior to feeding as this assists with digestion.  Yellow/Orange...

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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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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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